Some advanced equipment & technologies are now being used in Portcoast Consultant Corporation and the first ones to be applied to the survey, design and consultancy for transport works in Vietnam.

PORTCOAST has been using and has the licenses of using the modern international software as the following:

STORMBEE UAV S20

STORMBEE UAV (S20)

STORMBEE is a user-friendly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) custom designed for laserscanning with a FARO Focus laser scanner. User-friendliness was one of the primary requirements during its development ensuring that both fl ying the UAV and post- processing the data is as simple as possible. STORMBEE can be fl own fully automatic from take-off to landing using the dedicated iPad app. It has advanced safety features ensuring it always comes home even when one of its motors has failed. In addition , STORMBEE is also transport user-friendly. It’s arms and legs are foldable ensuring it fi ts in your car booth. Post-processing the laser scan data into a cm-accurate geo-referenced point cloud using our in-house developed BEEFLEX software package is straightforward and takes very little time.

Leica Scanstation P50

Leica Scanstation P50

For industry professionals looking to scan inaccessible places and find new business opportunities, Leica ScanStation P50 is the fastest and safest, long range 3D laser scanner. Unlike any other laser scanner, the P50 solution maximises productivity by scanning inaccessible places at a safe position on site, reducing time in the field with less setups.
- Highest quality 3D data and HDR imaging
- Extremely high - speed scan rate of 1 mio points per second
- Ranges of up to 1 kilometre
- Low range noise
- Survey-grade dual-axis compensation.

Leica RTC360 3D Laser Scanner

Leica RTC360 3D Laser Scanner

The Leica RTC360 3D reality capture solution empowers users to document and capture their environments in 3D, improving efficiency and productivity in the field and in the office through fast, simple-to-use, accurate, and portable hardware and software. The RTC360 3D laser scanner is the solution for professionals to manage project complexities with accurate and reliable 3D representations and discover the possibilities of any site.
Highly portable, highly automated, intuitive and designed for maximum productivity, the RTC360 solution efficiently combines the RTC360 a high-performance 3D laser scanner, Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 mobile-device app for edge computing for automatically registering scans in real time, and Leica Cyclone REGISTER 360 office software to integrate your 3D model seamlessly into your workflow.

Leica BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner

Leica BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner

The Leica BLK360 captures the world around you with full-colour panoramic images overlaid on a high-accuracy point cloud. Simple to use with the single push of one button, the BLK360 is the smallest and lightest imaging laser scanner of its kind. Anyone who can operate an iPad can now capture the world around them with high resolution 3D panoramic images.

Leica iCON iCR80 Robotic Total Station

Leica iCON iCR80 Robotic Total Station

The Leica iCON iCR80 construction total station keeps its ‘eye’ on only one thing: the user’s target. Layout more points per day thanks to ATRplus, the most robust automated-aiming, lock and re-lock technology in the market. The iCR80 is especially useful in congested sites with many distractions, such as reflections, machines and people moving around. Challenging and changing site conditions should not be an obstacle.

The iCON iCR80 feature:

  • Faster prism search by patented technology, PowerSearch
  • Stable data communication with long-range Bluetooth® (up to 400m)
  • Easy hand-over control from pole to machine and vice versa
  • ATRplus technology, maximising the total station’s ability to remain locked on your target for highest point-to-point layout speed
  • “Tune out targets” feature to ignore other distractions in the field
  • Fastest re-lock in case of interrupted line of sight
  • Dynamic Lock (optionally available) – ability to search and lock onto moving targets

Leica iCON GPS 70 Series – Ultimate performance for your construction site

Leica iCON GPS 70 Series – Ultimate performance for your construction site

Ultimate GNSS Rover and field solution for maximum efficiency. Speed up – anytime, anywhere. Leica Geosystems introduces the most efficient construction GNSS rovers, the Leica iCON gps 70 Series. Combining the latest GNSS technology and inertial measurement unit (IMU), the Leica iCON gps 70 T is equipped with permanent tilt compensation and as well resistant to any magnetic interferences. Being calibration-free, the iCON gps 70 T is ready when you are – anytime, anywhere. The iCON gps 70 T releases the limitations of working with the pole in vertical positions and increases the productivity compared to conventional methods.

