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How Deep Can You See with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)?

By | on 07, Dec 2017

For a general question like “How deep can you see with ground penetrating radar (GPR)?”, the answer is usually a range such as “2 to 10 feet” or “up to 18 inches”. However, for a clients' specific sur[...]

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A regular day of concrete scanning

By | on 23, Jun 2017

Utility Survey Corp. recently did a concrete structure scanning jobfor a client. The client planned to do saw cutting of the concrete floor to install two junction boxes and associated electrical cond[...]

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We Are Prepared to Offer Peace of Mind!

By | on 07, Jun 2017

  As we all know, things don’t always go as planned... We were at a hospital site doing regular underground utility locating in a parking lot for the construction work there. While our technicians wer[...]

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Ground Penetrating Radar for Non-Destructive Testing of Concrete

By | on 30, Mar 2017

For non-destructive testing (NDT) of concrete, radiographic inspection (using X-Ray or Gamma ray, etc.) and pachometers (cover meters) are two of the commonly used methods. The disadvantages of radiog[...]

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GPR is the Preferred Choice over X-Ray for Concrete Structure Scanning

By | on 21, Aug 2015

Utility Survey Corp. has been in the utility locating business for over 20 years and we’re often asked if we use X-ray to look for conduits, rebar etc. inside of concrete slabs? The answer is always; [...]

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How to Find Utilities Under Reinforcement? - (GPR)

By | on 14, Apr 2015

Locating Utilities Under Reinforcement Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) can be a great non-invasive investigation tool to determine conduits and pipes running underneath the reinforcement of a concrete [...]

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Concrete Slabs: Seeing is Deceiving

By | on 12, Feb 2015

Concrete slabs can be very deceiving. “It’s just a wall” or “It’s just a floor” or “What can possibly be in there?” These are statements we hear on our client job-sites practically every day. At a fir[...]

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Voids Under Concrete - Find Them with GPR

By | on 26, Dec 2014

Older buildings, warehouses, and various industrial buildings often have a problem with cracking and sinking concrete. How does one know when the concrete that’s being traveled upon could be a problem[...]

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GPR Antenna Selection/Techniques for Finding Concrete Slab Thickness

By | on 09, Dec 2014

Selecting the properGround Penetrating Radar (GPR)antenna frequency is critical when scanning concrete. Resolution levels can make a difference between useful information to a client and inconclusive [...]

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Locating Multiple Targets Within and Below the Concrete Slab

By | on 05, Dec 2014

Is it possible to locate pipes, conduits, and other hidden targets, not only inside, but also underneath concrete slabs?   Hidden targets such as electric conduits situated inside concrete slab pose p[...]

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