Truck Mounted Deflectometer
To optimize product life, Dynatest evolved the vehicle design to enable relatively straightforward conversion/interchangeability to a new vehicle at the completion of the original vehicle life cycle, or to a trailer-mounting if preferred. The Dynatest Truck Mounted Deflectometer (TMD) is particularly suitable for test environments requiring overall shorter length testing platforms (without losing deflection bowl coverage) or in which stand-alone vehicle purchases or vehicle-trailer operations are problematic.
As with the other members of the Dynatest Deflectometer product lines (FWD & HWD), the TMD provides fully automated, fast, highly accurate, and precise measurements suitable for use with standard analysis and design procedures including especially rigorous mechanistic-empirical analysis of pavement structures such as the proprietary Dynatest ELMOD (Evaluation of Layer Moduli and Overlay Design) program.
Dynamic loading enables mechanistic-empirical analysis of the pavement layers and the determination of optimum rehabilitation strategies
Automated and rapid structural pavement testing
Determines the layer of failure, rather than determining simply the bearing capacity
QA/QC of newly built pavements
Compares a range of rehabilitation options, including plane off and recycling rather than just applying overlays
The use of the TMD provides accurate, reproducible, and repeatable structural data
Automated and real-time monitoring of the load cell, geophones, and data variations ensures high quality of collected data
Uses mechanistic-empirical analysis applicable to most of the pavement structures
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