9 May 2017

All Radiodetection C.A.T4, RD7100 and RD8100 products are now accepted for use on the national rail infrastructure in Great Britain, managed by Network Rail.  The products have all passed Network Rail’s stringent 2017 standards for use on the rail network, with comprehensive tests covering safety, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF).

Locating underground services before digging is an essential contributor to safe and cost-effective subsurface engineering on the rail network. Cable and Pipe locators are a vital component of safe trackside engineering operations. They enable engineers to identify the location of specific utilities or to scan an area for buried services before excavating.

C.A.T4® and Genny4®, the next generation of Radiodetection Cable Avoidance Tools

For over 40 years, Radiodetection’s advanced Cable Avoidance Tools have helped users to locate and avoid buried utilities before excavating.

The C.A.T4 range has revolutionised the way the locating industry operates thanks to innovative features such as dual frequency small diameter cable locating and built in data logging, that have helped to improve the quality of locate operations and reduce cable strikes.

Our most advanced C.A.T, the gC.A.T4, builds on these features with fully integrated, automatic GPS and enhanced logging and data analysis capabilities.

The Genny4 complements the C.A.T4 range by generating signals simultaneously at two different frequencies that are then detected by our C.A.T4 locators.

RD7100 and RD8100: The Professionals’ choice for Damage Prevention

Subsurface utility infrastructures are growing denser and more complex, meaning locate professionals require more powerful tools to simplify the task of distinguishing between and tracing different utilities. Featuring a unique arrangement of five antennas, with optional integrated GPS and usage logging, the RD8100 and RD7100 keep users on the right line while enabling them to demonstrate safe working practices and validate quality of work.

All the RD8100 and RD7100 cable and pipe locators are now accepted for use by Network Rail. Optional data logging and GPS allows customers to assess individual locate operations to ensure compliance with best-practice, or to identify training needs. Additionally, the data can be used for internal audits or shared with customers to evidence task completion. 
The Tx range of advanced transmitters is also now accepted for use on the rail network in Great Britain.

About Radiodetection Ltd. 
Radiodetection is a leading global developer and supplier of equipment used by utility companies and excavators to accurately locate and avoid damage to buried infrastructure networks. Radiodetection is part of SPX Corporation. 

About SPX Corporation
SPX Corporation is a supplier of highly engineered products and technologies, holding leadership positions in the HVAC, detection and measurement, and engineered solutions markets. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation had approximately $1.5 billion in annual revenue in 2016 and more than 5,000 employees in about 15 countries. SPX Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SPXC.”  For more information, please visit www.spx.com.