Instrumentation—Geotechnical & Structural
 
Verticality check of borehole
 
The provision and installation of instruments together with long term monitoring solutions using the latest web-based and wireless technologies.
 
FT Laboratories’ team of instrumentation engineers and technicians are available to meet all your geotechnical and structural instrumentation requirements from installation through to monitoring and reporting.
 
Benefits of using FT's service
 
. Some of the tests are HOKLAS accredited as listed in HOKLAS Directory of accredited laboratories- see Qualifications section for links.

. FT has experience in monitoring of major infrastructure projects including the construction of railways, highways and bridges (see Special Projects and Survey for further details).

. FT’s calibration laboratory ensures that all testing equipment has up to date calibration certificates.
Bridge monitoring in Vietnam
 
The following instruments or tests are catered for:

Þ Cable force
Þ Crack monitoring
Þ Dataloggers
Þ Extensometer / extension
Þ Inclinometer  / inclination
Þ Piezometer / groundwater
Þ Pressuremeter
Þ Soil instruments
Þ Strain gauge
Þ Stress & deformation
Þ Survey—optical
Þ Tape extensometer
Þ Tiltmeter
Þ Time domain reflectometry
Þ Verticality check
Þ Vibration
Þ Weather station
 
Typical applications include:

Þ Bridge construction
Þ Building construction
Þ Foundation construction including instrumented piles
Þ Ground investigation
Þ Highway construction
Þ Landfill and refuse tip monitoring
Þ Quarrying and blasting
Þ Railway construction
Þ Site formation and reclamation
Þ Slope monitoring
Þ Tunneling
 
Pressuremeter Test
 
Technical Enquiry: Mr. Eric Ho
Tel: +852 2758 4861
E-mail: eric.ho@ft.com.hk

Deputy Contact Person : Mr. W.C. Yue
Tel: +852 2758 4861
E-mail: wcy@ft.com.hk