Category: BDI News

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BDI Sensors CE-Certified

BDI Strain Transducers, Accelerometers, Tiltmeters, and Quarter-Arm Completion Units have all recently been CE certified which means they have passed the rigorous testing and documentation procedures required to comply with the European health, safety, and environmental protection legislation. Field work is hard enough without having to try to attach delicate instruments with tiny wires connected…

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Structural Monitoring Services for Hydraulic Structures

BDI offers structural testing and monitoring services for all types of hydraulic structures such as tainter gates, nav-lock gates, and fish conveyance structures. We use a very efficient testing system to record strains, rotations, displacements, cable forces, and many other parameters to gain an understanding of the structure’s overall response. Typical applications include measuring trunnion…

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BDI in the news…

The media was out and about interviewing our crew in Rhode Island last week as they worked testing a bridge in Nanaquaket. Read all about it here: Nanaquaket Bridge Receives Structure Test

Vehicle Axle Weight Scales Used for Verifying Permit & Overloaded Vehicles

BDI has integrated a set of specialized portable scales into our STS-WiFi system, allowing us to weigh permit loads axle by axle. Several DOT’s have found it extremely helpful to have both the axle and gross weights verified prior to allowing the specialized loads to cross bridges along the haul route. BDI typically mobilizes either…

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