i.Pile™

low strain impact integrity testing of piles

i.Pile™ provides an industrial-standard quality built device for integrity testing of deep foundations and piles, by pulse-echo or transient response method. i.Pile™ is compatible with the requirements of the ASTM D5882-16.

Features and Benefits

+   Reveals Potential Defects (i.e. major cracks, necking, soil inclusions or voids)
+   Determines Pile Lengths
+   Ruggedized and Waterproof Sensor
+   Ruggedized Data Recording Unit (Tablet)
+   Wireless Connectivity (BLE 4 Technology)
+   Comprehensive Data Recording App with Free Updates
+   PIT-Professional Reporting Software

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+   i.Pile™ Brochure

Wireless
Easy Reporting
Robust
Easy to Use
Great Signal Quality
Fast and Accurate

Low strain impact integrity testing provides acceleration or velocity and force (optional) data on slender structural elements. Sonic Echo (SE) and Impulse Response (IR) are employed for the integrity test on deep foundation and piles. The test results can be used for evaluation of the pile cross-sectional area and length, the pile integrity and continuity, as well as consistency of the pile material; It is noted that this evaluation practice is approximate.The PIT method works best for column type foundations, such as piles and drilled shafts. The method provides a rapid and simple tool for evaluation of a number of piles in a single working day.
Acceleration Range ±50 g
Frequency Range (±3db): 0.5 – 15000 Hz
Resonant Frequency > 31 kHz
Data Transmission Range 15m
Sampling Frequency 40 kHz
Sampling Resolution > 12bit
Low cut-off frequency 5000 Hz (-3db)
Temperature Range-Storage -20 to 65 ºC
Connectivity BLE 4.0
Internal Battery Life Time > 8 hours

+ ASTM D5882-16, Standard Test Method for Low Strain Impact Integrity Testing of Deep Foundations, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016, www.astm.org

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