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RockSchmidt Rock Testing

Paul N. Gardner Co., Inc. - Pompano Beach, FL

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RockSchmidt Rock Testing

Press release date: June 27, 2014

RockSchmidt Rock Testing Hammer, the world's most advanced rebound hammer, has unmatched dispersion characteristics, unconfined Compressive strength, durability and measuring range has now been fully adapted for rock testing.


·  Impact Angle Independence
·  Optimized for Field Work
·  Young's (E-) Modulus
·  Weathering Grade
·  Preset Statistics


·  Geomorphological applications which investigate the bulk hardness properties of a rock outcrop
·  Prediction of penetration rates for tunnel boring machines and rotary drum cutters
·  Testing on weak rocks, porous rocks and those with thin weathering crusts
·  Correlation to Unconfined (or Uniaxial) Compressive Strength (UCS)
·  Relative dating of landforms such as moraines and rock glaciers
·  Prediction of weathering grades
·  Correlation to Young's Modulus
·  Testing on blocks and on cores


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