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The World's First Universal Locator Also Locates Plastic Water Pipes.
Introducing the DETECTON - a major breakthrough for the water, gas electricity and telecommunications industries.
- Locates any non-metallic water pipe, e.g. MDPE, uPVC, Asbestos cement etc.
- Locates all metallic pipes
- Locates live cables
- Visual and audible indication
- Depth indication of up to six metres
- Simple operation
The DETECTON is designed for the precise location of all underground service pipes and cables. It not only functions on metallic pipes and cables, but also allows you to trace the course of plastic, concrete, and other non-metallic pipes. In addition it is also designed to pinpoint leaks in the water mains network under difficult searching conditions.
This sophisticated locator is in daily use throughout the world and has established its superiority and accuracy under the most divergent environmental and climatic conditions.
The level of performance and versatility, the high selectivity and unique characteristics of this truly universal locator ensure that it will provide successful results where conventional detectors would fail.
Principle of operation - Non-metallic water pipes
The signal generator is placed on the ground over (but not in contact with) the pipe. This induces a signal in the water within the non-metallic water pipe, which the DETECTON head is equipped to receive.
This water-borne signal is detectable at depths of up to 6 meters and distances of up to 100 meters from the generating source, thus enabling the course of the water pipe to be accurately plotted.
The next section of pipe can simply be traced by repositioning the signal generator.
Conventional metallic pipe tracing
The DETECTON can, of course, be used for normal metal pipe route tracing. Thanks to its high power output, exceptional tracing lengths can be obtained.
Measures depth of buried service
The DETECTON can measure the depth of any service up to 6 meters or more.
The DETECTON signal generator is suitable for both direct connection and contactless signal induction.
Optimum detection frequency
Different transmission frequencies can be selected so as to obtain the best tracing result.
Simple cable detection
Live cables can be detected with the receiver alone (without using the transmitter).
Suitable for any pipe material and all terrains
The special acoustic characteristics permit leak detection with every kind of pipe material, especially also with plastic pipes. A simple adaptor allows the ground microphone to be used on soft terrain (grass, fields etc).
High acoustic sensitivity
The high acoustic sensitivity permits detection under particularly difficult local conditions, such as uPVC, MDPE pipes, or domestic connections in gardens and fields, or under low operating pressures.
In addition to an audible signal, an LED display gives visual confirmation of pipe, cable or leak location.
Ease of operation
The latest electronic technology enables, after only a brief familiarization, to locate pipe and cables or leaks within minutes.
Supplied complete with all standard accessories, operating instructions and quality carrying case.
Weight and dimensions:
2400 gr (5.3 lb)
193 x 110 x 113 mm (7.7" x 4.4" x 4.5")
850 gr (1.8 lb)
130 x 60 x 105 mm (5.2" x 2.4" x 4.2")
-10°C to +55°C (14°F to 131°F)