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Cutting-Edge Geotechnical Testing Equipment

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Fully Automated Systems for
Soil, Rock, and Geosynthetics

Our products are designed and developed incorporating over four decades of customer experience and feedback from the broadest range of users. We support the needs of research & advanced testing with sophisticated features while also uniquely offering practical solutions to benefit commercial, production, and labs of all sizes.

Our focus on partnering with customers and delivering the highest level of support means you get the most out of your equipment and feel comfortable and confident using it.

LoadTrac III

Load Frames

Our LoadTrac load frame options offer versatility to perform a wide range of common lab tests.

flowtrac II

Pressure & Volume Controllers

Our FlowTrac flow pumps offer fully automated control of pressure and volume with the highest precision.

Direct-Residual Shear Test System

Shear Frames

Our ShearTrac rigid shear frames are an intelligent shear and load frame combination allowing both shear and compression tests to be performed.

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Advanced Testing Solutions

Consolidation Testing

Soil consolidation testing involves applying incremental loads to a soil sample to measure its deformation and time-dependent settlement under compression, thereby determining its compressibility and rate of consolidation. Understanding how soil will behave under structural loads helps engineers design foundations and other structures accordingly.


Strength Testing

Soil strength testing assesses the ability of soil to withstand shear stresses and includes methods such as triaxial compression, direct shear, and unconfined compression tests. These tests provide critical data on soil’s shear strength parameters, essential for designing safe and stable foundations, slopes, and earth structures.


Cyclic/Dynamic Testing

Cyclic testing of soil involves applying repeated loading and unloading cycles to a soil sample to simulate the effects of dynamic loads such as earthquakes, waves, or traffic. This testing helps determine the soil’s behavior under cyclic stresses, including its susceptibility to liquefaction and changes in stiffness and strength over time.


Permeability Testing

Permeability testing of soil measures the rate at which water can flow through soil pores, providing critical data on its hydraulic conductivity. This testing is essential for understanding groundwater movement, designing drainage systems, and assessing the suitability of soil for various engineering projects such as foundations and embankments.

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Discover the Benefits of our Superior Products and Service

Up to 32 times faster results and labor time savings of 30% to 95% vs. manual testing.

Perform additional testing on the same machine and get more from your investment while saving space in your lab.

Real-time and remote test parameter changes for quality control – view your testing from nearly anywhere.

Produce complete, compliant reports instantly or export data for desired manipulation.

Repeatable, reliable, and accurate results you can trust.

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Welcome to the Geocomp Support Portal, your gateway to comprehensive support resources and direct communication with our dedicated support team. With our user-friendly portal, you can access a wealth of support materials, submit tickets for assistance, and engage in seamless communication with our experts.

Whether you have questions, need troubleshooting guidance, or require technical assistance, our support portal is designed to provide you with the utmost convenience and efficiency.

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Technical Resources

Empowering Your Geotechnical Expertise
Automated Laboratory Testing

Application of Automation in Geotechnical Testing

This paper presents the application of the latest technologies in electronics, software, automated controls to geotechnical testing.
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Automated Laboratory Testing

State of Practice Lecture Role of the Laboratory in Modern Geotechnical Practice

Laboratory tests, field observations and theories of mechanics provided the cornerstones for the development of modern geotechnical practice.
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Automated Laboratory Testing

Application of Automated Laboratory Tests to Minnesota D.O.T. Highway Project Site Characterization

In 1997 the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) began operating fully automated computer controlled geotechnical testing equipment, replacing many existing systems.
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