RD5100H20+

Schonstedt is Now Offering the Radiodetection 5100H2O+

In partnership with Radiodetection, Schonstedt Instrument Company is proud to welcome the RD5100H2O+ Precision Pipe & Cable Locator to the Schonstedt family of underground locating equipment. The RD5100H2O+ brings several innovative features to Schonstedt’s pipe & cable line. iLOC™ allows the operator to control the transmitter remotely using the receiver 4k CD* (Current Direction) allows the operator to accurately identify the correct pipe or cable cable among a number of other parallel pipes or cables StrikeAlert™ provides visual and audio warnings of shallow cables to further reduce the risk of accidents     Learn more about the RD5100H2O+ Precision Pipe and Cable locator by…

Get Kids Into Survey!

Elaine Ball Ltd. has developed a series of 5 posters to support their mission of “Raising the standards within the Geospatial Industry Globally”. Can you spot the Schonstedt in the “Forestry” poster, shown above? (hint: click here to see a closeup view of this poster) You can order all 5 posters FREE on their Website: https://www.elaineball.co.uk/shop/ (you pay only for postage)

We’re 66 and 1!

On March 1, 2018, SPX Corporation’s Radiodetection business announced the acquisition of Schonstedt Instrument Company. While Schonstedt is an industry leader in magnetic locators, Radiodetection is an industry leader in pipe and cable locators. The combination of our two world-class businesses creates an even stronger organization, and we’re very excited for what the future holds. This spring marks both our 66th anniversary in business, and the 1st anniversary of teaming up with Radiodetection and parent company SPX. Here’s to many more decades of making great underground locators together!

Loki Pipe & Cable

Loki Sweeps the Locating World

Schonstedt Instrument Company is pleased to announce the launch of Loki, a multi-frequency locator designed to “sweep” large areas to quickly and easily locate buried assets. Loki is designed for utilities and construction crews seeking a user-friendly, lower-cost pipe and cable locator. Available in two models, Contractor and Utilities, each model is optimized to perform in the demanding environments of the construction and utilities industries. Loki combines new and innovative features to find buried pipes and cables more efficiently. As the first Schonstedt pipe and cable locator with “Dual Mode” capabilities, Loki can simultaneously search for and identify transmitter and…

Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Locators Deployed to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Since the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s independence in 1960, the country has been locked in a spiral of armed conflict that has resulted in nationwide contamination of explosive hazards. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has been present in the DRC since 2002, supporting the National Mine Action Authority (CCLAM) in coordinating the survey and clearance activities of suspected hazardous areas identified throughout the country. In August 2018, the Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Initiative (SHDI) deployed ten (10) locators to the DRC to aid in the detection of buried landmines, explosive remnants of war (ERW) and other unexploded ordnance…

Lexxi: Economical Cable Fault Locator - TDR

Schonstedt offers new TDR cable fault locator, Lexxi.

On October 1, 2018, Schonstedt began selling the new cable fault locator, Lexxi. Lexxi T1660 offers an unrivaled combination of performance, usability and economy. Combining hand-held ergonomics with a TDR engine, this fault locator gives technicians the tools they need to find faults quickly, with 1% distance accuracy and resolution. Lexxi is a proven Radiodetection instrument that’s now available to Schonstedt dealers and distributors.   Lexxi is a perfect tool for: Utilities & Municipalities Cable Installation Service Maintenance Contractors Learn more by visiting https://www.schonstedt.com/products/lexxi/.    

NSPS Scholarship Winner – Jacob LaRue

We are proud to join with the National Society of Professional Surveyors in announcing that Jacob Larue is the 2018 recipient of the Schonstedt Scholarship in Surveying. Jacob is pursuing a Surveying & Mapping Degree with a Certificate in GIS at the University of Akron, where he also passed the FAA Certification Test in UAS (drones), allowing him to fly drones for commercial use in surveying and mapping. Jacob is applying his $2,000 scholarship award to aid in funding his final semester at Akron. Way to go, Jacob! Click here for a full listing of all the NSPS Scholarship Winners.

Schonstedt and Radiodetection: A Winning Combination

We’re excited to announce that we’re becoming part of the SPX Family! On March 1, 2018, SPX Corporation’s Radiodetection business announced the acquisition of Schonstedt Instrument Company. While Schonstedt is an industry leader in magnetic locators, Radiodetection is an industry leader in pipe and cable locators. The combination of our two world-class businesses will create an even stronger organization, and we’re very excited for what the future holds! In the short term, we will continue to operate both businesses as usual. Please continue to deal with your existing contacts within the company and reach out to us with any questions.…