Business Benefits Of An Integrated CFA Rig Instrumentation System

Scott, Jason N.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 6
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2006
CFA piling is a ?blind? construction process that relies heavily on the rig instrumentation to produce sound piles. If the data measured and recorded during construction can be made available to engineers and managers within hours after construction then there are many economic and quality control benefits that can be realised. A state of the art CFA instrumentation and data management process has been developed in the UK. The key components of the instrumentation, GSM data service and the central database are described. Many benefits to the business have been realised and, where possible, these are quantified.
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