Advanced CPT systems designed and built by the operators that use them.
Backed by the extraordinary engineering resources of ARA, one of the world’s elite engineering development firms, your Vertek geotechnical equipment will have the latest innovations that drive productivity, extend capabilities and provide the highest revenue for your firm at the lowest net cost.
The Vertek CPT product range starts with rigs that are designed to enable you to confidently enter the CPT testing market with the lowest cost and highest chance of success.
The comprehensive range of rigs and accessories enables any CPT firm to meet the most demanding applications of geography, weather, and soil conditions.
Find the perfect CPT system for you.
S4 Sounding System
Our most popular CPT system. Perfect for any operators that prefer to rent equipment.
Say goodbye to the pen and paper and earn more money with Vertek’s SmartDCP kit. Get three times faster with the Smart DCP kit.
Vertek’s Automated DCP provides the ability to complete 8 jobs for every one done manually.
CPT Cones & Data Acquisition
Get the only cone system designed in an “all-in-one” package.
CPT Trucks & Tracked-Rigs
Ready to bring your CPT operations to the next level? Vertek’s CPT trucks and tracked rigs offer the a new level of power.
Drill Rig Conversion Kits
Allows drilling service providers conducting site characterization activities to conduct CPT with existing drilling equipment.
Accelerated Pavement Testers
Reduce the time and effort required to gain data by simulating many years of traffic loading in months.
General CPT FAQ’s
What is CPT testing equipment used for?
Cone Penetration Test (CPT) equipment is used to determine the subsurface stratigraphy in situ (in place) and estimate the materials’ geotechnical parameters. Geotechnical engineers typically use it to determine the necessary construction requirements for infrastructure – roadbeds, bridges, buildings.
What is a CPT rig?
CPT (Cone penetrometer or penetration test) rigs are used for pushing CPT cones into the ground to obtain readings such as tip pressure, friction sleeve readings, pore pressure, and seismic readings. Vertek CPT rigs can be track-mounted and anchored into the ground with augers or truck or trailer-mounted.
What is CPT drilling?
The cone penetration or cone penetrometer test (CPT) is used to determine the soils’ geotechnical engineering properties and delineating soil stratigraphy. Based on this history, it has also been called the “Dutch cone test.”
What is a CPT machine and is it different than a CPT rig?
CPT machines are used for pushing CPT cones into the ground to obtain readings such as tip pressure, friction sleeve readings, pore pressure, and seismic readings. These are the smallest 10 and 20 ton CPT machines on the market.
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