How healthy is the tree?
Recognize warning signals early enough
In the context of tree care and tree inspection our instruments help to detect inner defects at an early stage and to grant the traffic security. That way you can take steps to avoid personal and material damages in parks, alleys and forests.
The VTA method (Visual Tree Assessment) helps to detect defects by outward manifestations of the tree and therefore it ensures the correct application of our instruments. By means of this method (visual assessment) arborists, tree inspectors and experts are able to identify in time dangers due to immanent tree failure. That way they can take the right measures early enough to prevent damages to persons or property.
The measurement methods of our test instruments are scientifically proven. Scientists and specialists recommend them as objective and reliable examination methods.
Using our instruments you can:
- Detect rot in various stages
- Recognize compressed separation zones
- Locate ring shakes, cracks and cavities
- Analyse the growth of annual rings
- Detect wood decay
- Evaluate the wood quality
Taking the right measures in time will help to preserve precious tree populations.
Tree inspection application fields:
- Care and inspection of trees along streets, in parks and forests
- Tree inspection in the context of traffic safety
- Evaluation of damages on forest trees
- Research and development
Frequently asked questions about „Tree Inspection“
Yes, you can take the information from PD/F Tools or WoodInspector and utilize it in your GIS or other related software.
The wood inspection drill measures the force of the needle turning through the wood product. For example, when the bit hits any soft decay the force on the graph will drop and if the needle hits a hard, brittle decay the graph will spike. If the bit runs through a cavity area the graph will drop measuring no resistance for the bit. The measurements are then collected on either a wax paper strip (F-Series) or electronically recorded for an instant upload (PD-Series).
With the F-Series drill the measurements are recorded on a wax paper strip. Typically users scan the wax paper strip into their report reinforcing their assessment of the wood. The PD-Series drill records the measurements automatically in digital form and can instantly upload these results to your computer via Bluetooth or USB cable. Software is available for your computer to analyze and organize your collected results.
We have been cooperating very successfully and quality oriented with IML GmBh for several years. Problems?! There are none, because the team of IML is very friendly and helpful when ordering and in any technical direction to their products. They are up to the smallest detail. Definitely on a level 10 in a rating of 1-10. Thank you very much for the many years of good cooperation.
I previously worked with the IML-RESI B400 for years. This device worked flawlessly, due to the year of manufacture it had a rather Russian design. I am glad to have owned the B400 – so I can enjoy the advantages of years of development for the new PD-400: faster, much lighter, more compact, almost self-explanatory menu and eternally lasting battery! You can tell there’s a lot of attention to pragmatic detail here!
The many years of trustful cooperation in the segment of wood testing systems is of great importance on the part of FA. IML GmbH is characterized by high product quality and product development. In addition, the technical support is traget-oriented (very important for us), which is optimally implemented by the systematic approach of the respective employees. Questions, suggestions and if occurring ‘problems’, are immediately provided with a solution. In short, we feel that we are in “the best of hands”. Many thanks!
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