Leica iCON CC80 Tablet Computer

Leica iCON CC80 Tablet Computer

Ultimate GNSS Rover and field solution for maximum efficiency. Speed up – anytime, anywhere. Leica Geosystems introduces the most efficient construction GNSS rovers, the Leica iCON gps 70 Series. Combining the latest GNSS technology and inertial measurement unit (IMU), the Leica iCON gps 70 T is equipped with permanent tilt compensation and as well resistant to any magnetic interferences. Being calibration-free, the iCON gps 70 T is ready when you are – anytime, anywhere. The iCON gps 70 T releases the limitations of working with the pole in vertical positions and increases the productivity compared to conventional methods.

Leica Nova TS60 – World’s most accurate total station

Leica iCON CC80 Tablet Computer

The new Leica Nova TS60 total station is the world’s most accurate total station, designed to tackle your most demanding projects. The ground-breaking angular accuracy of 0.5” (sub-second) and distance accuracy of 0.6mm + 1ppm (sub-millimetre) enables you to work at the same high performance levels, even in the harshest of conditions. Be it in rain, fog, dust, sun, heat shimmer or reflections, the TS60 offers the fastest re-lock in case of an interrupted line of sight.

When to use the Leica Nova TS60:

  • Highest accuracy for stakeout tasks in construction projects: stakeout design data, guiding pre-fabricated elements to the right position
  • Reference network measurements for construction and infrastructure projects: define the reference network frame with precise angle and distance measurements
  • Measuring buildings and structures: bridge condition/clearance analysis, BIM and as-built
  • Checking pre-fabricated elements in shipbuilding and for wind turbines: as-built checks and dimension control
  • Monitoring measurements: permanent or campaign monitoring of bridges, buildings and steel structures
  • Control of slab track installation and clearance surveys of railways

Leica GS18 T – World’s Fastest GNSS RTK Rover

Leica GS18 T – World’s Fastest GNSS RTK Rover

You no longer need to hold the pole vertical to level the bubble with the new Leica GS18 T, the fastest and easiest-to-use GNSS smart antenna and RTK rover. This latest innovation combines GNSS and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to be the first true tilt compensation solution immune to magnetic disturbances and is calibration-free.

As you no longer need to watch and level the bubble, you can focus on your task at hand and save time over conventional surveying practices. Uninterrupted, accurate positioning when surrounded by or in close proximity to metallic objects - measure where others simply couldn’t before. The GS18 T works directly out of the box without any calibration procedure.

Leica CS20 Field Controller

Leica CS20 Field Controller

The Leica CS20 controller offers a robust design and high performance, providing the ultimate in control and convenience with complete mobility. Touch screen technology allows you to process data while a stunning 3D view transforms your Leica Viva GNSS and Leica Nova scanning experiences.

With the CS20, you are in complete control and can take your entire office on the go. It provides you with an intuitive user experience and makes your measuring tasks enjoyable.

  • Red Dot award-winning product design
  • Integrated DISTO™ for accurate electronic distance measuring
  • Radio and antenna for long-range robotic total station control

FARO FOCUS S350-A

FARO FOCUS S350-A

The FARO Focus S350-A is specially designed for outdoor applications due to its small size, extra light weight and extended scanning range. The Focus S350-A provides scanning results even in challenging environments, narrow job-sites, dusty or humid areas, in rain or direct sunlight applications. An on-site compensation tool allows data quality optimization on-site. Integrated GPS & GLONASS receiver enable easy positioning. HDR imaging and HD photo resolution ensure true-to-detail scan results with high data quality. Focus S350A Laser Scanner truly mobile for fast, secure and reliable scanning.

FARO Freestyle3D X

FARO Freestyle3D X

The FARO Scanner Freestyle3D X is especially designed for challenging scanning projects which require highest accuracy. It is suitable for all applications in which demanding projects must be quickly scanned from various perspectives. The high-precision 3D scan data can easily be imported into all commonly used software solutions for architecture, accident reconstruction, civil engineering, construction, facility management, forensics or industrial manufacturing.

