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 applications. FTG, Inc. provides geotechnical instrumentation design, installation, monitoring and analysis services on a routine basis such as tunnels, bridges, slopes, retaining walls, and foundation load tests.

We have experience from small embankments to large fully automated robotic instrumentation systems.

Areas of Expertise

FTG has extensive expertise in the design, installation, monitoring and analysis of the following geotechnical instrumentation:

  • Inclinometers (Manual, Automated and Shape Arrays)
  • Piezometers
  • Observation Wells
  • Strain Gauges
  • Tilt Meters
  • Settlement Plates
  • Structural Monitoring Points
  • Earth Pressure Cells
  • Single and Multipoint Borehole Extensometers
  • Vibration Monitoring
  • Remote Systems
  • Automated Load Test Systems
  • Geophysical Methods

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Geotechnical Instrumentation in the Field

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Foundation Test Group (FTG) is a certified Women-Owned (WBE) engineering and testing company networked to support design and construction projects for a diverse group of Engineers, Architects and Contractors as well as multiple state and local governments. Our firm seeks new relationships with teaming partners to provide state of the art support in a strong, but niche market.

Foundation Test Group., Inc.
11408 Cronridge Drive, Suite K
Owings Mills,MD 21117
Phone: 410-517-0715 Fax: 410-517-0716