3M™ Locators and Markers provide a complete system for locating, marking and mapping vital underground assets.
From markers that give an exact path and estimated depth of underground utilities, to markers that store information, to utility locators that interface with GPS/GIS field mapping instruments, 3M offers the precision tools needed to manage your assets.
Together, they provide a complete solution with the performance and reliability you trust from 3M. Learn more about 3M's utility locating products, line locator industry solutions, or utility locator resources.
Identify underground assets quickly and accurately with the 3M Asset Marking System.
Discover how 3M can help you solve your locating and marking challenges, no matter which utility you serve.
Identify underground cables and accessories with electromagnetic induction. Specific markers for power frequencies.
Solutions to identify and locate buried gas pipes including plastic pipes. Specific markers for gas identification frequencies.
Solutions to locate underground water pipes. Specific markers for deep water buried pipes.
Solutions to locate buried communication cables and locate sheath faults. Specific markers for telecom identification frequencies.
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The 3M™ Electronic Marker System (EMS) helps save electric utilities time and money by enabling field crews to quickly pinpoint the location of underground electric facilities, including cable runs, joints, vaults, conduits and road crossings.
3M™ Dynatel™ Locators offer the precision tools needed to manage your underground assets quickly. Utility locators pinpoint the markers and interface with GPS/GIS field mapping instruments.
Find the right accessories for your locators, including batteries, USB cord, connect clips, dyna-coupler or Earth Contact Frame cable, etc.
The locator detects only the position of the EMS marker and is able to perform a depth estimation of the buried depth.
The EMS-ID Marker has the unique feature of having a Serial Number and programming user defined text into the EMS-ID Marker.
The locator is able to detect the position of the EMS-ID Marker and read the user defined text and Serial Number.
The EMS-ID marker would normally be used in congested areas where precise locating is vital to quickly locate your buried assets
No, both the EMS and EMS-ID Markers are passive devices and don`t need a battery to operate.
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