• Dutco Tennant LLC, PO Box 233, Dubai, U.A.E.

Description

The Cable Avoidance Tool is a robust and affordable industry standard locator used to detect buried pipes and cables prior to excavation.

Hitting and damaging buried services when excavating is costly and potentially very dangerous. This is the ideal ‘pick-up-and-go tool to locate buried pipes and cables, quickly and reliably, time after time.

SAFE, SIMPLE, QUICK AND RELIABLE

The Cable Avoidance Tool has three familiar detection modes (POWER, RADIO AND GENERATOR) to select from. Each mode provides its own specific surveying solution advantages. Many operators will be familiar with these operating modes.The POWER mode is the quickest way to detect most buried electricity cables by detecting the signal created by the electrical current itself.

The RADIO mode detects re-radiated Radio type signals that are often present on metal pipes and cables allowing their position to be determined using just the Cable Avoidance Tool alone.

The GENERATOR mode is used to detect the signal applied to a metal pipe or cable by a C.Scope SGA3 Signal Generator. In addition the Generator mode can be used to detect the signal being transmitted by a C.Scope Sonde for non-metallic pipe tracing.

When combined with a C.Scope SGA3 Signal Generator and accessories, the Cable Avoidance Tool becomes a versatile, all round pipe and cable locating and tracing package. Robustly made and equipped with LCD meter, detachable loudspeaker and easy-to-operate fingertip controls the Cable Avoidance Tool is the ideal Locator for all levels of staff who need to be able to detect buried services quickly and with confidence.

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Controls
  • On/Off Switch: Spring loaded trigger switch under handle
  • Function Select Switch (Three position): P – Power Mode; R – Radio Mode; G – Generator Mode
  • Sensitivity Control
Audio Indication Removable and user replaceable loudspeaker module
Visual Indication

Multi-segment Liquid Crystal Display indicating :

  • Signal Strength
  • Mode selected
  • Battery Condition
Construction

Case moulded from high impact plastic. Designed to withstand 1m (3’3”) drop onto a hard surface

Weight (Including Batteries) 2.9kg (6 pounds 6 ounces)
Dimensions 720mm x 270mm x 63mm (28.3” x 10.6” x 2.4”)
  • Locate Accuracy: better than 10% of depth
  • Depth Measurement Range: Line 0.2m to 3m (8” to 10’)
  • Depth Resolution: Line 0.05m
  • Depth Measurement Range: Sonde 0.85m to 4.5m (2’9” to 15’) – depending on Sonde type
  • Depth Resolution: Sonde 0.15m

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