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PET

Pulse Echo Tester

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Welcome to Piletest!
The PET test equipment, designed for pile integrity testing, for deep foundations including drilled shafts, bored, and driven piles

Anybody can learn to perform a
pile integrity test with the PET in hours -
No special training is required

PET Main Features

 

  • Easy to use 

    • Usually, no training is needed, and the system can be self-taught in hours. (Without expensive training days)
       

"We were up and running on the same day..." - WA, USA

  • Unlimited software licenses

    • No plugs, no registration, no  need to type in a long product ID

    • Install the fully functional software as many times as you need on many devices.

  • Rugged design

    • Specially designed and tested for a hostile construction environment.

    • IP68 (Protection against complete, continuous submersion in water - both PET models)

 

"Have been using it for more than 10 years now and found it very reliable." - India

  • Good signal quality

    • Very low noise level, extends the usual limits of the pile integrity test method, to longer piles

 

  • High productivity:

    • In favorable conditions - up to 100 piles/hours can be tested, by a single operator.

 

  • Simplicity

    • No batteries to charge.  (The BT model uses 2 off-the-shelf AAA batteries which last about 300-500 piles, which are easily replaceable for continues fieldwork)

    • Smart trigger - Variable trigger level and by impulse shape

    • Automatic Impulse sorting

    • Unbreakable

  • Computer-independent

    • ֿUSB model: Plug it into the USB port of your regular MS Windows portable computer, Tablet PC, etc. with Win XP...Win10 OS

    • Bluetooth model: Connect to your regular portable computer, Tablet PC, etc. or your Android tablet or smartphone 

  • Very attractively priced.

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PET Bluetooth with an Android phone

(Phone not included)

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PET USB with a tablet PC

(Computer is not included)

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Overview
 

The PET (Pile Echo Tester) uses the Pulse-Echo method (PEM) for a quick pile integrity test (quality control) on a site with a large number of piles.

A pile test starts when the pile top is struck with a lightweight handheld hammer. The reflected wave is captured and analyzed by the PET's digital accelerometer to provide information regarding the length and shape of the pile. [ Overview of this test method ] [ How to perform pile integrity test using PET? ]

The PET is fully compliant with ASTM D5882-16: Standard Test Method for Low Strain Impact Integrity Testing of Deep Foundations and AFNOR P160-2,4 standard for pile integrity testing as well as additional standards.

The PET device can connect to your MS-Windows portable PC or with the Bluetooth version to your Android smartphone or tablet.

The PET package includes all software versions, for PC and for Android.

Additional features:

  • Fully customizable reports: Full control over report columns and rows, fonts, logo, and much more using MS WORD.

  • Includes comprehensive project-management features such as breaking a project into sub-sites, sorting, counting, and much, much more.

  • 10 years of free software updates

  • Interpretation assistance package (Included)

  • Dual time-domain (Reflectogram)/frequency domain analysis (FFT)

Product Specifications

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Piletest.com Limited
18 Fouracres Walk
Hemel Hempstead
Herts HP3 9LB
United Kingdom

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A sample report generated by PET

Typcal output