KEY FEATURES
MODEL

PS-1 Model [Base Model]
Description: Test For: Applicable On:

The PS-1 Model is the base model and is most frequently used for shorter piles, with a 3 lb instrumented hammer as the source. As a general rule, the longer the pile, the larger the required hammer. Test with a hydrophone in a water-filled, grouted cased borehole.

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  • Foundation Integrity
  • Foundation Type
  • Foundation Length Determination
  • Scour Evaluation
  • Deep Foundations
  • Abutment Piers
  • Sheet Piles & Footings
PS-1G Model
Description: Test For: Applicable On:

The PS-1G Model includes a hydrophone and a triaxial geophone which can be used for PS and Downhole Seismic (DS) testing. This system is capable of testing a wider distribution of pile lengths with a heavier sledge hammer used as the source. Test with a hydrophone in a water-filled, grouted cased borehole or with a triaxial geophone in a grouted cased borehole.

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  • Foundation Integrity
  • Foundation Type
  • Foundation Length Determination
  • Scour Evaluation
  • Seismic Shear and Compressional Wave Velocities (DS)
  • Locate Faults/Fractures (DS)
  • Image Voids, Solution Caverns, Washouts with Tomography (DS)
  • Deep Foundations
  • Abutment Piers
  • Sheet Piles & Footings
  • Soil & Rock for Seismic Vibrating (DS)
  • Machine Foundation Design (DS)
PS-1 + SE/IR-1 Model
Description: Test For: Applicable On:

Best bundled deal for comprehensive foundation testing at a lower cost compared to purchasing the systems separately as the systems share many common components.

The bundled testing systems include:
Parallel Seismic (PS)
Sonic Echo/Impulse Response (SE/IR)

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  • Cracks
  • Diameter Changes
    (bulb or neck)
  • Deep Foundation Depths
  • Shallow Foundation Depths
  • Foundation Types
  • Foundation Integrity
  • Length Determination
  • Soil Intrusions
  • Scour Evaluation
  • Uncured or Weak Concrete
  • Voids
  • Auger Cast Concrete Piles
  • Bridge Abutments
  • Drilled Shafts
    (Bored Piles)
  • Driven Concrete Piles
  • Wall Piers
  • Wood Piles