The test consists, basically, of applying load increments to the pile by jacking against a reaction with one or more hydraulic jacks and recording the corresponding movements.

The reaction is provided by one of the following methods:

  • Reaction Frame.
  • Weighted Box or Platform.
  • Ground anchors.

The effort applied can be axial, traction or compression, or cross-section.

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