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Pre-Construction Surveys

Pre-Construction Surveys

Pre-Construction Surveys A pre-con survey can protect both the property owner and the contractor/developer of the site where construction activities will take place. A Pre-Construction (pre-con) Survey consists of a field review of the existing conditions at a property adjacent to a location where construction activities are about to begin. The goal of the survey …

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Environmental Engineering

Environmental Services

Environmental Services (Geotechnical Investigations) While FTG offers a wide spectrum of environmental capabilities, our expertise is predominantly focused on conducting “due diligence” Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and site screening investigations to minimize our clients’ risk during property evaluations and real estate transfers. We perform our assessments in accordance with the latest …

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Geotechnical Instrumentation

Geotechnical Instrumentation

Geotechnical Instrumentation FTG has extensive expertise in the design, installation, monitoring and analysis of the following geotechnical instrumentation. Geotechnical Instrumentation services are tailored uniquely to site specific needs. FTG can design, install, monitor and analyze all instrumentation types. Our engineers and geologists specialize in geotechnical instrumentation, vibration monitoring, pre-construction surveys and their diversified analyses and …

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Load Testing

Load Testing

Load Testing Load Test Design  Axial Load Testing  Lateral Load Testing  Bi-Directional Load Testing Foundation Test Group has the engineering know-how, experience and equipment for all your load testing needs. Each year we complete over a hundred load tests of different foundation types or test methods. FTG performs load tests on drilled shafts, auger cast in place piles, micropiles, driven piles, anchors and tiebacks. We can either self-perform or design …

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Cross Hole Sonic Logging

Cross Hole Sonic Logging

Crosshole Sonic Logging Crosshole Tomography Low Strain Integrity Testing (PIT) Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) Testing per ASTM D-6760 Standard Test Method for Integrity Testing of Concrete Deep Foundations by Ultrasonic Crosshole Testing, is the most accurate and reliable technique for accessing the integrity of deep foundation elements constructed on-site from concrete or grout.  FTG is a leader in CSL testing, performing over 1,000 …

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Geotechnical Design

Geotechnical Design

Geotechnical Design Geotechnical Investigations Subsurface Investigations Shallow and Deep Foundation Design Our extensive experience in shallow and deep foundation design, from residential developments through high rise structures and various transportation projects allows Foundation Test Group, Inc. to provide expert Geotechnical Engineering services for all your project needs! FTG’s engineers and geologists have also been involved …

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Dynamic Testing and Analysis

Dynamic Testing and Analysis

Dynamic Testing and Analysis For a driven pile project, FTG can provide pre-installation WEAP analysis, PDA and CAPWAP analysis on test and production piles and then full delineation of driving criteria for remaining piles based on the PDA and CAPWAP results and analysis of pile freeze or relaxation effects. The high strain dynamic testing utilizes …

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Deep Foundation Engineering

Deep Foundation Engineering Value engineering redesign  Deep foundation inspection  Geo-Structural design  For heavily loaded structures, structures over soft/unsuitable soils or other special cases, deep foundation options may be required to provide long term stability.  FTG teams with structural engineers to provide turnkey designs of deep foundation elements. We do this by applying foundation analysis design programs that become …

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Construction Materials Testing

Construction Materials Testing (CMT)

Construction Materials Testing (CMT) Testing, documentation and reporting builds a level of confidence in project construction. Foundation Test Group, Inc., provides Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) to both public and private sector projects. Whether in soils, rock, concrete or steel, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of the project with full-service representation. State and …

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Thermal Integrity Profiling

Thermal Integrity Profiling

Thermal Integrity Profiling Used either stand alone or in combination with CSL testing. Thermal Integrity Profiling (TIP) Testing per ASTM 7949, Standard Test Methods for Thermal Integrity Profiling of Concrete Deep Foundations, is an automated, non-destructive test method for assessing the integrity of deep foundation elements constructed on-site from concrete or grout such as drilled shafts or auger cast piles. FTG …

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