Pile Echo Tester (Piletest PET)
The Pile Echo Tester (PET) uses the Pulse-Echo method (PEM) for quick Pile Integrity Testing of a large number of piles. The top of the pile is struck with a lightweight handheld hammer. The reflected wave is then captured and analysed by the PET’s digital accelerometer. This will provide information regarding the length and shape of the pile (Overview of this test method). The PET is fully compliant to ASTM D5882-16 and AFNOR P160-2.4 as well as additional standards. PET hardware connects to any portable PCs. The Bluetooth version also connects to any Android device (phone, tablet). The PET package includes all software versions: for PC and for Android. All versions are included and operate in full compatibility.
The key features of the PET system are:
- Easy to use software;
- Excellent signal quality;
- Labour saving features such as software to reject anomalous blows, and one touch controls of scale, amplification and filtering;
- Computer independence: The PET system is connected to any computer via USB;
- Robustness: the PET system suits all site environments. The sensor is IP67 waterproof and comes with a 3 year warranty
More information about the PET system can be found here.