Quick and simple location method

Just pull the trigger and go, it’s that simple

As the statement says, you can pull the trigger and straight away start locating or tracing buried cables and pipes. It is that simple.

This method is not the most thorough and effective.

On average using this method you will only locate around 45% of buried cable and pipes. But if you use a signal transmitter as well, you will pick up on average around 50% more utilities than using the CAT by itself. Click here to find out how.

Why should I use this method?

  • This is the quickest and simplest method to use.
  • Ideal for a small or shallow excavation area.
  • To trace buried cables or pipes to help utility mapping
  • Often buried cables or pipes are there but are not detailed on the map or plan.