FARO ScanPlan

FARO ScanPlan

FARO ScanPlan, an innovative, handheld device that dramatically speeds up the process of capturing 2D floor plans. It is an ideal tool for anyone who needs to quickly obtain as-built floor plans of buildings for threat assessment, pre-incident planning and fire protection engineering, 2D as-built documentation, or optimal scan job planning. Use the ScanPlan to document floor plans of buildings large and small, including houses, schools, shopping malls, public venues, office buildings, construction sites, and more.

Bathymetric & Hydraulic Equipments

Bathymetric & Hydraulic Equiments

Modern bathymetric & hydraulic survey equipment include tide/ current gauge of latest generation (Sontek Triton Wave Gauge) which could determine the wave frequency and directional spectrum, tidal WSL with high accuracy; the complex equipment OBS-5 & OBS-3A which can measure the temperature, pressure, salinity, turbidity and concentrated sediment, the meteorological station AWS-2, the wind velocity and direction station EL,... To serve for survey work, Portcoast has invested the modern equipment for bathymetric survey such as DGPS Dual Frequency and RTK technology (Real Time Kinematic), Echotrac MKIII echo sounder dual frequency and STRATA BOX Marine Geophysical Instrument, Electronic Total Station 6001C, Leica digital levels alleviate demanding leveling tasks on any site (Model LS10), Automatic Leveling Equipment (Model AT-G3).

Nortek AWAC

Nortek AWAC

Nortek AWAC is a revolutionary instrument that gives you both a current profiler and a wave directional system in one unit. You can measure the current speed and direction in 1-m thick layers from the bottom to the surface and you can measure long waves, storm waves, short wind waves, or transient waves generated by local ship traffic.

Sontek Agonaut-XR

Sontek Agonaut-XR

The Argonaut-XR offers exceptional value for near shore deployments in less than 40 m of water. Designed specifically for mounting on the bottom of a river, channel, or harbor, the XR features a special mode that automatically adjusts one of its measurement cells for changing water level. Its small size, rugged build, and flexible system architecture make the XR attractive for both real-time operation and autonomous deployments.

Sontek Agonaut-ADV

Sontek Agonaut-ADV

Providing robust velocity measurements in a compact, easy-to-use package, the SonTek Argonaut-ADV is the ultimate instrument for shallow water flow monitoring. Ideal for low-flow applications in shallow streams, marshes, lakes, or water treatment facilities, the 3-axis (3D) Argonaut-ADV's advanced Doppler technology measures single-point velocity away from flow obstructions. All signal processing is done internally, allowing the Argonaut-ADV to be readily integrated with a wide range of additional sensors.

Odom ES3-M

Odom ES3-M

Odom ES3-M is the echo sonar multibeam which integrates the best features of products from two industry leaders in one compact package. In the ES3-M Odom Hydrographic's paradigm changing ES3 multibeam sonar is united with Teledyne TSS's survey proven DMS line of motion sensors. The two companies technical cooperation has resulted in a system with virtually zero fixed offsets (rollandpitch) between the two central components of a Hydrographic Multibeam System. Eliminating offsets means quicker installations, faster calibrations and reduced setup errors, helping you maximize productivity. Range resolution: 2cm in 100m water depth.

OBS-3A

OBS-3A

The OBS-3A combines our OBS® probe with pressure, temperature, and conductivity sensors in a battery- powered recording instrument. ... The heart of the OBS-3A monitoring system is an OBS sensor for measuring turbidity and suspended solids concentrations.

OBS-5+

OBS-5+

The OBS-5+ monitors high sediment concentrations using an infrared laser and a proprietary dual photo-detection system (U.S. Patent No. 5,796,481). The probe transmits sediment concentration and depth to a PC via an RS-232 or RS-485 link. Data are also stored internally. The OBS-5+ is ideal for monitoring dredging and site-remediation operations, determining dredge efficiency, providing data for sediment transport research, and supporting undersea mining and trenching.

