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Dynatel™ Pipeline Locaters and Electronic Markers

Oil worker using pipe locating device

Lost, stolen and misplaced property can have a serious impact on your operating costs and on company security. Real time pipe locating systems (RTLS) from 3M employ radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to accurately track and manage high value buried assets. These sophisticated systems locate and mark your critical underground installations, even in high traffic and challenging environments – virtually eliminating the time consuming search for hard-to-locate facilities.

3M™ Dynatel™ Locating and Marking System Family Brochure - Brochure (PDF 1.11 MB)

Dynatel pipe locator

Pipe Locating

3M™ Dynatel™ Locators help find and measure the exact path and estimated depth of your underground pipelines, cables and sondes; locate passive and active electronic markers.

  • Multi-antenna designs for various locating modes
  • Ultra-sensitive mode for extreme depths
  • RFID read/write capability

Cable and Pipe Locating Techniques Manual - Instructions/Manual (PDF 573.9 K)

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Dynatel Electronic Marker

Pipeline Electronic Marking

The 3M™ Electronic Marker System (EMS) delivers accurate data to accelerate identification of underground facilities, including pipeline path, pressure control fittings and meter boxes.

  • Programmable to include customer-specific facility information
  • Designed to last for the life of the facility

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