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Video: Geoprobe® 20CPT Press Overview

Flexibility to Expand CPT Access

Drillers seeking a lightweight, compact option for their CPT rig choose the 20CPT Press. Whether secured to a skid steer or mounted on a 6712DT small drill rig, the 20CPT provides the flexibility to expand CPT rig access into difficult locations while providing easy transportation. Taking less than 10 minutes to connect to a hydraulic source, the 20CPT Press creates an efficient CPT rig. Additional advantages of the 20CPT Press include:

  • 20-tons of downforce and 30-tons of pull for efficient CPT testing
  • Option to select mounting for interchange with the 6712DT mast or choose mounting for attaching to a skid steer for limited access jobs
  • Automatic rate control to advance cone at standard 2 cm per second to simplify conducting your cone penetration test

Owners appreciate their ability to expand their markets with a dedicated CPT rig, whether it’s solar or windfarms, golf courses, or roadways. And with the ability to push cone deeper, they provide better results to their clients.


Features & Options


Video: Geoprobe® 20CPT Press - Skid Steer

Owners seeking to expand their CPT testing service area choose the 20CPT to get into tight spots while getting quality data. Automatic head feed rates and well laid out controls make the CPT rig easy to run, allowing drillers to complete a lot of footage in a short amount of time. See how the available features on the 20CPT could benefit your company:

  • FAST: 20-ton capacity and automatic head feed rate mean fast sampling at greater depths for better quality data
  • FLEXIBLE: quick mount design allows for attaching the CPT mast to multiple platforms, including the Geoprobe® 6712DT small drill rig and various skid steer loaders.
  • FUNCTIONAL: The lightweight system and small footprint means easy transportation from location to location. This also allows the CPT rig to access sites where surface conditions will not support a larger machine.

With drill rig service shops in Pennsylvania, Florida, and Kansas, you’ll have service support nearby for your routine maintenance or more in-depth remounting and refurbishment work. Our service technicians are backed by our team of engineers to ensure solutions not bandaids to issues. And our production processes mean your CPT rig is constructed consistently and tested thoroughly to ensure easier service support.


Don't see a feature you're looking for on your new CPT rig?  Give us a call.


Our team of engineers thrives on collaborating with drillers while they continually innovate new designs.
 


20 Tons Downforce / 30 Tons of Pull


Anchors incorporated into the 20CPT Press provide for 20 tons push and 30 tons pull.

Anchors incorporated into the 20CPT Press provide for 20 tons push and 30 tons pull.

When anchored, the press has 20 tons of hydraulic downforce and 30 tons of pullback. Automatic rate control provides cone advancement at the standard 2 cm per second. 


Quick Mount to 6712DT


Attaching the 20CPT Press to 6712DT for CPT rig versatility to interchange masts.

Attaching the 20CPT Press to 6712DT for CPT rig versatility to interchange masts.

The 20 CPT Press from Geoprobe® is a CPT mast with flexible mounting options. When used on a Geoprobe® 6712DT, it can be easily interchanged with the traditional 6712DT drill mast.


Quick Mount to Skid Steers


Increase ability to access remote, tight sites with little ground impact when attaching 20CPT Press to skid steer.

Increase ability to access remote, tight sites with little ground impact when attaching 20CPT Press to skid steer.

The quick mount design of the 20CPT Press allows for attaching the CPT mast to multiple platforms. It can be mounted to various skid steer loaders and the Geoprobe® 6712DT Direct Push Machine (requires different mounting connections).


Hydraulic Rod Clamp


Rod clamp on 20CPT Press makes your CPT rig adaptable to various rod sizes.

Rod clamp on 20CPT Press makes your CPT rig adaptable to various rod sizes.

A hydraulic rod clamp is used to push and pull the rod string and is adaptable to various rod sizes.


Hydraulic Bottom Clamp


Secure rod string from falling back into hole with hydraulic bottom clamp on 20CPT Press.

Secure rod string from falling back into hole with hydraulic bottom clamp on 20CPT Press.

When tripping rods out of the hole, a hydraulic bottom clamp secures the rod string to prevent it from falling back downhole when the top clamp is released.


54-inch Stroke


CPT rig will be ideal for 1-meter rods and 48-inch rods with 54-inch stroke on 20CPT Press.

CPT rig will be ideal for 1-meter rods and 48-inch rods with 54-inch stroke on 20CPT Press.

The CPT Press has a 54-inch stroke for logging, ideal for 1-meter rods and 48-inch rods.


Front Riggers


Fine tune CPT rig leveling with outriggers on 20CPT Press.

Fine tune CPT rig leveling with outriggers on 20CPT Press.

Two front hydraulic outriggers are used for leveling the unit.


Head Down-pressure Gauge


Monitor force applied with gauges on 20CPT Press control panel.

Monitor force applied with gauges on 20CPT Press control panel.

A head down-pressure gauge allows the operator to monitor how much force is being applied to the rod string while pushing.

Features & Options


Video: Geoprobe® 20CPT Press - Skid Steer

Owners seeking to expand their CPT testing service area choose the 20CPT to get into tight spots while getting quality data. Automatic head feed rates and well laid out controls make the CPT rig easy to run, allowing drillers to complete a lot of footage in a short amount of time. See how the available features on the 20CPT could benefit your company:

  • FAST: 20-ton capacity and automatic head feed rate mean fast sampling at greater depths for better quality data
  • FLEXIBLE: quick mount design allows for attaching the CPT mast to multiple platforms, including the Geoprobe® 6712DT small drill rig and various skid steer loaders.
  • FUNCTIONAL: The lightweight system and small footprint means easy transportation from location to location. This also allows the CPT rig to access sites where surface conditions will not support a larger machine.

With drill rig service shops in Pennsylvania, Florida, and Kansas, you’ll have service support nearby for your routine maintenance or more in-depth remounting and refurbishment work. Our service technicians are backed by our team of engineers to ensure solutions not bandaids to issues. And our production processes mean your CPT rig is constructed consistently and tested thoroughly to ensure easier service support.


Don't see a feature you're looking for on your new CPT rig?  Give us a call.


Our team of engineers thrives on collaborating with drillers while they continually innovate new designs.
 

When anchored, the press has 20 tons of hydraulic downforce and 30 tons of pullback. Automatic rate control provides cone advancement at the standard 2 cm per second. 

The 20 CPT Press from Geoprobe® is a CPT mast with flexible mounting options. When used on a Geoprobe® 6712DT, it can be easily interchanged with the traditional 6712DT drill mast.

The quick mount design of the 20CPT Press allows for attaching the CPT mast to multiple platforms. It can be mounted to various skid steer loaders and the Geoprobe® 6712DT Direct Push Machine (requires different mounting connections).

A hydraulic rod clamp is used to push and pull the rod string and is adaptable to various rod sizes.

When tripping rods out of the hole, a hydraulic bottom clamp secures the rod string to prevent it from falling back downhole when the top clamp is released.

The CPT Press has a 54-inch stroke for logging, ideal for 1-meter rods and 48-inch rods.

Two front hydraulic outriggers are used for leveling the unit.

A head down-pressure gauge allows the operator to monitor how much force is being applied to the rod string while pushing.

“It takes a lot less time to set up and push cone to 50 feet versus a drill rig drilling to 50 feet. Engineers and clients can get more information without the extra cost of getting the drill rig out there.” 

