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AdvancedImpact-Echo Testing Device

FPrimeC Impact-Echo is an innovative wireless impact-echo testing instrument for integrity testing of thin concrete members.

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Impact-Echo can be used for plate-like concrete structural members such as slabs, slab-on-grade, concrete pavements, decks, walls and tunnel linings.

Estimate the Thickness of thin concrete slabs and walls:

  • Bridge Decks
  • Parking Garage Slabs
  • Tunnel linings
  • Identify Location and Extent of Voids and Delamination:

  • Bridge Decks
  • Parking Garage Slabs
  • Detect Voids in Grouted Tendon Ducts:

  • Post-Tensioned elements

  • How Does It Work ?

    Impact-Echo uses the principles of stress-wave propagation in plate-like elements to study the internal voids and defects in concrete members. The testing procedure is completed in three simple steps.

    ✅ A small ball impactor is used to strike the test point.

    ✅ Collect the echoes reflected from boundaries, voids, and delamination

    ✅ Analyze the test results (time domain and frequency domain), and develop contour maps of sub-surface defects.

    Technical Specifications

    Impact-Echo – Redifined

    Test Method: Impact-Echo (Method A)

    Display: Any compatible Apple® iPad

    Memory: 32 GB (or more depending on the Apple iPad model)

    Output:Built-in PDF, CSV, Screen Snapshots (PNG)

    Wireless Connectivity: BLE 4.0

    Dynamic Range: ±50 g, peak

    Sensitivity: 100 mV/g

    Frequency Response (±3dB): 0.6 – 25,000 Hz

    Sampling Frequency: 507 kHz

    Sampling Resolution: > 12bit

    Battery Life: +12 hrs on single charge

    ✅ ASTM D 1383 : Standard Test Method for Measuring the P-Wave Speed and the Thickness of Concrete Plates Using the Impact-Echo Method

    ✅ ACI 228.2R-13 : Report on Nondestructive Test Methods for Evaluation of Concrete in Structures

    📙 Lacroix, Francis, “Non-Destructive Condition Assessment of Concrete Slabs with Artificial Defects Using Wireless Impact Echo”Read Here

    📙 Francis Lacroix, Martin Noël, Farid Moradi, Hamed Layssi, Thomas Tingson, “Non-destructive condition assessment of concrete slabs with artificial defects using wireless Impact Echo”, Submitted to the ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities” Under Review

    📙 TRB, (2012) “Nondestructive Testing to Identify Concrete Bridge Deck Deterioration”Read Here

    📙 How to Test Concrete Using Impact-Echo ? Read Here

    📙 4 Methods of Condition survey for Bridge Decks Read Here

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    ⚡️ Mexico | Geofisica Ambiental Servicios |

    ⚡️ South America | Geotecnia Online |

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