Locate and protect underground assets
Safe excavation relies on the accurate locating of buried assets. Failure to accurately identify the presence of utilities may result in damage to underground pipes and cables which, in turn, can lead to utility outages, costly repairs and project delays. In some instances personal injuries can result.
Detect more, reduce utility strikes
Each model of the SuperCAT4+ and T1 range is designed to meet the challenges faced by a specific industry.
For oil and gas pipes using a Cathodic Protection System, the CPS model can locate the rectified signal without attaching an additional transmitter.
The S model locates a range of sonde frequencies that can be matched to the challenges of finding water and drain pipes. A lower frequency sonde is useful to trace deep cast-iron pipes. Higher frequency sondes can be easier to distinguish in an electronically noisy urban environment.
SuperCAT4+ can be used to locate a comprehensive set of active frequencies to support the detection and tracing of different cable types in varied environmental conditions. Higher frequencies such as the 131kHz or 65kHz can be used to find well insulated utilities such as twisted-pair telecom cables or insulated pipe joints. For long range locating of lower resistance cables such as power lines, lower frequency options are available.
All SuperCAT.4 + models come with a range of features designed to aid safe working practices:
Dynamic Overload Protection
High levels of electrical interference, as found around substations and near high-voltage transmission cables can overload sensitive electronics. Dynamic Overload Protection filters this interference out, enabling SuperCAT4+ to continue locating where other units struggle.
Dig more safely with StrikeAlertTM
StrikeAlert warns the user to the possible presence of shallow cables and utility lines in both Power and Active Line modes.
Although work practices and guidelines insist power cables are buried below a certain depth, a common cause of cable strikes, damage and possible injuries are unexpectedly shallow cables..
Automatically indicates depth when the locator is oriented correctly above the target cable, pipe or sonde for the most accurate reading
The audio signals emitted by the SUperCAT4+ are derived from the signals detected. Radio, Power and Active signals can be easily distinguished from eachother and form background noise, helping identification of target utilites and aiding differentiation of closely co-located utilities.
All SuperCAT4+ units are equipped with Radiodetection’s proprietary eCert® technology, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the unit’s hardware and software using an internet connection to Radiodetection, and can be used to extend the validity of the locator’s calibration certificate on-demand1
1 Available December 2017