EdgeTech 4200-MP Side Scan Sonar System

EdgeTech 4200-MP Side Scan Sonar System

EdgeTech 4200-MP Side Scan Sonar System provides a unique advantage over conventional dual frequency side scan systems by combining EdgeTech’s Full Spectrum and Multi-Pulse technologies into one unit. Providing high resolution images of seabed in oceans, lakes and rivers. The 4200-MP comes available with a choice of two dual simultaneous frequency sets; either 100/400 kHz or 300/600 kHz, and offers two software selectable modes of operation:
- High Definition Mode (HDM) – conventional dual simultaneous frequency operation with extra long array for superior resolution; excellent tool for Mine Countermeasures (MCM).
- High Speed Mode (HSM) – Multi-Pulse operation on either selected frequency for speeds up to 10 knots, while meeting NOAA and IHO-44 requirements for Hydrographic Survey for "hits on target" compared to conventional systems at 4 knots. This is an additional feature for high-speed navy patrol vessels.
Resolution across track: 15cm with 600khz frequency

EdgeTech 3200-XS Sub-bottom Profiling System

EdgeTech 3200-XS Sub-bottom Profiling
                    System

EdgeTech 3200-XS Sub-bottom Profiling System is a high-resolution wideband Frequency Modulated (FM) sub-bottom profiler utilizing EdgeTech’s proprietary Full Spectrum CHIRP technology. The system transmits a FM pulse that is linearly swept over a Full Spectrum frequency. The acoustic return received at the hydrophones is passed through a pulse compression filter, generating high-resolution images of the sub-bottom stratigraphy in oceans, lakes, and rivers. Vertical resolution: 8-20cm Penetration: 30m in coarse and calcareous sand 250m in soft clay.

Echotrac MKIII

Echotrac MKIII

The Echotrac MKIII is the only sounder on the market offering you the choice of either a high resolution thermal paper recorder or a full-sized high bright color LCD chart in interchangeable module format. Both high and low channels feature frequency agility, enabling the operator to precisely match the transceiver to almost any existing transducer. This ability minimizes near-surface noise caused by transducer ringing while increasing echo return strength. The MKIII is capable of both shallow and deep water operations and features unsurpassed interfacing flexibility with four serial ports and high speed Ethernet capability for maximum efficiency.

Odom Hydrotrac

Odom Hydrotrac

Specifically designed for work in less-than-ideal circumstances on small survey boats and inflatable watercraft, the Hydrotrac offers compact portability and the confidence of knowing you're using an Odom product. It is completely waterproof and comes equipped with the same advanced features you've come to trust and depend on in Odom echo sounders.

Leica LS10 Digital Levels

Leica LS10 Digital Levels

Leica LS10 Digital Levels alleviate demanding levelling tasks on any site. Automated functions and industry-leading 0.2mm accuracy allow users to easily demonstrate their measuring skills while effectively completing any project.

Leica NA2 Level

Leica NA2 Level

The NA2 automatic level is the flagship optical level product from Leica Geosystems. Designed by leading surveyors and developed by highly skilled engineers with a great deal of experience in knowing what an instrument must achieve in the field.

DMS range of motion sensors

DMS range of motion sensors

The DMS range of motion sensors is designed specifically for the motion measurement needs of the marine industry.
The DMS provides accurate motion measurement in all sea conditions. Incorporating an enhanced external velocity and heading aiding algorithm for improved accuracy during dynamic manoeuvres, the solid state angular rate sensors offer reliability in the highest performing vertical reference unit.
The DMS is rated to 3000m as standard with 6000m available on request. The sensor can be supplied in various configurations for integration with towed vehicles and other applications. As with all TSS system, the DMS is certified to meet all current and anticipated European legislation for electromagnetic compatibility and electronic emissions.
Dynamic accuracy:
- Heave: 5cm.
- Roll-pitch: 0.05o.

Weather station NRG

Meteorological station AWS-2

The innovative design of SymphoniePLUS3 allows you to log time-stamped data from up to 15 sensors. Six counter (anemometer) channels and two analog wind direction channels are built-in, while three “flex” channels and the remaining four analog channels allow for numerous sensor configuration options depending on the requirements of your particular measurement campaign.

