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GDS Head Abroad for Their Latest Fundraising Challenge (Well kind of)

GDS will be hitting the road this June, when they cycle around the Isle of Wight whilst raising money for the charity CALM. The team of 13 will take on the 70 mile route which incorporates approximately 1800m of climbing and coastal views.

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Swedish National Road & Transport Research Institute (VTI) Investigate Subgrade Deformation

As part of a project funded by the Swedish Transport Administration to investigate subgrade deformation, a dynamic triaxial apparatus with suction control was identified as a key element to assist in fulfilling the project goals, which seeks to better understand fine-grained subgrade compliance of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) traffic.

ELDYN  UNSAT 

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University of Glasgow Expands its Research Capabilities

GDS Instruments recently installed a Hardin-style Resonant Column Apparatus, with sample ranges up to 100mm at the University of Glasgow. The apparatus was purchased with a Bender Elements upgrade allowing small strain stiffness behaviour to be analysed in detail. 

GDSRCA 

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EMDCSS Sample Preparation Video

We have just released a new video demonstrating the sample preparation method for our Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device (EMDCSS). Learn step by step how to prepare a sample.

EMDCSS 

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GDS Ship 100th Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device

To mark the sale of our 100th Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device, we take a look back at how one of our most in-demand products has developed over the past 14 years.

EMDCSS 

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EMDCSS Live Event: GDS Instruments

We will be hosting our first ever "Live Event" on one of our most in-demand apparatus, the Electro-Mechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device (EMDCSS). As we celebrate shipping our 100th EMDCSS, join us on the 16th May at 11.55pm (BST) as we run through what makes this system so popular with both our research and commercial customers. 

EMDCSS 

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The University of Split Research Projects Gather Momentum

In 2017 a delegation from the University of Split visited GDS’s offices in the UK, whilst considering apparatus for their research project on the behaviour of soft rocks and soil.

DYNTTS  GDSBES  LVDT  UNSAT  GDSBPS 

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University of California Davis Expand Research Capabilities

GDS Instruments recently installed a Quasi Dynamic Triaxial system, with sample ranges up to 150mm at the University of California Davis. The system was purchased with Bender Elements upgrade and expanded data acquisition allowing for future instrumentation upgrades. 

QDTAS  EMDCSS  GDSBES  GDSTAS  GDSRSA  GDSIST 

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EMDCSS Installation in Brazil

Diogo Teles has just returned from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Brazil. He installed an Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device (EMDCSS) system with Bender Elements at COPPE's LABTEST Laboratory.

EMDCSS 

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GDS Extends ISO9001:2015 Certification

GDS are pleased to announce that they have extended there ISO9001:2015 Certification until 2024.

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