CAT And Genny Cable Detector Hire

CAT and Gennys (Cable Avoidance Tools) are use to locate cables underground without the need for digging, commonly used to locate cables before digging commences. If a Genny is used in conjunction with the CAT it can also be used for locating water and other pipes and cables.

Cat & Genny hire

The CAT has 3 modes and uses:

Power Mode: for detecting live imbalanced cables. Frequency – 50-400 Hz / Depth of detection – 3 metres
Radio Mode: for detecting re-radiated radio signals. Frequency – 15-20 kHz / Depth of detection – 2 metres
Generator Mode: for detecting conductors carrying the signal generated by the Genny. Frequency – 33 kHz / Depth of detection – 3 metres

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