- Kevin Whitla, Project Manager, Olsson, Nebraska

Tooling & Accessories

CPT

The NOVA CPT test cone introduces higher resolution, more robust construction and improved accuracy. NOVA CPT delivers improved durability and sensitivity in an instrumented cone. The Geotech AB NOVA CPT system has always been unique in the geotechnical industry and is known for its cordless data transmission system: a constant digital stream of data is sent to the surface through the sounding rods. No cable through the rods is needed in the cordless setup. Cable CPT has always been an option, but now with Cable NOVA we can offer an entry-level cost-effective approach. For more than 20 years, Geoprobe Systems® has teamed up with Geotech AB of Sweden to be the exclusive U.S. distributor for Geotech AB Cone Penetration Testing tools for geotechnical and environmental studies. We also provide the service and support, offering repair and calibration services. The cordless or corded NOVA CPT test cones can be used from a variety of push platforms to provide continuous data, repeatable penetration results, and cost savings over traditional boring and sampling methods. NOVA Cones adhere to the national standards for construction (ASTM D-5778 Standard Test Method for Performing Electronic Friction Cone and Piezocone Penetration Testing of Soils, as well as ISO 22476-1-11:2004).

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Applications


20CPT Press on a skid steer minimizes damage to golf course

Geotechnical

Expand CPT access and minimize ground disturbance with lightweight 20CPT Press either mounted on a skid steer or 6712DT.

Specs

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Overall Dimensions   Overall Dimensions  
Width (in) 70 Width (mm) 1778
Length (deployed, lateral fully extended) (in) 40 Length (deployed, lateral fully retracted) (mm) 1016
Height (chuck down, anchors up) (in) 111 Height (normal transport) (mm) 2819
Height (deployed; chuck up) (in) 133 Height (deployed; winch mast up) (m) 3378
Base Unit Weight (lbs) 2,000 Base Unit Weight (kg) 907
Front outrigger travel (in) 16 Front outrigger travel (mm) 406
Head Travel (in) 54 Head Travel (mm) 1372
Head Travel (ft) 4.5 Head Travel (m) 1.37
Head Crowd Force (lbs) 40,000 Head Crowd Force (kN) 178
Head Pull Force (lbs) 60,000 Head Pull Force (kN) 267
Skid Steer Specs   Prime Mover & Hydraulic Specs  
Tip Capacity 50% (lbs) 2,500 Tip Capacity 50% (kg) 1,134
Hydraulics Open Center Hydraulics Open Center
Max pressure (psi) 2,500 Max pressure (bar) 172
Max flow (gpm) 24 Max flow (L/min) 145
Max back pressure (psi) 300 Max back pressure (bar) 21
Electrical +12VDC 10A Electrical +12VDC 10A

Specs

Click below to view standard specifications. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Overall Dimensions   Overall Dimensions  
Width (in) 70 Width (mm) 1778
Length (deployed, lateral fully extended) (in) 40 Length (deployed, lateral fully retracted) (mm) 1016
Height (chuck down, anchors up) (in) 111 Height (normal transport) (mm) 2819
Height (deployed; chuck up) (in) 133 Height (deployed; winch mast up) (m) 3378
Base Unit Weight (lbs) 2,000 Base Unit Weight (kg) 907
Front outrigger travel (in) 16 Front outrigger travel (mm) 406
Head Travel (in) 54 Head Travel (mm) 1372
Head Travel (ft) 4.5 Head Travel (m) 1.37
Head Crowd Force (lbs) 40,000 Head Crowd Force (kN) 178
Head Pull Force (lbs) 60,000 Head Pull Force (kN) 267
Skid Steer Specs   Prime Mover & Hydraulic Specs  
Tip Capacity 50% (lbs) 2,500 Tip Capacity 50% (kg) 1,134
Hydraulics Open Center Hydraulics Open Center
Max pressure (psi) 2,500 Max pressure (bar) 172
Max flow (gpm) 24 Max flow (L/min) 145
Max back pressure (psi) 300 Max back pressure (bar) 21
Electrical +12VDC 10A Electrical +12VDC 10A

Resources

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Power and ability to put in anchors quickly with the 6712DT with 20CPT Press results in more footage.

ID: 5776 | Date: 2021-05-14

When compared to other seismic CPT systems, the Geoprobe® Seismic CPT provides better field performance with option to see arrival of the wave.

ID: 5752 | Date: 2021-05-12

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

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

With drilling services focused predominantly on infrastructure investigations – roadways and bridges – Environmental and Geotechnical Specialists Inc...

ID: 5254 | Date: 2019-05-07

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