Ground Screw Press Release

APA Solar Racking is proud to announce the launch of a new line ofground screws.   APA has secured anexclusive U.S. distribution agreement with one of the world’s leading groundscrew manufacturers for solar projects of all sizes.  The APA Ground Screws are available with APAracking or can be fitted with other ground mount and tracker systems.

The ground screws are designed toAPA’s in-house engineering specs and backed by APA’s quality guarantee.  Customers will work directly with APA for allorders.  APA will manage the entireprocess for in-house application testing, loading engineering, volume orderingand inventory.  

Ground screws are the ideal foundation for rocky, hard pan, andcaliche soils. APA will have a few of the 2.35” ground screws featured at SolarPower International.

The ground screws are available with standard depthsof 40, 61, 73 and 85 inches to accommodate frost depths around the country. APA'sstandard screw diameter is 2.35" for better drivability, lower cost pointcompared to a 3”screw. Additional diameters up to 4.5" are available.  APA'sground screws are designed with the highest quality standards and backed byAPA's guarantee. The Superiorquality features heavy wall tube, welded connections, hot dipped galvanizedcoating, and a forged tip. These features allow massive amounts of torque anddown pressure to be applied, penetrating the toughest soils.

The APA GroundScrew is perfect for all APA racking systems and can easily be outfitted forother racking systems using either the set screw or flange connection.  The ground screws are easy to install with askid loader or mini excavator with an auger attachment or a pile driving rigwith a rotary head.


APA Solar Racking has been in the industry for over 10 years andhas an in-house engineering team that focuses heavily on research anddevelopment. AP Alternatives is officially launching this product and is doingour first of many projects in the Northeast. APA’s versatile line of racking solutions includes dual post, shallowmicro helical anchors; and a concrete-free ballasted system designed for speedof installation.  

APA is proud to be the most versatile racking provider in theindustry with foundations and solutions to any soil type. Check out some of ourground screw pictures from New York.

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