Geotechnical testing equipment specialist Ele International has announced the launch of a new version of its dedicated Data System software for soils testing to standards from British Standards, American Society for Testing and Materials and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
Designed specifically for geotechnical laboratories, the new DS 7.3 software contains a range of advanced features including compatibility with Microsoft Windows 10, Office 2016 and 365.
The new version provides the ability to automate data logging, analysis and reporting and improves the quality and productivity of soil tests such as triaxial, permeability, consolidation, direct/residual shear and CBR.
Ele International product manager Adeel Hassan said: The Data System software has been the workhorse of soils testing laboratories around the world for many years, and the new DS 7.3 version offers customers the opportunity to improve lab efficiency, eliminate operator error and free staff for other tasks.
“Typical users of this geotechnical software include commercial testing laboratories, contractors, consultants and government bodies. In addition, it is also ideal for universities and colleges, providing students with experience in the latest technology in soils testing.”
In conjunction with Ele’s data acquisition units, the DS 7.3 software enables accurate and repeatable tests by providing step-by-step instructions and by preventing potential errors from manual readings. With ethernet communications the software is simple to run and provides 24-hour unsupervised logging. Reports are generated automatically in accordance with the chosen standard and real-time graphical outputs can be viewed on-screen and/or printed.