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Record samples with a borehole log template

A borehole log template is used by engineers to record every borehole sample taken from the site. The samples are taken into a laboratory for further testing and the detailed results will be included on the geotechnical report.

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Project #
Drill Crew
Ticket #
Groundwater depth
Drill Rig Type
Hammer Drop
Total Depth of Boring
Borehole Log
+ add Borehole
Sample location
Sample image
Sample Number
Sample Type
Blow Counts (blows/foot)
Graphic Log
Soil Group Name: (modifier, color, moisture, density/consistency, grain size, other descriptors)
Rock Description: (modifierm color, hardness/degree of concentration, bedding and joint characteristics, solutions, void conditions)
Dry Density (pcf)
Moisture Content (%)
Additional Test
Surface conditions and overall comment:
Full Name and Signature
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Comprehensive Borehole Log Template: Accurate Data for Effective Geotechnical Analysis

The borehole log template is an indispensable tool for geotechnical professionals to record vital information during subsurface investigations. This comprehensive template serves as a standardized format for documenting essential data obtained from drilling, sampling, and testing activities. It can include sections for describing the location, drilling method, soil and rock description, groundwater levels, and any encountered obstructions or anomalies.

Additionally, the template allows for the inclusion of laboratory test results, such as grain size analysis and moisture content. With a well-organized borehole log, engineers and geologists can analyze and interpret subsurface conditions accurately, enabling informed decision-making in various geotechnical applications, such as foundation design, slope stability assessments, and groundwater studies.

The template ensures consistency and uniformity in data presentation, facilitating easy comparison and compilation of information from multiple boreholes. By utilizing this template, professionals can streamline their reporting process, enhance collaboration, and ultimately deliver reliable and comprehensive geotechnical analysis

Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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