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Explaining a method of finding reticulation wires and solenoids with a cable locator

What are reticulation solenoids?
A reticulation solenoid is used to open and close valves for controlling i.e. water systems. The solenoid uses electromagnetic fields created by a coil to operate a needle or gate on the valve. For automated systems a low voltage is connected to the solenoid to energize the coil as

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Explaining the many uses and easy setup of using a detectable duct rodder (flexitrace)

What is a detectable rodder with inbuilt sonde?
A detectable rodder is a combination of high quality fibre glass filaments and resins bonded together with two copper tracer wires along the length of the coil to produce a highly flexible, strong and durable rod. The rodder comes in many different thicknesses e.g. 4.5mm to 12mm

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Explaining the advantages of finding and mapping old redundant Telstra/Telecommunication wires in Perth, Western Australia

What is telecommunication and the basic wiring used?
Telecommunication is the transmission of information from one point to another via copper wire, cables, fibre optics or wireless technology. Communication is a fundamental part of our daily activities for individuals, communities, companies and governments…

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Explaining the advantages of conducting subsurface imagery scans across landscaping projects prior to planting, installing a reticulation system or building works

What is Landscaping?
Landscaping is a blend of science and art which has been practiced for thousands of years. The science of knowing the right combination of plants to soils with yearly

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Explaining the basic theory and setup used to locate, find or detect metallic pipes and cables buried underground in Perth, Western Australia.

Radio Detection TX10B transmitter & RD8000PDLB receiver, transmitter induction clamp and direct connection lead.

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Underground Cable Locator

Regional WA locating services

Westscan specializes in providing Fly in Fly out pipe and cable locator services

Regional Locating Services - Projects

Utility Locating Services

Protecting and maintaining your infrastructure and damage prevention:

  • leak surveys
  • cables locating
  • water leak detection
  • vacuum excavation