Pioneering Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) for 40 Years


Counteracting Pipeline Buoyancy with Ground Anchors

Platipus has created a number of standard pipe anchoring solutions that replace difficult traditional methods and are perfect for small and large pipelines.

  • Proven design solutions for buoyancy control of small & large pipelines
  • Significant time & cost savings over concrete coating / set on / bolt on weights / bags
  • Minimal environmental damage
  • Proof testing of each anchor upon installation
  • Application designed webbing for fast installation with no damage to pipes or their coating
  • Installation before or after the pipe is laid
  • No specialist installation equipment required
  • Flexible anchor selection for varying soil conditions
  • No Cathodic protection required



More Information about our Anchoring Systems for Pipeline Buoyancy

Key Benefits Of The Platipus Pipe Anchoring System

Stornoway Pipeline Construction

Key Benefits

  • Simple and effective concept
  • Lightweight corrosion resistant products to suit a range of design life requirements
  • Fast and easy installation
  • Immediate quantifiable loads
  • Holding capacity up to 200kN
  • Ideal for temporary and permanent situations
  • Cost effective alternative to traditional anchoring techniques
Environmental Benefits of the Platipus Ground Anchors

Environmental Benefits

  • No grout
    –  No curing time
    –  No mess
    –  No contamination
  • Low environmental impact
  • Can be suitable for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC’s)

Additional Services

  • Design assistance including full indemnification
  • Technical presentations
  • Site surveys and anchor testing
  • On-site training and demonstration
  • Supply and installation service through a network of Approved Installers
  • Large choice of hire equipment to install and proof test the system