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FPrimeC iPile is an innovative wireless pile integrity testing instrument for low strain testing of deep foundations and piles. iPile helps geotechnical engineers, non-destructive testing specialists, and piling contractors with an effective solution for quality control and quality assurance of piles.
iPile is the first and only integrated pile integrity testing solution for data recording, storage, analysis & reporting. iPile’s mobile app is optimized for both iOS and Android ecosystems, therefore eliminating the need for traditional data loggers, and PC software.
iPile can be used to test cast-in-place concrete piles and drilled shafts. The device allows you to test for multiple flaws & unknown factors such as the length of piles, voids and defects in piles & changes in pile cross-sections.
Evaluate Continuity of Piles
Test Consistency of Pile Materials
Evaluate Physical Dimensions
How iPile Works
iPile operates based on sonic-echo (also referred to as pulse-echo) method to evaluate integrity of deep foundations and piles. The testing process is completed in three simple steps.
A hand-held hammer is used to strike the pile head.
The echoes from pile toe and/or internal defects are collected using iPile sensor
Test results are instantly visualized on Tablet, helping engineers with data processing.
FPrimeC iPile is unique in terms of its ease of use, wireless Bluetooth connectivity, compact and portable form-factor, and user-friendly interface. Its build quality is acceptable to all conditions in the construction industry."
Test Method: Sonic-Echo
Display: Any compatible Apple® iPad
Memory: 32 GB (or more depending on the Apple iPad model)
Output:Built-in PDF , CSV, Screen Snapshots (PNG)
Wireless Connectivity: BLE 4.0
Acceleration Range: ±50 g
Resonant Frequency: 31 kHz
Sampling Frequency: 40 kHz
Sampling Resolution: > 12bit
Battery Life: +8 hrs on single charge
FPrimeC iPile come with a comprehensive technical training package by our highly experienced geotechnical engineers and NDT experts.
Our technical training can be organized online to meet your team schedule, or can be organized at your office. Contact our team for details.
Moreover, don’t forget to join our YouTube channel for a large collection of technical training and educational materials.
Farid Moradi and Hamed Layssi (2018) “Non-destructive Testing for Integrity Testing of Concrete Piles” Piling Canada Magazine, 2018-Q1, Read Here
Hamed Layssi and Farid Moradi (2018) “Pile Integrity Testing” Piling Canada Magazine, 2018-Q3, Read Here
Farid Moradi, Hamed Layssi, and Ignacio Zuloaga (2019) “Application of Non-Destructive Testing Solutions in Integrity Evaluation of New and Existing Foundations“, Piling Canada Magazine, 2019-Q4, Read Here
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