International geotechnical contractor Kasktas AS are successfully using AnchorTest on major projects in Izmir, Turkey; slope stabilization works at the STAR Aegean Oil Refinery and excavation support works for the Petkim Container Port Backyard. Kasktas (Moscow) have also used Anchortest for deep excavation support at the US Embassy New Office annex in Moscow, Russia.
These projects had highly demanding testing specifications and featured permanent ground anchors. The Izmir projects comprised with multi unit strand anchors (SBMAs) with up to 380tons of test load stressed and tested in accordance with BS8081:1989, and the US Embassy project in Moscow utilized pre-fabricated mono-bars installed and prestressed in accordance with the latest PTI DC35.1-14.
Kasktas saved time and money thanks to AnchorTest's tablet and cloud-based solution, which facilitates on-site analysis and data sharing to nominated parties instantaneously thereby speeding up the approval procedures for installed anchor certification and subsequent lock-off.