While historically copper wire has been the standard for tracer wire, a new benchmark is emerging, and Pro-Line Safety Products Pro-Trace is doing the job better and saving money.
Natural Gas Measurement, Underground Utilities and More Blog
We provide insights on natural gas measurement, underground utility damage prevention, utility contractor services and various natural gas products. Formerly the Linc Energy Blog.
Linc Energy Systems is pleased to announce that we are now an Agave tracer wire distributor, offering a wide selection of copper and copper clad steel (CCS) locating wire for open trench and utility directional drilling applications.
Tracer wire manufacturers routinely strive for advancements to prevent situations where tracer wire fails. Recently Copperhead Industries introduced a new product, corrosion-proof tracer wire connectors which minimize connection failure while backfilling, provide corrosion protection and save time and money.
Pipeline corrosion and digging by third party individuals or contractors are among the two leading causes of pipeline accidents. In earlier posts, I’ve discussed the significance of protecting pipelines against corrosion. I also discussed the importance of calling 811 to locate the utility lines before digging. But calling 811 does not always guarantee your lines will be located, which made me wonder what makes pipelines and facilities locatable?