In this video, Rob Caho talks about how the 3230DT Combo Rig is an ideal rig for all of your geotechnical needs. Call us today at 785-825-1842 for more information.Contact Us for More Information
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As an industry leader in innovation, Geoprobe® machines and tooling help the technical driller excel in an ever-changing environment. Geoprobe® equipment, such as the 3230DT geotechnical rig, are designed to help make projects fast and efficient, thereby saving time and money.
WHAT IS GEOTECHNICAL DRILLING?
Geoprobe® has a variety of rigs and tooling designed to meet drillers’ needs when it comes to geotechnical projects. Geotechnical exploration refers to drilling to collect information used to engineer the foundations of structures, such as roadways, buildings, tunnels, and levees. The low impact and maneuverability of the rigs are perfect for investigative projects, too. The geotechnical rigs can move freely at project sites with limited access, such as next to foundations, inside buildings or under power lines.
Quality components like the automatic drop hammer, combo head, and split spoon sampling system, make the process for collecting geotechnical soil samples quick and efficient. Once collected, most samples are transferred to a laboratory for testing to collect information about the soil structure.
Geoprobe® has a variety of rigs for any size geotechnical project. The 3230DT is a full combination rig with strong geotechnical capabilities. The 20 CPT Press and 2060CPT are designed specifically for CPT. All of our rigs from the 6712DT and larger (including sonic) have a drop hammer option.
3230DT GEOTECHNICAL RIG
This mid-sized tracked drill rig provides high torque in a compact and easy-to-maneuver package without losing any of the power needed to turn augers at exploration and construction sites.Learn More
The small footprint of the 7822DT allows the operator to move freely at the site, such as next to foundations, on top of levees, or inside hard-to-reach places during investigations.Learn More
GEOPROBE® 20 CPT PRESS
This flexible mast option has a 20-ton capacity and is designed specifically for performing CPT. It’s perfect for limited access sites where surface conditions won’t support a large machine.Learn More
This 20-ton machine is equipped with user friendly controls and a swinging control panel that enables operation from either side of the press. The hydraulic bottom clamp also keeps rods from slipping back down hole on retraction.Learn More
The Geoprobe® 3230DT is a mid-sized tracked drill rig combining advanced direct push functionality with traditional geotechnical auger rig and high-speed rotary drilling capabilities. The versatility of this machine equips the driller to complete a variety of applications, from geotechnical to environmental, with just one machine. It was designed with speed, power, and operator comfort in mind to allow for safe and efficient transitions between tasks.
The DH105 Automatic Drop Hammer is equipped for Standard Penetration Testing (SPT) work. The easy-to-use drop hammer hydraulically swings out over the borehole after the combo head is sideshifted away from the tool string. The DH105 comes standard with a 140 lb. slug, or can be equipped with slugs ranging from 100 to 340 lb., depending upon your needs.
The patented CB Combo Head is the heart of the 3230DT and perfect for augering and high-speed rotary work. A 6-speed variant of the combo head is available with 8,500 lbs. of torque and top speed of 800 rpm. For projects that require direct push sampling or driving large casing, the integrated GH70 Hammer has become standard.
Completing the CB Combo Head is our patented hydraulic head clamp that is built-in and allows users to safely and quickly hold or pull rods, casings, or augers while maintaining an open tool string. It easily manages the 80,000 lb. of pullback from the drill mast. Additionally, the combo head has functionality for direct push / percussion, mud rotary, air rotary, and rock coring.
Standard Penetration Testing (SPT)
Direct Push / Percussion
Patented Head Clamp
The variable height telescoping winch mast, with a maximum height of 24 ft., allows your field team to trip 20 ft. sections of tooling. The 3230DT can also be operated with the winch mast lowered to work under power lines, inside buildings, or when canopies or structures require a lower clearance. The telescoping mast can be outfitted with one, two, or three winches depending on user preference.
The adjustable swing-arm 3230DT control panel has an intuitive layout that allows the operator to perform multiple tasks effortlessly. Speeds, feeds, and pumps can be precisely dialed in with the electronic controls. The control panel’s ability to swing freely from the rig lets the operator be in the position needed to help align a rod or to be at a comfortable distance away from a spinning drill string. Even controls to sideshift the Combo Head and reposition the Automatic Drop Hammer are at the operator’s fingertips.