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Finding power cable faults - Power cables and wires are engineered and constructed for a wide range of specifications. Basic assemble would be conductor material (carries the energy or power), insulation material (physically separates conductor materials) and shielding or Jacket which protects the internal components of the cable from heat, abrasion, weather and chemicals.

Faults occur in power cable accidentally on installation due to pinching or small nicks, constant wear from vibrating or moving parts, unstable environments with reaction to chemical contact or overloading.

Westscan services: using fault finding and detection equipment to locate the electrical cable or wire and identify the break or fail point.


  • Scheduling of man power and equipment by knowing the cable fault depth.
  • Locating the position of power cables fault or electric short

Residential Services

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Underground Cable Locator

Utility Locating Services

Protecting and maintaining your infrastructure and damage prevention:
  • leak surveys
  • cables locating
  • water leak detection
  • vacuum excavation