Yearly Archives: 2017

Employee Spotlight – Kent Kuehl

What does a typical day look like for you? I meet up with my client and after a firm hand shake, we discuss the extent of the job. This is when the fun begins. I scan the concrete and analyze

The Use of Utility Locating Services in Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts

Last week, Penhall Technologies had the opportunity to participate in the efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. We performed our services at the NRG Center in Houston, which hosts the largest emergency shelter in the city. First of all,

Four Reasons Why Concrete Scanning Is Essential For Your Project

Concrete scanning is a method that finds subsurface hazards through the use of GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar). Some of the objects that GPR detects during scanning include: pipes, conduits, post tension cables, utilities, live wires, rebar, and voids, among others.

What to Expect – Concrete Scanning for Your Construction Project

Deciding to scan concrete for your project was a smart decision for many reasons. It saves you time by knowing where to exactly cut, drill, or core. It saves money by preventing damages. And, most importantly, it keeps your project

Employee Spotlight – Rachel Sturges

Meet Rachel Sturges, our Austin GPR analyst. Rachel is committed to bring you accurate scanning results to ensure safety in your project. She has worked at Penhall Technologies for almost two years, so she understands the importance of scanning first

Case Study – Underground Utility Locating Using GPR and Electromagnetic Detection

When conducting underground utility locating services, Penhall Technologies uses two types of technology: Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and electromagnetic detection (EM). Both of these are great resources for locating underground utilities. GPR locates underground utilities by emitting radar waves into

GPR or X-Ray – How to Determine What Your Project Needs

  Now that you have decided to scan first, you might be wondering what suits your project’s needs: Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) or digital X-Ray? Penhall Technologies offers GPR services nationwide, and X-Ray services in Seattle, San Diego, and Los

GPR Concrete Scanning Common Misconceptions

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is a very effective scanning method to ensure safety when coring or cutting into concrete. However, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what GPR can and cannot do. This list will help you understand

What to Expect – Home Underground Utility Locating

When you started your home project, you didn’t imagine that you would need our private underground utility locating services. To ensure that you don’t hit any utility lines, it is important to scan the area first. Damaging utility lines can

Safety Tips – How to Protect Yourself from the Heat at a Jobsite

With summer temperatures rising, it is important to be aware of the heat and how it can affect your body. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), outdoor workers are an especially vulnerable group from the effects