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Video: 250kN Load Frame Cell Lift

In this short video we demonstrate the hydraulically controlled cell lift on our 250kN load frame. The lifting mechanism allows users easy access to the sample without the need for an external lifting frame.

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Installation of Dynamic Apparatus in High Risk Earthquake Region

Diogo Teles a QA, Support and Installation Engineer from GDS Instruments, has recently returned from ITB Bandung in Indonesia, where he installed a GDS Enterprise Dynamic Triaxial Testing System (ELDYN). 

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Video: How to change a load ram and load cell

How to change a load cell and load ram in a GDS triaxial system

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Case Study: Wenzhou University, GDSTTA

Soft clay is widely distributed in southeast coastal cities of China, such as Shanghai, Hangzhou and Wenzhou. It has been recognized as one of the most problematic soils in China because of its high water content, high compressibility, low permeability and low bearing capacity. In the past decades, a large number of infrastructure projects have been constructed on this kind of soil. After years of operation, large settlements of the subgrade have been observed.

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