Meteorological station AWS-2

Meteorological station AWS-2

Meteorological station AWS-2 is a modern equipment which can record meteorological data through 6 sensors:
- 2 sensors of wind measuring (wind direction and velocity).
- 1 sensor of temperature measuring.
- 1 sensor of rain volume measuring.
- 1 sensor of solar radiation measuring.
- 1 sensor of humidity measuring.

These sensors are connected with control box through ports of the control box.

Odom Digibar Pro™

Odom Digibar Pro™

Odom Digibar Pro™ is the most cost-efficient and accurate means of determining water column sound velocities. It quickly calibrates acoustic systems regardless of sea state or current, and is faster and safer than the traditional bar check method. Digibar Pro™ uses “sing-around” technology, which automatically compensates for all factors influencing sound velocity, including salinity, depth and temperature. Resolution: 0.1m/sec Accuracy: +(-) 0.3m/sec.

HOBO

HOBO™

The HOBO Water Level data logger features high accuracy at a great price and ease-of-use, with no cumbersome vent tubes or desiccants to maintain. This data logger is ideal for recording water levels and temperatures in shallow wells, streams, lakes and freshwater wetlands. For saltwater deployments, such as brackish wetlands and tidal areas, see HOBO U20 Water Level Titanium.

DJI Phantom 4 RTK

DJI Phantom 4 RTK

The Phantom 4 RTK Quadcopter from DJI is a Phantom 4 quadcopter that is designed to deliver centimeter-level accurate mapping that can be extremely useful for surveying, construction sites, and inspections. Utilizing an RTK receiver on the top of Phantom 4, the Phantom 4 RTK can achieve 1cm+1ppm RTK horizontal and 1.5cm+1ppm RTK vertical

Topcon Hyper V

Topcon Hyper V

Topcon raises the standard once again by adding Vanguard Technology’s 226 channels and fence antenna into a versatile, configurable receiver, HiPer V. The additional channels and precision antenna element make RTK positioning faster and more productive than any other receiver on the market.

Drilling Rig XY-1

Drilling Rig XY-1

The drilling rig XY-1 (China) with 20HP capacity is used to make a borehole to 100m depth into soil or rock. The hole is made by rotary method combined with circulatory solution to lift the drilling mud upward. Some in-situ tests are also performed inside the drilled borehole such as: Standard Penetration Test (SPT), Field Vane Shear Test (FVST), Pressuremeter (PMT) and other tests. Besides, the drilled borehole is also used to install geotechnical instrumentations.

Standard Penetration Test (SPT) Equipment

Standard Penetration Test (SPT) Equipment

Standard Penetration Test (SPT) Equipment is used to determine consistency of soil and using as visual identification sample and disturbed samples for laboratory testing (if required).
The SPT tools consist of:
- A 63.5 kg free drop hammer with a guide rod.
- Anvil.
- A split-barrel sampler of 50 mm outer diameter and a driving shoe with constant inside diameter of 35 mm.

Osterberg piston sampler

Osterberg piston sampler

The Osterberg piston sampler is used for taking the soft soil samples (very soft/soft Clay).

Thin-walled tube (Shelby tube) sampler

Thin-walled tube (Shelby tube) sampler

Thin-walled tube (Shelby tube) sampler is used for sampling of undisturbed (UD) samples.

AIMIL Field Vane Shear Tester

AIMIL Field Vane Shear Tester

The AIMIL Field Vane Shear Tester (India) is used to determine the undrained shear strength of clayey soils at site. This test is done in both casing and borehole. When the vane reaches the desired depth, push the vane rods downward direction about 3 times vane diameter from the borehole bottom then rotate the gauge to record moment value. The expected result is the undrained shear strength at the depth.
The AIMIL Field Vane Shear Tester consists of:
- Torque gauge housing – Aimil (India).
- The set of vane consist of 3 types: small, medium and large with area ratio of 9.00 %; 9.12 % and 9.25 %, respectively.
- Loadcell Sensor and data acquisition system.
- Laptop.
- Vane rod has one meter of length and outside diameter of 19 mm.

