Piles Inspection and Testing

 

 

 

 

 

Piles Inspection and Testing

Pile is one of the most common deep foundations types widely used in Alberta due to soil conditions in conditions, pile inspection is important in deep foundations construction process, Terratech Solutions Ltd. is carrying out pile inspections on different pile types such as driven piles, cast-in place piles, helical piles, etc.

Terratech Solutions Ltd. experienced engineers are using the most modern NDT techniques in pile testing, Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) is one of these testing techniques used to provide an estimated pile capacity, including the resistance distribution along the pile shaft and the base resistance.  Additional measurements made by the PDA include the energy delivered to the pile from the pile hammer or drop weight, the compressive and tension forces in the pile during testing and the integrity of the pile.