Underground Cable And Pipe Locating


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What is Cable and Pipe Locating?

The task of underground cable and pipe locating revolves around searching for any utility lines that may be present underneath the Earth but still unknown to everyone else

These mains may include water pipes, gas lines, power & telecommunications cables, sewer pipes, storm drains and much more. Since metal pipes, buried cable lines and pipe lines are all made using various kinds of materials, it is necessary to be well-equipped with the right tools and instruments to carry out the process of locating cable lines underground.

The process of underground cable and pipe locating revolves around a transmitter which connects and conducts a signal current through the cable and pipe electrically. The whole procedure consists of sending signals into the ground and locating utilities upon the return of these signals back to the transmitter. The wetness of soil doesn’t necessarily play a major role in this process as compared to the GPR procedure. In fact, wet soil enhances the signals of electromagnetic locating equipment and makes the locating process easier.

Damaging a Power Line or Telecommunications cable can leave nearby residence without access to power, internet, cell phones, and landlines. Meaning they lose the ability to contact emergency services. This situation is a complete disaster. And the cost to repair one of these underground service cables can be astronomical not to mention the risk of injury to nearby persons. For this reason, our underground service locators have developed the essential skills and procedures through years of experience so you can dig with confidence. Read More

Accidentally hitting an underground water pipe can be a complete disaster. Once hit, the force from the water pressure can cause it to shoot in many different directions, taking with it loose debris, putting those nearby at risk. Calling a certified underground service locator before you dig is the best way to avoid these unnecessary damages and costs. At Expert Service Locating we do our job so you can so yours can be safer. Read More

Hitting an underground utility line can be very costly and inconvenient. But if one of these lines is an underground gas pipe, there can be many risks involved. Due to the leaking of gases, damaging this underground service pipe can lead to fires and explosions, making it extremely dangerous for everyone in or around the damaged pipe area. For this reason, Expert Service Locate has the equipment, and the qualified underground service locators necessary to help you avoid these dangerous situations. Read More

Damaging an underground sewer line on your job site or property exposes you to a bunch of hazards and time-consuming problems. Hitting a sewer line can propel debris, contaminate water supplies and damage the environment. Worst of all, leaking sewage can be hazardous to nearby people due to the harmful and toxic gases and waste. We at Expert Service Locate have specialized underground service locating equipment and ironclad experience to help you avoid these unnecessary issues. Read More

Underground Cable Locator

We are among Australia’s pioneers of utility cable and pipe locators. We have specialists that know how to handle all sorts of underground cable and pipe location tasks. This is due to their experience and hardworking mentality. Furthermore, we offer state-of-the-art equipment in such processes, including electromagnetic equipment that makes the task even easier and efficient. With 17 years of experience in the underground asset location industry, we rank among the country’s leading cable and pipe locating companies with an unparalleled service quality.

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