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Consolidation Constant Rate of Strain with the option of temperature control

Consolidation Constant Rate of Strain (CRS) apparatus is available with low pressure or high pressure cells. The CRS system now has the option to add temperature control to the apparatus.

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Careers at GDS

Due to further expansion, we have two new career opportunities at GDS. So if you are looking for a new challenge, have practical experience with geotechnical engineering apparatus, apply today.

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How GDS’ Triaxial Testing Apparatus Strengthens the Collaboration between Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modelling

GEOTEKO’s laboratory works closely with their numerical computation and modelling department, as well as with external clients performing similar calculations. This collaborative approach has many benefits for the laboratory and for those who use the laboratory test results. Read how the acquisition of GDS' Triaxial Automated Apparatus (GDSTAS) benefited this relationship.

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GDSVIS undergoes recent transformation to incorporate a new design and the latest software

GDS’ Virtual infinite stiffness load frames (GDSVIS) have undergone a recent transformation to incorporate a new design and the latest software from GDS. The GDSVIS is the premier load frame in the GDS range with load ranges of 100, 250, 400 and 500kN.

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Geoteko Case Study Using GDS Hall Effect Local Strain Transducers

GEOTEKO were required to carry out a series of triaxial tests for one of its clients to assess the samples susceptibility to liquefaction. The void ratio is one of the most important factors that affect the liquefacion phenomenon, therefore the exact determination of this parameter is very important for such tests. It is necessary to monitor the samples void ratio changes at each stage of the test.

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19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

GDS Instruments exhibited at the 19th ICSMGE conference in Seoul last month. The conference attracted 1,952 participants from 82 countries.

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Resonant Column Software Overview

Watch a demonstration of the GDS' Resonant Column Apparatus software. The video completes a three part compilation of the Resonant Column, including a system overview and details of the apparatuses torsional excitation mechanism.

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GDS have supplied apparatus to over 75% of the world’s top 50 Universities

GDS have supplied equipment to over 75% of the world’s top 50 Universities who specialise in Civil & Structural Engineering, according to the “QS World University Ranking 2017” report. 

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Riga Technical University Back Pressured Shearbox Case Study

Peteris Skels and Kaspars Bondars from Riga Technical University set out to  examine  slope stability and landslide triggering mechanisms in colluvial soil in deep river valley slopes. Most of the landslides in Latvia evolve in deep river valleys after heavy consecutive rainfall in Autumn or rapid snowmelt in Spring (Latvian Geological Survey, 2003).

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