Cable Fault Locating 2 (Radar) - Videos and Related Books
Utilities commonly use radar cable fault locators to find where faults are located in underground cables. This 22-minute video describes how a radar cable fault locator can be used to narrow down the location of a fault in a URD system, and then how the fault’s location can be pinpointed by tracing the cable’s route and thumping.
Basic Concepts of Pre-Location – 8 minutes
Defines the term pre-location. Describes benefits of pre-locating a cable fault. Describes how to pre-locate a cable fault using the arc reflection method.
Pre-locating a Cable Fault – 9 minutes
Identifies the equipment commonly used to pre-locate a cable fault. Describes a procedure for pre-locating a cable fault using the arc reflection method.
Locating a Cable Fault – 5 minutes
Briefly describes the basic concepts of locating a cable fault. Identifies the equipment commonly used to locate a cable fault. Describes a procedure commonly used to locate a cable fault.