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4 Things You Should Know Before Scheduling Ground Penetrating Radar

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In order to get the most out of our ground penetrating radar (GPR) services, there are some important things you, as a business owner, should know first. Accurate information up front will help you make the best choice as to the kind of equipment needed for your project and it will allow our technicians to […]

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4 Factors that Can Reduce the Accuracy of GPR in Underground Utility Locating

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Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a geophysical technique that is widely used to study the shallow subsurface in a broad range of applications and environmental settings. It is extremely accurate in pinpointing locations of underground objects like pipes, rebar, etc. In fact, this technology is more accurate than other technological solutions that exist. However, like any […]

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Corrosion Detection Through the Use of GPR

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Detecting corrosion is usually done through digging pilot holes or core drilling. This is a tedious process which takes time and money. Also, it can often cause more damage to the area of construction than is necessary.

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4 Applications of Concrete Scanning

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There are many inherent risks that go along with construction and renovation products. One of the most manageable risks is in what workers may encounter as they begin to excavate into the ground. For this there is ground penetrating radar. Here, we take a look at some of the most common applications of GPR. Detection […]

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Common Misconceptions about GPR Concrete Scanning and Underground Utility Locating

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While underground utility locating services and ground penetrating radar is certainly not a new industry, there are still many misconceptions that members of the public still hold. This list will dispel some of the myths and allow you to understand the technology so that you can start your next project with the highest level of […]

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Utility Locating Service Forest Hills Queens NY

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Accu-Scan GPR is a utility locating service based in Forest Hills, NY. We use the best technology available to prevent damage, facility shutdowns, service disruptions, project delays and worker injuries on the job. We specialize in many different areas tailored towards your needs, such as electricians, plumbers, contractors, architects, cemeteries, and much more. Our technicians possess all […]

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Faster detection of landmines using radar

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Every 20 to 30 minutes, somewhere in the world, a person – often a child – steps on a landmine.  It is estimated that over 100 million anti-personnel mines are buried worldwide and a further 200 to 250 million are thought to remain in military storage facilities. This means they pose a constant threat, even […]

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How We find Buried Landmines

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Leftover landmines are a global menace, killing and maiming civilians in more than 70 countries every day, according to the U.N. Ground-penetrating radar, or GPR, has long promised to be a viable landmine-detection method, except for one problem: When GPR waves pass through air before entering the ground, they diffuse just enough to prevent accurate […]

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Ground Penetrating Radar Locates Body Parts

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Our company has surveyed many cemeteries to map grave sites. Usually this was to construct an accurate site plan of marked and unmarked grave sites and available plots. However, last year we were contracted to conduct a ground penetrating radar survey at a cemetery near Chicago to assist in pending legal proceedings. We waited to […]

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Ground Penetrating Radar Soil Suitability Maps

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Ground penetrating radar’s effectiveness is greatly dependent on site-specific soil type. The soil type of a survey area will determine the depth of penetration of the ground penetrating radar signal.  One of the most difficult soil types for GPR equipment to penetrate is wet clay. As an example, where a mid-level frequency GPR system may […]

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