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Top 5 Best Rotating Laser Levels of 2020

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.

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How to Calculate Whole Circle Bearings and Distances from Co-Ordinates.

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 …

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Guide to Doing a Resection with a Total Station

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 …

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How often should you check an automatic level?

How often should you check an automatic level? We would recommend that site staff should check an automatic level for accuracy every week.  This site check should also be logged and stored with the Calibration Certificate for the automatic level.  Any deterioration in the accuracy of the automatic level can then be easily identified and the automatic level can be …