Electric Cone instrument of Envi AB

Electric Cone instrument of Envi AB

Electric Cone instrument of Envi AB (Sweden) is a versatile equipment and provide fast in-situ results. Based on recorded data, the soil strata are determined faster than other equipment. Data recorded by sounding transfer from memo-cone to the datalogger on surface. The inclinometer sensor is attached in the memo-cone to control inclination during penetration.

Soil parameters are recorded such as: cone resistance (qc), sleeve friction (fs) …This equipment can also be performed pore water pressure dissipation test at the field – an important soil parameter in term of calculation the horizontal consolidation coefficient.

Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA)

Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA)

The PDA uses signals from reusable sensors to collect data. It consist of 2 Accelerometers and 2 strain gages. When a hammer or weight strikes top of pile, the compressive stress wave travel down its shaft and reflect up. Soil resistance forces along the shaft and at the toe cause wave reflection and are felt at the top of the pile. The measured force and velocity near pile top thus provides necessary and sufficient information to estimate soil resistance and its distribution.

The Pile Driving analyzer technology applies dynamic measurements to solve pilling problems. Force and acceleration measurements taken near the top of a pile during impact provide the necessary information for determining:
- Activated bearing capacity
- Hammer performance
- Maximum driving stresses
- Pile or Shaft Integrity
PDA test can be applied on all types of pile, such as pre-cast concrete pile, in-cast placed pile, steel pile, timber pile, composite pile…

Monitoring equipment

Monitoring equipment

Inclinometer system is used to monitor lateral movement of slope embankment during construction stage or slope protection. The inclinometer probe, datalogger box and casing are manufactured by Geokon Co., (USA).
There are 02 types of conventional Piezometer: vibrating-wire piezometer and standpipe piezometer.
The Piezometer is designed to measure fluid pressures such as ground water elevations and pore pressures when buried directly in embankments, fills, etc.
Electrical measuring tape is used for monitoring ground water level in observation well.
Magnetic extensometer is utilized to measure settlement of soft soil under the influence of loading during soil improvement or construction stage. The magnetic extensometer consists of components spider magnet, plate magnet, datum magnet, telescoping coupling, access tube and cable reel with audible.
The Earth Pressure Cells are designed to measure total pressure in earth fills and embankments.

Menard pressuremeter equipment (APAGEO)

Menard pressuremeter equipment (APAGEO)

The Menard pressuremeter equipment (APAGEO) provides a tress-strain response of the insitu soil. A deformation modulus called the pressuremeter modulus (Ep) and a limit pressure (PL) can be obtained from the stress-strain relationship for geotechnical analysis and foundation design.
The pressuremeter test is performed by applying pressure to the sidewalls of a borehole. The pressuremeter consists of two parts, the read-out unit, which rests on ground surface, and the probe that inserted into the borehole. The probe consists of three independent cells, a measuring cell and two guard cells.
Once the probe is at the test depth, the guard cells are inflated to brace the probe in place. Then the measuring cell is pressurized with water, inflating its flexible rubber bladder, which exerts a pressure on the borehole walls. As the pressure in the measuring cell increases, the borehole deforms. The pressure within the measuring cell is held constant for approximately 60 seconds, and the increase in volume required maintaining the constant pressure is recorded. A load-deformation diagram is recorded for each test run.

Hydrometer & Sieves

Hydrometer & Sieves

Hydrometer & Sieves are used for grain size distribution analysis. The test is conducted in two stages: sieve analysis for coarse-grained soils (>0.075mm) and hydrometer analysis for fine-grained soils (< 0.075mm).
The results are presented by a grain size distribution curve which is combined as the percentage of sample smaller than, by weight, versus the log of the particle diameter. The curve provides the parameters about effective diameter (D90, D60, D50 & D10), and coefficient of uniformity (Cu). Tests are performed in accordance with ASTM D422.

Vacuum pycnometer

Vacuum pycnometer

Vacuum pycnometer is used to determine specific gravity of soil in accordance with ASTM D854.

Equipment for Atterberg limits test (Casagrande cup)

Equipment for Atterberg limits test (Casagrande cup)

Equipment for Atterberg limits test is used to determine liquid limit (LL) and plastic limit (PL) which are very important indices used for classification of cohesive soil. The testing equipment is manufactured by HUMBOLDT – USA and procedures are according to ASTM, BS.

