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Borehole Logging Equipment

Mount Sopris Instruments manufactures, distributes, and rents geophysical equipment and software for subsurface investigations. Our products include borehole logging equipment for groundwater, mining, research, geotechnical, and other applications. We offer a range of stackable wireline probes, versatile data loggers, rugged logging winches, and WellCAD – the industry standard in log presentation software.

New Slim Gamma Probe!

Driven by our goal to continuously improve the quality and performance of our products, Mount Sopris Instruments is pleased to announce the release of a new slim gamma probe. With a diameter of just 32mm and the latest generation of digital communications, the 32GR can be run as a standalone tool or be coupled with a source carrier and Cs-137 source for 4-Pi density measurements. Click here for more information.

Customer Focused

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For over 60 years, Mount Sopris has delivered innovative solutions to drillers, miners, engineers and researchers in over 120 countries. With an extensive product range and industry-leading customer support, Mount Sopris is dedicated to the success of its customers. Contact us today to learn how our geophysical well logging instrumentation, software and services can improve your productivity and data integrity.

Latest News & Notes

Save Money by Servicing your Equipment Before January 31st! - Winter in the northern hemisphere often means scheduled downtime for borehole logging operations. Why not take advantage of this time by sending your equipment to Mount Sopris for maintenance, calibration or repair? If you do this before January 31st, Mount Sopris will cover the cost of return shipping and potentially save you hundreds of dollars!
Nashville Tennessee Groundwater Wells and Logging Show 2017 The USA’s biggest groundwater and mining shows are next month! - Join us at Booth 761 at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks/Reno, Nevada December 4-8, 2017 for the 123rd Annual Meeting for the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA). Mount Sopris will also be at Booth 718 at NGWA Ground Water Week December 5 - 7!
Crested Butte Colorado USGS Borehole Logging Groundwater The To Do List: Making the Most of your Rental - Rental equipment from Mount Sopris can be the most economical solution for short-term, non-recurring projects.  We have the most comprehensive range of solutions for small boreholes, ideal for groundwater, mining, geotechnical, and environmental investigations.Mount Sopris offers everything rental customers will need, including probes, data acquisition system, winch, software and all accessories – backed by our best-in-class support. There are, however, a few things that our rental customers must DO to ensure the success of their project:
Core logging software for WellCAD CoreCAD in mining Points to Consider while buying Core Logging Software - Core logging has been traditionally done manually. While it has served its purpose for decades, manual core logging has failed to keep pace with the technological developments witnessed across mining, petroleum, and groundwater. It is time-consuming and requires extensive manpower for miles of core, and also presents problems in reporting, formatting, and record keeping.Core logging software, such as CoreCAD™, addresses these drawbacks by dramatically improving productivity and allowing direct input of core descriptions into a digital interface, where the data can be analyzed, combined with other sources of data, and visually presented for reporting purposes.

Value-Added Support Services

Mount Sopris offers value-added support services to provide customers with the best ownership experience. These services include upfitting logging vehicles, same-day shipping on most parts and accessories via the online store, and expedited repair services. To ensure customers get optimal results with their equipment, Mount Sopris’ staff of geoscientists, engineers, and local sales representatives are available to provide expert support and onsite training.

Solutions for Every Application

With the best selection of equipment in the industry, Mount Sopris offers the right solution for customers in a variety of fields. Please see the Applications pages for specific solutions in each of these disciplines.

Groundwater drillers characterize aquifers, verify well construction, avoid environmental concerns, maintain water quality, and comply with regulations.

Mining companies save money, eliminate down time, improve safety, and optimize their mine sites.

Environmental organizations use borehole geophysics for subsurface monitoring, remediation, and meeting compliace requirements.

Geotechnical organizations fulfill project specifications related to near surface structural integrity, compliance planning, and liability issues.

Research organizations utilize our equipment to measure and describe various rock and fluid properties to advance scientific knowledge or resolve complex multidisciplinary issues.

Energy companies use WellCAD to characterize reservoirs and optimize production for improved efficiencies.

About Mount Sopris

Mount Sopris Instrument Company was founded in Boulder, Colorado in 1951 at a time when locating uranium for weapon and reactor use was of national interest. The company’s first product was a portable scintillation counter. Read More…