The 200 kN multi-purpose CPT penetrometer platform is an economical skid-based rig with full CPT testing capabilities. It comes with CW-couplings for quick and easy attaching to a hydraulic excavator. It is suitable for both electrical and mechanical CPT testing.
The platform is ballasted up to a weight of approx. 5,000 kg and fully autonomous due to its diesel-hydraulic power pack. It comes with a safety handrail all around. The diesel-hydraulic power-pack is removable, so it can also be used for other kind of jobs as well.
The platform features a CW-coupling for the attachment of the whole to an excavator and twist-locks for mounting on a truck or jack-up barge. The position of the CW-coupling is such that optimum use is made of the counterweight, that the boom of the excavator can offer.
It comprises a 2-cylinder CPT penetrometer pusher, a diesel-hydraulic power-pack with load-sensing pump, manually operated valves, stainless-steel tube rack, stainless-steel housing for datalogger and computer, etc. All accessories and CPT equipment can be lodged on the platform itself.