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Below you will find the most recent articles on our Direct Image® systems. Many of the articles below appear in our Probing Times newsletter. Check back often for the most recent news from Geoprobe® Direct Image®.

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20 CPT Press now available with skid steer configuration

The Geoprobe® 20 CPT flexible mast option with quick mount design easily attaches the Geoprobe® 6712DT direct push machine.

ID: 1884 | Date: 2020-11-30
Probing Times Spring 2018
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Dedicated CPT Machine Opens Profit Options

Olsson desired an efficient, dedicated machine to run their CPT. In choosing the Geoprobe® 20CPT skid steer, their dedicated machine also provided profit versatility...

ID: 281 | Date: 2020-10-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Containing Communist-Era Contamination

Despite sloping terrain, swampy forest, and harsh weather, Dekonta successfully used 7822DT and Direct Image® tools in their investigation of an old sand quarry, which during the communist era served as a landfill for various factory wastes...

ID: 5132 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Geoprobe® CPT Advantage: CPT-ready Rigs and Cone Calibration

With more than 20 years experience, Geoprobe® has the technical team to offer CPT troubleshooting, spare parts, service, and repairs — including cone calibration — along with "CPT-ready" rigs...

ID: 5181 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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NEW Dual Flight Anchor: Save Set-up Time

Earth anchoring options on our 3126GT, 3100GT, and 7822DT now include a single, dual flight anchor...

ID: 5239 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Convenient, Consistent Poly-filters

Coming in pre-soaked packs of 10, the new poly filters provide the convenience of ‘one-and-done’ versus the extra effort of determining whether the brass filter has exceeded its viability...

ID: 5133 | Date: 2020-05-29
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Reaching Greater CPT Depths

The ability to anchor the 3230DT, achieving greater CPT depths, has led to the development of a new procedure integrating the CPT data into the bridge piling design for Nebraska Department of Transportation...

ID: 5256 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Geoprobe® Geologist Wes McCall to Provide Presentations for Inaugural AESAS Conference in Brazil

The first Contaminated Site Conference July 2-4, 2019, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, includes two sessions by Geoprobe® Geologist Wes McCall as part of the broad selection

ID: 5185 | Date: 2019-06-06
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Using Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) to Estimate Groundwater Specific Conductance

Geoprobe® HPT is becoming one of the most common direct push logging tools used in site characterization. An HPT port is now included on ALL MIP...

ID: 5325 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Geoprobe® Participates on ITRC Team for Implementing ASCT

The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) is a state led coalition working to encourage the use of innovative technology and methods to reduce...

ID: 5188 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Geoprobe® No Stranger to CPT Advantages

With constant pressure to become more cost-efficient, engineers are opting to become more sophisticated in their sampling methods...

ID: 5186 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Direct Image® Operational Tips Email

In early 2017, we changed some of the components in the HPT Pump and controller. These changes provide better pump performance

ID: 5150 | Date: 2019-04-04
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3230DT in Texas: Advances CPT Nicely

I’ve been operating the 3230DT since its release and the capabilities continue to impress me...

ID: 2187 | Date: 2018-05-16
Probing Times Spring 2018
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OIP-Green Successfully Detects Coal Tar Fluorescence

The Optical Imaging Profiler (OIP) is a new direct push photo-logging system developed by Geoprobe® that uses a down hole light source...

ID: 5245 | Date: 2018-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2018
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2060CPT makes field jobs efficient, comfortable

The Geoprobe® 2060CPT is a 20-ton-rated, static push Cone Penetration Testing platform that allows users to maximize their efforts...

ID: 2113 | Date: 2018-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2018
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Mapping DNAPL With MIP

Most MIP (Membrane Interface Probe) work is performed to map...

ID: 5220 | Date: 2017-06-30
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Optical Image Profiler (OIP)

The Optical Image Profiler (OIP) is a direct push probe that uses UV fluorescence to...

ID: 5248 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Demand High for Using OIP System From Vista GeoScience Clients

John Fontana, PG and President/CEO of Vista GeoScience in Golden, CO, and his direct sensing team are...

ID: 5148 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Enhanced In Situ Soil Analysis

The success of soil investigations and remediation designs is highly dependent o..

ID: 5162 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Multiple Options for HPT Logging

Since the release of the Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) in 2006...

ID: 5230 | Date: 2017-06-28
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Most Versatile CPT Push Platform

The 6622CPT punches way above...

ID: 5229 | Date: 2017-06-26
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Leaking CPT Holes Cause Problems

An artesian effect was causing a problem...

ID: 5213 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Elite Techniques Credits 7822DT’s Versatility to Continued Success

Elite Techniques, in Camden, SC, has experienced substantial growth since...

ID: 5161 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
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Gregg Drilling Uses MIP To Develop Strategic ISCO Treatment

Gregg Drilling & Testing, based in California, recently partnered with a Northern California environmental consultant to provide Membrane Interface Probe (MIP) and...

ID: 5200 | Date: 2017-05-24
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Geoprobe® DI Team Posts HPT Logging Services Specification

Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) Logging is getting a lot of use these days. HPT logs are a good tool for evaluating site stratigraphy...

ID: 5182 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
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Using HPT Logs for Identifying Brine Impact on Fresh Water Aquifers

Last summer Wes McCall and Geoprobe® summer intern Mateus Evald conducted field tests with the Hydraulic Profiling Tool–Groundwater...

ID: 5324 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
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MIP Logging Used to Investigate Site Contaminated by Mixture of VOCs

Dekonta company, a central/eastern European environmental company in Prague, completed both research and commercial activities...

ID: 5224 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
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New Technology: Commercial Release of Direct Image® OIP Logging Tool

The Direct Image® Team at Geoprobe Systems® proudly announces the commercial release of their newest Direct Image® logging tool ... the Optical Image Profiler (OIP)...

ID: 5243 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
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MIP Quickly Delineates PHC Impacts

Vertex Environmental was retained to complete a large in-situ chemical oxidation injection remediation project by the provincial government in northern Ontario, Canada...

ID: 5225 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
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I’m having problems passing the HPT Reference Test and my HPT Line Pressure is High. What’s my problem?

Soil build-up behind the HPT screen is easy to troubleshoot by removing the HPT screen. Does the line pressure return to normal, and are you able to pass...

ID: 5207 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
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Former Dry Cleaners Site Impacts CA Water Front Park

The City of Monterey, CA, has envisioned providing public access to the City’s waterfront by acquiring open space since the creation of the City’s Master Plan in 1939...

ID: 5175 | Date: 2015-09-06
Probing Times Spring 2015
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Grouting Made Easy with the Direct Image® 2.25 in. Grout Sub

The new Direct Image® (DI) 2.25 in. Grout Sub (222346) will attach to any 2.25 in. DI tool string, and allow you to easily grout your borehole from bottom up...

ID: 5202 | Date: 2014-09-29
Probing Times Fall 2014
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Direct Image® 2012 Workshop Wrap-Up

The response to our first ever Direct Image® Workshop surprised even us! Preparation for the workshop was a lot of work and at times tension was high but when the day finally arrived...

ID: 5149 | Date: 2012-04-27
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External DI Studies and Resources

This page shows a list of studies and resources along with their external links that others have done regarding the use, performance...

ID: 5219 | Date: 2010-01-06
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Geoprobe®: The Right Tools for Investigation of Uranium in Drinking Water

A few years back, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services began testing all of the water supply wells across Nebraska to be sure...

ID: 5338 | Date: 2008-05-20
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