ASTM D1143

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ASTM D1143 – Standard Test Methods for Deep Foundation Elements Under Static Axial Compressive Load


The test methods described in this standard measure the axial deflection of an individual vertical or inclined deep foundation element or group of elements when loaded in static axial compression.

These methods apply to all types of deep foundations, or deep foundation systems as they are practical to test.


axial load test; deep foundation capacity; field testing; jack; load cell; loading procedure; reference beam ; static load test; top load test

ASTM D1143 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM D1143 standard.

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