NDT Purchase First Titan 650

Atlas Pile Testing Systems is pleased to announce that NDT Services Ltd has become the first customer of its new state-of-the-art Titan 650, a fully automated and unmanned static load testing system.

NDT Services Ltd, one of the UK’s leading foundations testing companies, will be putting the Titan 650 into service immediately to take advantage of its many key features including:

  • safety (removing operatives from a high risk environment)
  • accuracy (precise increments of load and pile displacement measurements)
  • transparency (designers can view live data and amend the test in the field, remotely)
  • expediency (a test controller can be located anywhere in the world)
  • efficiency (tests are completed quicker and more directly).

Speaking about the first sale of its Titan 650, Rory O’Rourke, CEO of UK monitoring leaders The Datum Group and CEO of Atlas Pile Testing Systems said: “Interest in the new Titan 650 has been unprecedented both in the UK and overseas, with export having been secured to China.

“However, I am delighted that NDT Services Ltd has become the first customer to take delivery. In fact, this is just the first of several that NDT Systems has placed on order.

“It’s [Titan 650] been long in development and now sets the standards for safety, accuracy and control, having the capacity to deliver precise loads for testing in a range of applications from soil nails to large diameter pile foundations, as well as having a wireless control system that facilitates rapid set up and precise control.”

John Purser, Director of NDT Services Ltd said: “As soon as NDT was introduced to the Titan 650 system we recognised the immediate benefits it provides. Advancement in load application, autonomous control, viewing of test performance and above all test safety marked a significant advancement in static pile test methodology.

“NDT and Atlas Pile Testing Systems have successfully deployed the Titan 650 system on live static test pile projects throughout the UK – both companies will use real test data to continually advance and improve the system.”

The result of over 20-years of piling sector experience, utilising the latest innovations and technology the Titan 650 is a fast, reliable, smart and safe pile testing system that offers many advantages over existing pile testing methods.

It is also fully compliant with the new third-edition of the ICE Specification for Piling and Embedded Retaining Walls (SPERWall), is designed specifically for foundation testing and can be used for any type of pile, anchor or bearing test.

For more information about the Titan 650 or Atlas Pile Testing Systems, contact the company on 0161 797 5511 or email;

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