Laser Tape Measures have been around for a number of years now. They are becoming more common and are readily available in most DIY stores and online at very reasonable prices. They were once the preserve of professionals who were taking lots of measurements throughout the day. In this article I will be going through the basics of Laser Tape …
Everyone would like to make their working life easier. This is one way to make the job of a site engineer easier.
Paying under £200 for a precision piece of equipment can be a risky thing to do. All the automatic (dumpy) levels listed here are basic levels that are accurate over a range of about 30m.
4 Ways to ensure accuracy from your GPS Equipment, or more to the point, how to prevent poor accuracy from GPS Equipment.
This is my top 5 rotating laser levels of 2020 for general site construction use. I have been using rotating laser levels on construction sites for well over 15 years and so my list of the best rotating laser levels is based on my experience using them.
Why do we need to calculate the Whole Circle Bearing and Distance between two sets of Co-Ordinates? Information is supplied in all manner of forms, and quite often it is not in the form that we need to use it in. We need to transform this information into a format we can use. For many years, Site Engineers and Surveyors …
Top 5 Ways to ensure that you always achieve high accuracy on levelling traverses.
April 2020 sees the expansion of the IR35 Tax Rules to the private sector. Are You Affected?
What is the Resection Programme on a Total Station? The Resection programme found on nearly all Total Stations, like the Leica TCRP1205 Robotic Total Station, allow immense flexibility on where the Total Station can be positioned for ease of setting out or surveying. It is one of the most used features of a modern Total Station. This programme allows the …
Can a Total Station be tracked when it is stolen?
It can now if you have a Leica Total Station with LOC8.