Pavement Settlement Point

This settlement point is used to monitor vertical settlement of a pavement or road. It is suitable for applications where the top layer of the road is asphalt. The unit consists of a plastic tapered disc and a special retaining nail. It is suitable for use on a concrete surface, tiles or asphalt road.



​Settlement readings of are taken with a digital auto level. To determine settlement, an initial or base reading is taken before the construction starts. Subsequent readings (taken during construction) are then compared with initial reading as reference.


60 mm dia

Retaining nail

8 mm dia x 94 mm length

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Equipment Rental

GDS has a variety of instruments for hire, these Instruments, Readouts and Dataloggers are available for product hire on a short-term (fortnightly) or long-term (monthly) basis including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Load cells
  • Tilt meters
  • Manual Readout units
  • Dataloggers
  • Tiltmeters
  • Inclinometers