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Pile Testing — Anomalies, Flaws and Defects
A new in DFI Magazine /May-June-2019 by Dr. Joram M. Amir …Based on the technical paper by Amir, “Single-Tube Ultrasonic
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New ASTM standard for inclination – Piletest is the technical contact
ASTM standard D8232-18  was just released! Standard Test Procedures for Measuring the Inclination of Deep Foundations Dr. Joram M. Amir,
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CHUM – 3D animation movie
A new animated movie introducing the CHUM just added to our YouTube channel We think it is an effective and
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Pile P20 – A Case History
  Pile P20 – A Case History supported by 3D tomography and verified by coring Erez I Amir. Piletest  
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The “Waterfall” presentation A deeper look
Familiar with the “Waterfall” presentation? Ever wondered what those funny lines represent? This short technical note will answer some (or
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CHUM CSL Picture in Bangladesh.
We liked this surreal and colorful picture showing CHUM CSL testing so much we just had to share it with
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BIT – Measuring verticality in CSL access tubes
Every standard specifies the permitted deviation from the vertical – and for a good reason. But until now, there was
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PET-ECO – An offer you can’t refuse
Seeing the stunning low entry price of the PET ECO probably made you wonder why we try so hard? Well
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“Fly” into a defected pile
A 3D “flight” into a defected pile to visualize all the hidden defects Data logged by the CHUM – CrossHole
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You are probably spending too much time on your testing!
You are probably spending way too much time on your testing! Why is this happening? And what am I doing
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Can 3D video make the difference?
For years I’m searching for the best way to create an interesting media to present in a simple way, how
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Holding the PET sensor
This is how to test a pile Read here for more
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Pile Repair – CHUM Case History
A nice end-to-end CHUM case history, showing how a defect is found, verified and patched.  
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Defects Library
Unsorted library of defected piles and other deep foundations All found with CHUM and PET  
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3DT Note
Animated 3DT (part of the 3D package) Why real 3 Dimensional Tomography (3DT) is important? Drawings or graphs can only display
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