AB Chance Helical Piling & Anchoring Systems

Hubbell is the world’s leading foundation repair expert and foundation manufacturer, featuring the Chance brand system for the civil construction, electric utility, and telecommunications markets. The A.B. Chance product line is perfect for a wide range of commercial, industrial, institutional and residential applications — from new homes and high-rise structures to sound walls, communication towers and bridges.

Since 1912, Chance has been the international leader in earth anchoring. All AB Chance products are made in the United States in Centralia, Missouri. Chance is the oldest, largest, and most experienced foundation specialists in the country. CHANCE® helical piles are approved by all national building code agencies.

The CHANCE Helical Pile System offers a well recognized and extremely cost effective alternative to other pile systems and is backed by over 100 years of engineering experience. By using the AB Chance product line, high-mobilization costs associated with driven piles, drilled shafts or auger-cast piles are eliminated. There is an instant torque-to-capacity feedback for production control.

Chance Helical Anchors

Since the early 1960s, Chance Helical Anchors have been used in the electric transmission industry as the primary guy anchor solution. Today, Chance Helical Anchors are finding increased popularity in civil construction applications because of the versatility and cost-effectiveness of this uplift (tension) restraint solution.

Chance Helical Piles

Chance Helical Piles are used worldwide to secure residential and commercial buildings, tower foundations, heavy equipment foundations, and many other deep foundation applications. Chance Helical Pile systems are used to transfer load weight to bearing plates located in stable soil. This patented system brings an economical solution to underpinning systems. Fast, predictable, and measurable are just three advantages of this building code evaluated and accepted system.

Chance Helical Piers

The Chance Helical Pier Foundation System offers a technically superior and cost-effective alternative to other remedial systems. Our system is backed by more than 80 years of structural engineering experience.

Chance Helical Pulldown Micropiles

The AB Chance Helical Pulldown Micropile from MDTI is a system for constructing a grout column around the shaft of a standard Helical Pile Foundation System. The AB Chance Helical Pulldown Micropile (HPM) brings the advantages of the pre-engineered helical pile to higher load applications, providing compression loads of 20,000 lbs. to 400,000 lbs. per pile.

Products & Applications

AB Chance has a wide variety of products, including:

  • Helical Anchors
  • Helical Piles
  • Repair Brackets
  • Helical Brackets
  • Pile Caps
  • Helical Piers
  • Helical Pulldown Micropiles

The Chance product line can be utilized in the following applications:

  • Foundation Underpinning
  • Piling Systems
  • Earth Retention Systems
  • Tieback Anchors
  • Soil & Ground Screws
  • New Construction
  • Micropile Systems
  • Wall Repair
  • Foundation Repair