Window sampling is carried out by either trailer mounted percussive samplers
or hand held pneumatic samplers. Samples are recovered in seamless plastic
tubes, for logging by a suitably qualified engineer.
sampling is suited to:-
Restricted access sites,
disturbance must be kept to a minimum.
method is used in geotechnical and environmental investigations and allows
rapid recovery of a suitable volume of disturbed sample for chemical analysis
for a range of common contaminants and for classification tests such as
in fine-grained soils.
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