One-dimension consolidometer (Humboldt - USA)

One-dimension consolidometer (Humboldt - USA)

One-dimension consolidometer (Humboltd, USA) can be reached to maximum pressure of 64 kG/cm2. Displacement transducer MLT system connect with datalogger supplied by M-System (Japan). During test, data will be controlled and updated by M-System software, continuously. Warning will be activated when strain gauge out of safety limitation.

Constant rate of strain (CRS) equipment

Constant rate of strain (CRS) equipment

CRS equipment is used to complete a consolidation test within one day instead seven by conventional one-dimension consolidometer. Process of loading and unloading shall be automatically controlled by ICON software. Fully automation of testing procedure aimed to reduce human error and enhance accuracy of testing, that is dependent on the data transmission and processing capacity of transducer reached to 22 bits.

The CRS test is carried out to determine soil compressibility parameters such as compression index (Cc), recompression index (Cr), reconsolidation pressure (Pmax), and the coefficient of consolidation (Cv90), pore water pressure.

Direct Shear test equipment

Direct Shear test equipment

The Direct Shear test equipment manufactured by Humboldt using Loadcell and MLTs to monitor the shear force and MLTs are used to monitor both vertical and horizontal deformation. The data are automatically recorded and stored by Datalogger.
The test purposed to evaluate soil shear strength in condition of undrain and drain according to ASTM 3080.
The test equipment can apply maximum normal stress up to 32 kG/cm2, the dimensions of square shear box is appropriate for soil specimen of 2.5 inches in diameter and height of 1 inch.
Load cell with capacity of 1KN.
Strain gauge to measuring vertical and horizontal displacement with capacity of 0.6 inch.

LoadTrac II / FlowTrac II system

LoadTrac II / FlowTrac II system

LoadTrac II / FlowTrac II system (GeoComp-USA ) are used to carry out the triaxial compression test. The system consists of flow pump system FlowTrac II and machine with multiple capability LoadTrac II. The system will be connected to the computer network by network card, thereby tesing process will be fully automatically controlled by Triaxial professional programme. It includes saturation stage, consolidation stage (Isotropic and K0 condition), and shearing with constant rate or any stress path. In report, the programme will automatically output the detail report for test.
Triaxial tests for cohesive soil with models such as: UU, CIU, CID, CKoU, Multistage.

Tools for chemical test

Tools for chemical test

Tools for chemical test are used to determine the sulphate, carbonate, chloride and pH contents in water/ soil samples to evaluate the natural corrosion influenced to reinforced concrete or steel structures.

Hydraulic compressive machine TYA-2000 (China)

Hydraulic compressive machine TYA-2000 (China)

Hydraulic compressive machine TYA-2000 (China) is used to measure uniaxial compression strength (qu), deformation modulus (Es50) of cylindrical rock specimen. The deformation is measured by load cell and displacement transducer which are recorded by datalogger and stored to computer.
ASTM D 2938 is used to applying for this test.

Point load test equipment

Point load test equipment

The point load test equipment is used to determine point load strength for rock specimen. In this test, the rock specimen will be placed between two conical platens of compressive machine, and then close the platens to increasing applied load until the specimen fails. The maximum value of load shall be recorded to compute the point load strength. The test conducted according to ASTM 5731.

Tools for laboratory compaction and CBR test

Tools for laboratory compaction and CBR test

Tools for laboratory compaction and CBR test consist of compaction mold and hammer are used to determine compaction characteristics and bearing resistance of soil. This test is performed in according to ASTM D1557 and ASTM D1883.

Pocket penetration tester

Pocket penetration tester

Pocket penetration tester is used to determine compressive strength of soil (up to 4.5Kg/cm2).

Pocket torvane tester

Pocket torvane tester

Pocket torvane tester is used to determine the maximum cutting force (up to 10Kg/cm2).

Constant head Permeameters

Constant head Permeameters

Constant head Permeameters is used to determine permeability coefficient of of granular soils. This test is performed in according to ASTM D2434.