Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. of Phoenix, AZ. was contacted by a solar contractor in Tucson, AZ to locate PT cables on an outdoor basketball court. The contractor was looking to install multiple support columns to carry the load of new solar panels over top of a basketball court at a park in Tucson. Four of the columns were to run between the two basketball courts through the concrete. It was very important to scan this area prior to cutting the concrete for the install of these columns to avoid cutting into any Post Tension cables. Once scanning the four locations, we were able to show the client that where they wanted to install the columns, it was loaded with approximately six Post Tension cables running the entire length of the basketball court. This information was very important to the client to help determine if they are able to install the columns in these exact locations or not.
Ground Penetrating Radar is ideal on a busy construction site as well as a place of occupancy. GPR does not require evacuation of the area as does traditional x-ray concrete imaging. GPR emits no radiation and is completely safe to be around. Traditional x-ray is mostly done after hours; GPR can be done during normal business hours. All data findings are marked directly on the surface at the customer’s request for the easiest interpretation of the scanning provided, with GPR there is no wait for developing films as with traditional x-ray. Only one side of the slab is needed for scanning so time and resources are much more ideal for tight schedules of projects. Ground Penetrating Radar is the new way to x-ray!
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. specializes in ground penetrating radar service as well as private Utility locating. With that in mind, the amount of experience and specialization of concrete imaging and utility locating as well as a nationwide network of technicians; GPRS, Inc. is unrivaled in the industry. GPRS, Inc. can supply your project with the safest and most accurate ground penetrating radar service in the business. Your safety and job efficiency is our main goal at Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. We are the experts in GPR.
If you are interested in learning more about our concrete imaging capabilities or other Ground Penetrating Radar applications such as locating Utilities and sub-surface anomalies along a proposed pipeline trench, locating Underground Storage Tanks (USTs), clearing boring locations of possible Utilities for soil samples, Void Detection or even structural investigations, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or to hire us for your next project no matter how big or small the project may be. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems has an office local in Phoenix, AZ serving all of Arizona as well as having offices all across the U.S. in all major cities and states. Please feel free to contact Troy Bullock with the Phoenix office at 480-227-8614, or email me at