What Can Ground Penetrating Radar Do For You?

By: Leaktech
BRISBANE, Australia - Jan. 15, 2023 - PRLog -- Ground penetrating radar (GPR – Structure Scan) can help you locate underground services in many situations where ordinary radio-detection methods cannot.

GPR technology can help determine the location and depth of:

*pipes – plastic, poly, pvc
*water mains – all types, including asbestos, blue brut
*fire main valves
*fibre optic cables
*road crossings
*buried manhole covers
*rising mains
*underground tanks and pits

Ground penetrating radar is a non-destrutive geo-physical method which uses radar pulses to create a 'map' of shallow subsurface features (down to 6 metres approximately).

The data collected from the radar sweeping across the surface is used to create a view of the subsurface.

Unfortunately, some conditions have a negative impact on GPR's effectiveness. High-conductivity (e.g. high moisture content) materials and heterogeneous conditions
(e.g. rocky soils) will reduce its performance.
For example, whilst dry sandy soils will allow radar penetration to 6 metres approximately, wet clay soils and salt-contaminated soils can reduce the depth to less
than one metre. Rocky soils can cause radar signal scattering.

For more information, please call Leaktech on 0421 624 794 or visit https://www.leaktech.com.au/

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