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Radiodetection
RD500 Plastic Water Pipe Locator Kit


The Radiodetection RD500 locates & traces buried plastic/concrete water pipes. Low cost unit & operators can learn to locate & trace within a few minutes.

Part Number:
10/RD500-KIT

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£3408.00
4089.60 incl. VAT)
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Radiodetection RD500 locates and traces buried plastic/concrete water pipes

How does the Radiodetection RD500 work?

The RD500 is supplied as two parts:

  • The TransOnde Transmitter fits to a fire hydrant, meter base or tap
  • The hand-held Receiver traces buried pipe away from the TransOnde

The TransOnde applies a distinctive wave signal along the pipe that is located by the seismic sensor in the receiver. The signal is then amplified to provide a response on the RD500 meter and via the headphones.

 

Radiodetection RD500 Performance

The RD500 gives its best performance locating a single pipe running under grass or soil.  Between 30 psi/2 bar and 75 psi/5 bar water pressure and adequate flow, the receiver will trace the line over distances up to 150 meters.

Locate resolution is 25% of depth along the length of the trace with the pipe at depths down to 2 meters / 6 foot.

Locating may be reduced when the pipe runs under pavement or concrete. The TransOnde pressure wave signal is dissipated, therefore the receiver peak response is spread over a wider area.

Locate range may be reduced at the point where the pipe goes into a tee or joins a larger pipe, the TransOnde pressure wave signal is either split or reduced.

 

Radiodetection RD500 Key Features:

  • Low cost
  • Operators can learn to locate and trace within a few minutes
  • No disruption of services while locating
  • Audible and visual tracing indicator
  • Variable Power Pulsers (TransOnde) supplied
  • Distances up to 150 metres may be traced
  • Locate up to 2 metre depth

 

Radiodetection RD500 Kit Options:

  • (10/RD500-KIT) RD500, Concrete/Asphalt plate, Headphones, Spike & Carry Case
  • (10/RD500-C) RD500, Concrete/Asphalt Plate, Headphones, Electronic Transonde, Filter Washers, Accessory Bag, Hose & Carry Case
  • (10/5KCW) RD500, Concrete/Asphalt Plate, Headphones, Low/Medium/High Power Transonde, Accessory Bag, Hose, Tap Damper & Carry Case
  • (10/RD500-B) RD500, Electronic Transonde, Concrete/Asphalt Plate, Headphones, Low/Medium/High Power Transonde, Accessory Bag, Hose, Tap Damper & Carry Case

 

 

Technical Specification for: Radiodetection RD500 Plastic Water Pipe Locator Kit

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Accessory Code Description Price (Ex VAT)
10/TS2954 Electronic Transonde £1,014.00 ADD
10/5R003 Concrete/Asphalt Plate £104.00 ADD
10/5R006 Spike £20.00 ADD
10/5R009 Hard Case £238.00 ADD
10/5T037 RD500 Low Power Transonde £921.00 ADD
10/5T035 RD500 Medium Power Transonde £921.00 ADD
10/5T036 RD500 High Power Transonde £921.00 ADD
10/5T006 Tap damper £47.00 ADD
10/5T028 Hose £65.00 ADD
10/C1 Accessory Bag £21.00 ADD

 

 

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