drilling balter
drilling balter
drilling balter
drilling balter

Subsurface Explorations

The Robert B. Balter Company offers a full range of drilling services for a variety of geotechnical and geo-environmental projects. The company owns a fleet of truck, all-terrain, and portable drilling rigs, with automatic SPT hammers, and equipment to provide all types of sampling and testing. Our personnel are familiar with the proper field protocols outlined by ASTM, AASHTO, and USEPA, as well as various local, state, and federal specifications and guidelines. The Company and its' drilling staff are licensed in all applicable jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Drilling crew skills are maintained with mandatory in-house training, outside continuing education, and all required safety programs. The Department Manager and senior staff are Certified Master Well Drillers (MWD).  Supervisors hold Temporary Traffic Control Manager certifications. Our Drilling personnel have also completed the 40-hour OSHA safety training and are experienced in working at hazardous waste sites. The firm has a complete on-site maintenance facility to maximize the reliability and productivity of our equipment.

Services and Capabilities Include:

  • Hollow Stem and Mud Rotary Drilling 
  • Verification Coring 
  • Conventional and Wireline Coring
  • Dual Mass Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (Field CBR's)
  • Pavement Coring
  • Angle Hole Drilling
  • Instrumentation Installation
  • Geo-Environmental Drilling & Sampling 
  • Monitoring Wells and Piezometers
  • Rock and Soil Permeability Testing
  • Specialized In-situ Testing