Engineer thinking what can Ground Penetrating Radar be used for.

What can Ground Penetrating Radar be used for?

Find out how GPR works? What’s it for? Can it help you? In this article, we make a business case for Ground Penetrating Radar in the construction industry.

8 April 2023 · 5 min · Rom Gostomski
Reading bridge over the river Thames.

GPR bridge investigation

On bridges GPR can be used to map reinforcement, locate post-tensioned tendons, determine general construction detail, thickness of construction and much more…

The entrance foyer of a London office. We undertook a GPR utility survey to detect and locate services in the floor slab.

Floor slab utility survey in a working office

How we used GPR for a floor slab utility survey in a working London office to locate services with minimal disruption to the office staff.

Corridor in a London school. GPR can help to locate and identify hidden building defects non-intrusively.

Construction and building defects in a London school

We used GPR to investigate construction detail and identify building defects, specifically if precast hollow core units had reinforcement within them and were filled with concrete.

GPR surveyor scanning the gas holder base to determine the thickness.

Gas holder base thickness measurement

GPR case study: How we used GPR survey methods to determine the gas holder base thickness non-intrusively, with access to one side only.

Train station platform survey at Paddington station using GPR scanning.

Paddington train station platform survey

GPR case study: How we used GPR survey methods for a station platform survey and concourse area investigation at Paddington Station.

CAD drawings - GPR can be used to verify construction detail is as per the drawings

Construction Detail Verification

Using GPR to verify construction detail and compliance with current legislation and standards. Suitable for floor slabs, concrete and masonry walls…

28 March 2023 · 4 min · Rom Gostomski
The fire of Notre Dame, Paris

Restoration of Buildings – how GPR can help

GPR is an NDT method which can help in building restoration projects by determining construction detail and thickness, locating voids and embedded metal and much more.

17 July 2019 · 3 min · Rom Gostomski