Real handy and easy to operate dynamic sounding rig with excellent terrain capabilities, suitable for dynamic penetration tests according to ISO 22476-2 (replaces DIN 4094-3). The unit is based on a crawler undercarriage with hydrostatic drive and passive brakes and a foldable mast for easy transport. The crawler is provided with a sturdy framework incorporating all technical components and 2 storage lockers.
The hydraulic power-pack (with one hydraulic pump) can also power an hydraulic pulling cylinder for retrieving the tubes after a test. Because of the design of the rig it is not necessary to move the unit when the tubes are retrieved.
Because of its design the unit is a true 1-man-operation machine. It passes through every normal access door and can easily be transported on a 2-axle trailer or inside e.g. a Volkswagen Transporter. German quality at an affordable price.