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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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Christmas Opening Hours

GDS’ office will close at 3pm on Friday the 21st of December, re-opening on Wednesday 2nd of January at 9.00am.

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New High Speed Digital Control and Acquisition System

Over the last four years GDS has been developing state-of-the-art Adaptive Control technologies that provide high-performance, high-accuracy dynamic control with unparalleled precision. The ADVDCS V2 is the direct result of this research and contains machine learning algorithms that adapt in real-time to dynamic changes in sample compliance thereby delivering excellent control over the full machine performance envelope.

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GDS Staff and Agents visit to GEOLABS

GDS held their international agents conference in Hampshire last week. 19 agents from 15 countries visited GDS for three days of networking and product demonstrations. During the conference GDS visited GEOLABS commercial laboratory in Watford, for a tour of their laboratory and to hear a talk from Dr John Powell. 

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GDS' 2018 International Agents Conference

19 representatives from 15 countries made Hampshire their home last week for the GDS Instruments agents conference. The three day conference comprised of presentations, focus groups, product demonstrations, customer visits as well as time to socialise with staff and enjoy some english hospitality. 

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7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT2018)

GDS exhibited alongside their Chinese agents Earth Products China (EPC) at the recent UNSAT2018 conference in Hong Kong. The event was hosted by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, with whom GDS developed their inner cell volume measurement method for unsaturated testing with.

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Case Study: Northeastern University, GDSTTA

To simulate the complex multi-axial stress conditions of rock, a customized True Triaxial Apparatus for rock was manufactured for Northeastern University.

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2018 Customer Open Days 13th & 14th September

 GDS will be holding two open days in September on Thursday the 13th and Friday 14th. We have a host of soil and rock apparatus on show demonstrate and our technical team on hand to answer any questions you may have. The list of apparatus on display is listed below.

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