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Friday, 02 March 2018 13:09

2018 Geotechnical Testing Catalogues

Geoengineer.org compiled the catalogues of the Leading Geotechnical Testing Firms!!

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Friday, 23 February 2018 14:43

2018 GEOTECHNICAL TESTING CATALOGUES

Here you can find the testing catalogues of Humboldt, Gilson, Wykeham Farrance and Geocomp for your review! Below we also highlight some of the most interesting products/listings in them.

 

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Humboldt is a well-established manufacturer and supplier of construction materials testing equipment. Humboldt Mfg. Co. products are available worldwide through their dealer network and directly from their factory. SmartDCP for Dual-Mass Penetrometers Vastly improve accuracy and ease of collecting and transferring data from field to office. You can find more information at p.23. 

Download their catalogue for more: https://www.humboldtmfg.com/online-catalog-2018/

Gilson is a also manufacturer and distributor of high-quality construction testing equipment and laboratory testing equipment suited to your unique applications. Their materials testing equipment spans across many industries including construction, laboratory, pharmaceuticals, and much more! In Gilson’s geotechnical catalogue. You can find more information about the High Capacity Geosynthetic Direct Shear Machine on p. 193.

Download their catalogue for more: https://www.globalgilson.com/gilson-catalog

Geocomp Laboratory Systems are automated universal testing stations which measure the mechanical properties of soil, rock, and geosynthetics. These state-of-the-art systems are capable of production work as well as high-quality research. Their testing system Cyclic Direct Simple Shear DSS_ load frame,  stands out on p. 39. The ShearTrac II-DSS system is a universal shear system capable of performing the consolidation, static and cyclic direct simple shear phases under full automatic control. This system is of the type developed at NGI in the mid 1960's. The DSS test generates a fairly homogeneous state of shear stress throughout the specimen, which provides initial stress condition, stress path, and deformation configuration that models numerous field loading conditions more closely than any other strength tests such as triaxial. The system consists of a computer-controlled unit that utilizes a micro-stepper motor to apply the vertical load and a servo-motor for the horizontal load to the soil specimen.

Download their catalogue for more: Download Geocomp Catalog

Wykeham Farrance is also one of the longest established manufacturing companies with 75+ years expertise in the world of Geotechnical Testing Systems with commitment to quality testing and is now part of the CONTROLS GROUP as the Soil Mechanics Division. The stress-strain behavior of Soil is typically investigated with triaxial test on undisturbed, remolded or compacted specimens subject to increasing loads and variable drainage conditions simulating as closely as possible the site conditions and the effects of construction, excavation, embankment, landslide, wave propagation, seismic loading. Their latest generation of Triaxial Systems for Soil Mechanics will boost your laboratory with their modular devices expertly designed for Soil Mechanics testing.

Download their catalogue for more: http://www.wfi.co.uk/eng/catalogues

 

 

Monday, 31 July 2017 13:12

2017 Geotechnical Testing Catalogues

Geoengineer.org compiled the catalogues of the Leading Geotechnical Testing Firms!!

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Monday, 24 July 2017 14:29

2017 GEOTECHNICAL TESTING CATALOGUES

Our visitors commonly ask us about different products, so this year, we decided to compile together the 2017 geotechnical testing catalogies of the main geotechnical testing firms. Here you can find the testing catalogues of Humboldt, Gilson, Wykeham Farrance and Geocomp for your review! Below we also highlight some of the most interesting products/listings in them.

 

DOWNLOAD GEOTECHNICAL TESTING CATALOGUES (PDF)

 

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What's new:

Humboldt is a well-established manufacturer and supplier of construction materials testing equipment. Humboldt Mfg. Co. products are available worldwide through their dealer network and directly from their factory. Humboldt has been pushing forward with its new Elite Series testing machines that feature touch-screen technology, and automatic testing control. These can be found on p.92. Moreover Humboldt's Hydrometer Jar uses a microprocessor-based temperature control with integral heater and chiller.

You can find it on p. 83 Download their catalogue for more: https://www.humboldtmfg.com/online-catalog-2017

Gilson is a also manufacturer and distributor of high-quality construction testing equipment and laboratory testing equipment suited to your unique applications. Their materials testing equipment spans across many industries including construction, laboratory, pharmaceuticals, and much more! In Gilson’s geotechnical catalogue, the equipment for the well-known California Bearing Ratio stands out on p. 164, as well as the Digital Load & Displacement Indicators provide electronic displacement measurements on p. 180.

Download their catalogue for more: https://www.globalgilson.com/docs/product-catalog/gilson-catalog-2017.pdf

GeocompLaboratory Systems are automated universal testing stations which measure the mechanical properties of soil, rock, and geosynthetics. These state-of-the-art systems are capable of production work as well as high-quality research. Their brand new Resonant Column and Torsional Shear device stands out on p. 16. Geocomp’s RC-TS pioneers a new approach to resonant column testing in which rotation of the top of the specimen is measured very precisely by two accelerometers and torque is measured directly at the base. Measured rotation and torque are used to directly calculate shear modulus and damping. Another highlight is On p. 12, one can find the Cyclic Triaxial products that consist of a triaxial cell to retain the sample, and a load frame with computer-controlled platen.

Download their catalogue for more: Download Geocomp Catalog

Wykeham Farrance is also one of the longest established manufacturing companies in the world of Geotechnical Testing Systems with commitment to quality testing and is now part of the CONTROLS GROUP as the Soil Mechanics Division. The electromechanical servoactuation (EmS) technology that has been developed by Controls certainly stands out in the catalogue. It is a silent,environmental friendly, performing technology that eclipses the pneumatic systems removing the need of large, noisy, power consuming air compressors and air treatment devices. The benefits of the electromechanical actuation are numerous and are ‘threatening” pneumatic systems, that require compressed air.

Download their catalogue for more: http://www.wfi.co.uk/eng/catalogues

 

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