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Case Study: Dynamic Back Pressured Shear Box

The Tuaheni Landslide Complex (TLC) is  located on the upper slope of the Hikurangi Margin, off the East Coast of the North Island,  New Zealand. They have developed novel laboratory-based testing  using gravity core samples from within the TLC and a Dynamic Back-Pressured Shearbox  (DBPSB) from GDS Instruments to replicate offshore slope conditions.

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Our March 2016 newsletter is now available to view.

Our March 2016 newsletter is now available to view.

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Case Study: Unsaturated Triaxial Automated Testing

The quantity of land affected in the extraction of lignite in opencast mines is vast. Former mining activities leave behind numerous mine voids, which will mostly remain as artificial lakes. Overburden dumps are stretched over large areas. These areas present themselves as often uninhabitable and difficult areas for construction without further site investigation and understanding mostly remain as artificial lakes from rising groundwater and flooding.

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Customer Visit

Customers from EDF Energy, alongside our French agent Sols Mesures visited GDS' offices for training this week. The training was on two new systems purchased by EDF. The Large Automated Direct Shear System and the Advanced Dynamic Triaxial Testing System. 

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February 2016 Newsletter

Our February newsletter is now available to view.

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Shear Testing Comparison Table

To help you choose the right shear system for your testing requirements, we have put together a comparison table, to act as a guide on our most popular shear systems.

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Ring Shear Tester Launched

The GDSRST is a modern, compact, desktop, ring shear system, that allows fully automated testing.

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Ring Shear Video

Watch our latest video on the GDS Ring Shear Tester Apparatus.

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