Hydrostatic Profiler

Hydrostatic Profile


A portable device designed to measure profiles of heave and settlement beneath structures.
A sensitive vibrating wire pressure sensor is located in a cylindrical metal housing which is pulled through a buried pipe. The sensor is connected, via a liquid-filled tube, to a reservoir located located on stable ground. The sensor measures the hydraulic head between the reservoir and its location.

Applications:

Beneath fills, embankments, roadways, storage tanks, structures etc

Features:

-Independent measurements of settlement can be made at closely spaced intervals providing a detailed profile of differential settlements over a wide area
-The sensor is vented so that barometric pressure fluctuations have no effect on readings

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