Laser Tools Can Improve Accuracy and Reliability
Laser tools are advanced technologies that are easy to use for a wide variety of applications on the job site, replacing traditional tools in many instances. There are two main types of laser tools that can be used to increase efficiency and accuracy on many construction projects: pipe lasers and laser levels.
Pipe lasers are easy to operate, making them a potentially valuable time saver. A single worker can use a pipe laser to check piping or pipe trenches to ensure that the gradient is on target. Pipe lasers can help workers make the perfect slope for indoor or outdoor drains, french drains, leach fields, and other systems with a grade range that spans -15 percent to 40 percent.
Pipe lasers can also help eliminate common plumbing errors, such as poor utilization of grey water, smelly drains in residential and commercial structures, and inefficient well systems. Whether you're doing a DIY project or heading a construction team for a large firm, pipe lasers can help you avoid costly, time-consuming mistakes.
Pipe lasers are also simple to use: simply set up the laser in a pipe or manhole, enter the desired grade, and follow the laser's beam, which provides a visible line for trenching. Pipe lasers are exceptionally accurate, helping you avoid missteps and ensuring correct gravity calculations for your project; many are even self-leveling. Pipe lasers essentially perform a task it once took entire survey teams to complete — how's that for efficiency?
Laser levels are an invaluable tool for any kind of surveying: they can span an entire site, providing quality feedback that helps workers check the elevation or slope of an area of land, improve the levelness of foundation and foundation footings, and even flooring and other flat surfaces.
Laser levels make it easier than ever to check before your pour cement or install a structure on the job site; they're fast to set up and easy to use, and they provide the accurate information you need to move your project forward in a timely and accurate manner. Many laser levels are handheld, but some can also be mounted on a single point rod or other piece of equipment. It takes just one person to operate a laser level, freeing up valuable labor and saving time and money in the process. The best laser levels are certified with a leveling accuracy within 1/16th of an inch at 100 feet.