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Elastic Wave Sub-bottom Karst Detector TS-RD1203(A)

  The TS-RD1203(A) Elastic Wave Sub-bottom Karst Detector operates on the principle of elastic wave reflection to accurately identify subsurface anomalies such as karst cavities, fractures, and soft strata. Equipped with an integrated high-power elastic wave excitation device and a multi-channel elastic wave detection system, the probe is meticulously engineered to perform thorough inspections at the base of boreholes.

Elastic Wave Sub-bottom Karst Detector TS-RD1203

Achieving a detection depth of up to 10 meters, surpassing the requirements set by the foundation’s specifications.

Capable of detecting hole bottoms to a maximum depth of 10 meters with a depth measurement accuracy of less than 5 centimeters, and it boasts an azimuth precision of 0.1 degrees.

   Automated adjustment mechanism that precisely controls the interspacing between the excitation source and the receiving transducer.

  Engineered to operate effectively in both mud-filled and dry, non-water-coupled boreholes, showcasing a broad applicability and yielding precise detection outcomes.

The device for the detection of karst cavities and sub-bottom voids has been independently developed, marking a significant advancement in the field of geotechnical exploration.
Designed for irregular hole bottoms, the transducer’s position is dynamically optimized to ensure a high degree of coupling.

Powerful Analysis Software

  The integrated analysis software offers advanced digital filtering capabilities, including high pass, low pass, and band-pass filters, alongside comprehensive spectrum analysis, phase analysis, reflection extraction, and signal correlation tools. These features are instrumental in accurately pinpointing the presence and location of karst caves.

Main Applications:

  Detection of sub-bottom karst cavities in a variety of borehole conditions, including mud-filled holes, dry holes, and other types of pipe holes, providing versatile applicability for diverse geological investigations.


  1. Elastic Wave Reflection Principle: Utilizing the principle of elastic wave reflection, the device is equipped with an internal high-power excitation device and multiple elastic wave detectors to identify and map out karst caves, fractures, and other subterranean anomalies.

  2. Automatic Depth Detection: The system is designed to automatically stimulate elastic waves and measure the depth of sub-bottom structures with a high degree of accuracy, reaching up to 10 meters below the hole bottom.

  3. Adaptive Coupling: The device automatically adjusts the relative height between the excitation source and receiving transducers, ensuring optimal signal transmission and high coupling efficiency, which is crucial for accurate detection in various hole conditions.

  4. Azimuth Precision: With an azimuth accuracy of 0.1°, the detector provides precise directional information, enabling comprehensive mapping of the hole bottom’s geological features.

  5. Advanced Data Analysis Software: The software suite includes digital filtering (high pass, low pass, band-pass), spectrum analysis, phase analysis, reflection extraction, and signal correlation tools, which facilitate the interpretation of the detected data and assist in determining the exact location of karst formations.

  6. User-Friendly Interface: The embedded operating system features a Chinese interface that is intuitive and efficient, allowing for easy operation and data management.

  7. Durable and Portable Design: The device is encased in a rugged, waterproof, and dustproof exterior with an IP67 rating, ensuring reliability in diverse field conditions. Its portable design allows for easy transportation and deployment.

  8. Power Efficiency: Powered by a DC16.8V high-capacity lithium battery, the device offers low power consumption, enabling up to 10 hours of continuous operation on a single charge.

Technical Introduction:

  1. High-Power Excitation System: The device is equipped with a high-power elastic wave excitation system that generates strong acoustic signals, ensuring effective wave propagation and reflection even in challenging subsurface conditions.

  2. Multi-Channel Detection Capability: Featuring multiple elastic wave detectors, the system captures a broad spectrum of reflections, enhancing the resolution and reliability of the subsurface imaging.

  3. Automatic Ground Coupling Optimization: The detector’s design includes an automatic ground coupling optimization mechanism that adapts to the borehole’s conditions, maintaining consistent signal integrity throughout the detection process.

  4. Built-in Attitude Sensor: The probe is fitted with an attitude sensor that monitors the orientation of the device, ensuring that the data collected is accurately georeferenced and that the detection is aligned with the borehole’s geometry.

  5. High-Speed Data Processing Unit: The device is powered by a 24-bit high-speed data acquisition system, which processes the reflected waves at a rapid pace, allowing for real-time analysis and interpretation of subsurface data.

  6. Low-Noise Amplification and Signal Conditioning: The system incorporates advanced low-noise amplifiers and signal conditioning circuits to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio, ensuring that even the faintest reflections are captured with clarity.

  7. Environmental Adaptability: The detector is designed to operate effectively in a wide range of environmental conditions, with a temperature operating range from -20°C to 60°C and humidity resistance up to 90% RH, making it suitable for various geographical locations and weather conditions.

  8. Efficient Power Management: The device’s power management system is optimized to maximize battery life, allowing for extended field operations without the need for frequent recharging.

  9. Data Security and Integrity: The internal storage and data handling protocols are designed to ensure the security and integrity of the collected data, with the option for direct data transfer via USB 2.0, facilitating secure data handling and analysis.

  10. Modular and Scalable Design: The system’s modular design allows for future upgrades and scalability, ensuring that the device remains at the forefront of technological advancements in sub-bottom karst detection.


Wide Application

Highly adaptable for a wide range of geotechnical applications, providing consistent and reliable results in diverse subsurface environments.

1Sediment Thickness Detector TS-K100CZ(A)

Precise sediment readings with low error margins

The probe is small in diameter and can reach the hard rock stratum at the bottom of the pile.The probe has a built-in inclination sensor to ensure that the probe is upright.

1Sediment Thickness Detector TS-K100CZ(A)

Comprehensive and easily interpretable data outcomes

real-time graphical representation of depth pressure curves and inclination metrics, facilitating straightforward identification of sediment thickness.

1Sediment Thickness Detector TS-K100CZ(A)

Main Applications:

  1.  Sediment Thickness Gauging: The TS-K100CZ(A) is adept at measuring the depth sediment accumulation within holes and trenches.


  1. Universal Compatibility: Designed for use with all types of holes and grooves, irrespective of the medium’s properties within them.
  2. Advanced Sensor Technology: The probe is equipped with a pressure-tilt angle sensor, ensuring high precision in results.
  3. Exceptional Accuracy: The system is engineered for high detection precision, with the capability to measure sediment thickness with an accuracy down to 0.1mm.
  4. Instantaneous Data Visualization: Real-time display of the pressure-tilt angle curve and probe extension length allows for immediate and intuitive interpretation of test outcomes.

Technical Introduction:

  1. Comprehensive Application Scope: The TS-K100CZ(A) is versatile, suitable for sediment thickness detection across various hole and trench configurations, unaffected by the subterranean medium’s characteristics.

  2. Optimized Measurement Precision: With a minimal influence from external factors, the device boasts high accuracy in measurement. The slender probe design facilitates reaching the bedrock at the hole’s base, while the probe’s tray ensures stable contact with the sediment surface. The integrated angle sensor maintains the probe’s vertical alignment, resulting in sediment thickness measurements with an accuracy of up to 0.1mm.

  3. Real-Time Data Visualization: The TS-K100CZ(A) provides an intuitive display of the pressure-tilt angle curve and the probe’s extension length, enabling immediate and precise determination of sediment depth.