Cable Avoidance and Detection - Utili-Finder
Easy to use cable avoidance around properties – Saving lives, reducing damage costs
The Utili-Finder - Overview
Step 1 - Plug-in
Plug Utili-Gen into wall and turn on power. Green light confirms that power cables can be traced. Blue light indicates that some other services can be traced.
Step 2 - Activate
Squeeze trigger to turn on Utili-Trace. LCD activates.
Step 3 - Search
Hold Utili-Trace vertically, sweep the ground in a zig zag pattern, covering the whole area. When the visual and audible signals are at the highest you are directly over a buried service.
Step 4 - Mark
When the bar graph is at it's highest point you are directly over the service and should mark the ground. Joining your marks indicates the path of the service.
Key functions: i button
Information. The Utili-Finder web address will be displayed. The website provides all online support and training information.
Key functions: F button
Functional test. With the Utili-Gen turned off, hold the F button for 2 seconds. The Utili-Trace will automatically carry out a functional test.
What is a Utili-Finder and why do I need one?
HSG47: Avoiding danger from underground services
By law, breaking ground requires the use of a cable locating device to obtain accurate information about the location of buried utilities in order to protect employees and equipment during any excavation project.
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HSG47 Avoiding danger from underground services >>
Cable strikes result in unnecessary costs, reduces profit potential and introduces project delays.
The revolutionary new Utili-Finder system provides a unique solution especially designed for work directly surrounding existing buildings, allowing quick and easy location of buried electrical cables. Other conductive services including metal gas and water pipes and Telecom cables can also be located when they are safety bonded to the electrical earth.
The benefits of the Utili-Finder:
|Easy to use||Excavation contractors|
|Save time and money||Utility installation and repair contractors|
|No technical experience necessary||General contractors|
|Depth range: up to 3m||Builders|
|Dust and water protection to IP54||Gas and electricity companies|
|Highly visible digital LCD display||Cable TV companies|
|Robust light weight design||Pipe laying contractors|
Service pack - included FREE: