GPRS Scans For Voids in Chicago, IL

GPRS Scans for Possible Voids at Manufacturing Facility in Chicago, Ilinois

GPRS was contracted by a plumbing outfit to scan for possible voids at a large manufacturing facility. During the time of the scanning GPRS found several anomalies with GPR equipment that were consistent with the presence of possible voids.

After GPRS had finished scanning, the contractor was able to core through the concrete slab and confirm our findings. Furthermore, the contractors were able to use a sewer camera to confirm the markings as well as determine the depth of the voids.

All scanning conducted was also implemented through our SIM process.

Our state of the art GSSI GPR equipment can send signals into concrete that send data back in real time. The signals are safe for workplaces so there is no need for any stop in work for floors below or around the scan areas. GPRS also uses the RD-8100 Locator to locate live power and radio frequency (RF) signals underground. We can also provide services like detecting utilities in or under concrete using our transmitter box which sends out a frequency via induction or conduction with an exposed or known surface utility line.

“GPRS deploys the best equipment operated by skilled project managers who know how solve your subsurface locating issue. Since our inception, GPRS has completed hundreds of thousands of projects in North America. Our accuracy rate on these projects? Over 99%.” (www.gprsinc.com)

GPRS technicians are commonly to perform a wide array of locating services, such as concrete scanning for rebar, mesh, conduits, radiant tube heating, post tension cables, and any other utility that may be buried. We also scan for private and public utility locates, underground voids or vaults, footings, buried foundations, and Underground Storage Tanks (UST’s). All these tasks are all done in a safe, time efficient, non-destructive manner.

Scan before you plan! This ensures worker safety and saves valuable time by targeting specific areas of concern. GPRS can provide GPS reports overlaid on Google Earth or overlay information on pre-existing CAD files for future building plans.

“Time is a primary currency traded on any given construction project. At Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, our everyday efficiency in operations allows us to respond to the immediate needs of our customers, often within 24 hours or less.” (www.gprsinc.com)

At GPRS, safety is one our #1 priority. When saw cutting, digging, or drilling the last thing you, or our technicians, want is to run into any problems. While you may think that there is nothing buried in the concrete or ground, better think again… There are an unfortunate number of people that call because they were proven wrong. The price of one of our technicians is well worth it compared to the costs of repairing a mishap later on.

For questions or quotes on any subsurface locating in the Greater Chicagoland Area with fast response times and easy scheduling, please contact us!

GPRS does not provide geophysical, geological, land surveying or engineering services. If you need such services, please contact an appropriate professional -

GPRS Scans For Voids in Chicago, IL
GPRS Scans For Voids in Chicago, IL