PaveScan RDM

PaveScan RDM

The PaveScan RDM is ideal for uncovering inconsistencies that occur during the paving process, including poor uniformity and significant variations in density. By detecting these problems, PaveScan RDM helps to avoid premature failures such as road raveling, cracking and deterioration along joints.
  • Max Depth

    Surface Only

  • Sensor Frequency

    2 GHz

  • Weight

    32.2-36.7 kg (71-81 lbs)
    (cart dependent)

  • Storage Capacity

    128 GB

  • Data Display Modes

    Line Graph and Data Contour Map

  • Accessories

    Upgrade kit from 1 to 3 sensors

Typical Uses
The PaveScan RDM is typically used for:
  • Non-destructive asphalt compaction testing
  • Quality assurance/quality control of new pavements
  • Determining pavement non-conformity
System Includes
  • 2 GHz Sensor (1 or 3)
  • Panasonic Toughpad G1
  • 4-wheel cart
  • 2.1 m digital control cable(s)
  • Garmin Glo GPS
  • Concentrator box
  • Lithium-ion battery (2)
  • Dual-bay battery charger
  • Transit case
  • User Manual
  • 2-year warranty
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GSSI PaveScan RDM System
Modern technology to determine new pavement quality
The PaveScan RDM uses the dielectric measurements of new pavement to determine pavement quality and uniformity, a world’s first.
  • PaveScan RDM - Feature 1
    Innovative Technology

    PaveScan RDM offers an easy and affordable assessment tool to non-destructively determine asphalt dielectric during application. This system is ideal for uncovering inconsistencies that occur during the paving process, including poor uniformity and significant variations in density.

  • PaveScan RDM - Feature 2
    Groundbreaking Solutions

    PaveScan RDM is the premier asphalt test method to identify areas of non-conformity in new pavement. It can be deployed with two different survey methods; utilizing the dielectric values or percent voids. There are no site hazards or need to close off work areas as is the case with nuclear gauges/radioactive alternatives.

  • PaveScan RDM - Feature 3
    Data Visualization

    From technician to engineer, the PaveScan RDM is easy to operate. With seamless GPS integration, real-time onscreen data output, and export options, this system is ideal for government transportation agencies and paving contractors alike.

Data Examples
PaveScan RDM - Data Example 1
Single Sensor

The color map indicates anomalies in the dielectric measurement, allowing technicians to clearly identify areas of interest.

PaveScan RDM - Data Example 2
Three Sensor

The line chart illustrates a three-sensor system, each line represents the dielectric output of the sensor.

PaveScan RDM - Data Example 3
Google Earth Image

This data illustrates a Google Earth image that has been exported as a .kml file directly from PaveScan RDM. This image is showing the density levels of newly laid compacted pavement. The blue areas are low density and the middle blue areas are bridges.

Specifications
Tablet Computer
Display10.1”
ProcessorIntel® Core i5 4310-U vPro
Available PortsUSB 3.0, Ethernet and Serial
BatteryLi-Ion Battery Pack (10.8 V)
Operating Temperature-28°C to 60°C (-18°F to 140°F)
Environmental RatingIP64
Drop SpecMIL-STD-810G
System Specifications
Data Format.csv
Maximum Output Resolution.4 inch (1 cm)
Operating ModeSurvey wheel distance based data collection
Power Source2 x 10.8V 8.2AH batteries
DiagnosticBattery indicator status, hard disk capacity
Measurement Specification
Repeatability (Dielectric)+/- 0.12
Accuracy (Dielectric)+/- 0.12
Minimum/Maximum Dielectric2 to 16
Mechanical
DimensionsOne sensor cart system – 62 x 25 x 44 in (157 x 63 x 111 cm), Three sensor cart system – 62 x 73 x 44 in (157 x 185 x 111 cm)
Environmental RatingIP64
Operating Temperature-28°C to 60°C (-18°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature-55°C to 85°C (-67°F to 185°F)
Accessories
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