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Pile Dynamics, Inc. Introduces the Shaft Area Profile Evaluator (SHAPE)

Drilled shafts are rarely ideal cylinders, and irregularities in the shaft construction can affect shaft performance. PDI’s Shaft Area Profile Evaluator (SHAPE) offers quality control of shaft radius, volume, and verticality. SHAPE is a cost-effective quality assurance testing device used for deep foundations such as drilled shafts, bored piles, slurry…

Benefits of dynamic pile testing

By Garland Likins, P.E. Any structure is only as good as its foundation. For a deep foundation to perform satisfactorily, it must have adequate geotechnical capacity to support the applied load and lack structural defects. If the foundation fails, it must be remediated or the structure demolished and eventually replaced….