Your average Cone Penetration Testing Rig is a fairly complex piece of machinery, but it can’t do its job alone.
Indeed, every CPT Rig needs a DataPack, or data acquisition and analysis package (DAS), to properly measure and document soil information gathered from digital CPT cones and other sensors.
But what exactly is a DataPack?
Typically, CPT DataPacks like the VTK DataPack offer a simple “all-in-one” solution to commercial CPT service providers.
The DataPack is most often designed to be field-portable as it operates onsite during the CPT Testing process. As such, most DataPacks are best used with any commercial, off-the-shelf laptop for optimal portability.[Read more…]