The Plate Bearing Test (or Plate Loading Test) is an insitu site investigation field test used for determining the ultimate bearing capacity of the ground and the likely settlement under a given load.
The Plate Load Test basically consists of loading a steel plate placed at the foundation level and recording the settlements corresponding to each load increment. more info >>
As the basic structural foundation for almost all construction, soil materials play an important role in the ultimate success of a project. Whether you’re working in clay, silt, sand, gravel, peat, or loam, understanding the soil properties of your site help you make good construction decisions.
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