Rapid Impact Compaction

RAPID IMPACT COMPACTIONWhat it is:Rapid impact compaction (RIC) is a variant of dynamic compaction that uses different equipment. The technique uses a hydraulic hammer and an anvil to densify granular soils at less depth than with a caterpillar crane. How it works:A hydraulic shovel with a 9-tonne high-frequency hammer (approximately 1 blow per second) from a maximum height of 1.2 …