Get the most reliable end-to-end signal and protect your underground utilities with Copperhead's Complete Utility Locating System.
GROEBNER has invested in developing a network of suppliers that bring you the best products in the natural gas industry. One of our key partners for detecting underground utilities is Copperhead® Industries.
Copperhead Industries understands underground utility construction and the concerns around accurate utility detection long after pipes and cables are buried. They also understand accurate, efficient locating and the importance of establishing strong grounds in order to complete the electrical circuit required for detection. They know that without a reliable tracer wire system, underground utility assets are jeopardized.
Their Complete Utility Locating System™ combines 100+ years of cladding experience, American innovation and ingenuity, knowledge of underground utility construction, and in-depth utility locating expertise to provide the strongest, most reliable tracer wire system on the market. The system includes copper-clad steel tracer wire designed specifically for open cut, directional drilling, and pipe bursting applications, corrosion-proof locking connectors, drive-in magnesium ground rods, access points, and locating equipment to provide the most reliable end-to-end signal for utility locating.
5 Simple Steps to Keeping Underground Utilities Safe
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Step 1 – Tracer Wire
Copperhead’s copper-clad steel tracer wire provides superior strength and durability. Choose the right tracer wire for the right installation method. This Tracer Wire Selection Guide can help you choose the right tracer wire for your locating services.
- Open Cut – SuperFlex™
- Open Cut – High Strength
- Horizontal Directional Drill – SoloShot™ Extra-High Strength
- Pipe Burst – SoloShot™ Xtreme
Step 2 – Connectors
Solid connections ensure the continuity of the signal throughout the tracer wire system. Make sure connectors are waterproof with non-hardening dielectric silicone sealant.
- SnakeBite™ Locking Connector
- Mainline-to-Service & Twist-On Connectors
- Pipe Burst Connector
Step 4 – Access Points
Provide direct connection to the tracer wire system and engage/disengage ground to control the signal down a target line with Copperhead access points. Choose access points best suited for your application.
- At grade multi-terminal – SnakePit®
- At grade integrated curb and tracer – BoaBox™
- Above-ground multi-terminal – Cobra™
- Above-ground multi-terminal – Mini Cobra™
- Above-ground single terminal – SnakeSkin™
Step 5 – Pipe & Cable Locator
Locate tracer wire and other buried objects as needed with a dependable, multi-function, general purpose locator. Choosing one that combines ferrous metal detection and active locate frequencies all in a single device eliminates the need for an operator to carry two devices in the field.
- ViperMag™ Pipe & Cable Locator