Pilodyn test method for determining the soundness of wood structural members: According to Pilodyn and corvib.com, the Pilodyn is suitable for trees, railway ties and utility poles. Ferret (AU) adds that the Pilodyn is also suitable for testing the stability of wooden structures on playgrounds, detection of soft rot. This article compares using micro-drilling with other methods to screen both standing trees and wood structural elements for hidden damage. " />