TITLE

Laser Augmentation: Adds Precision

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Construction Bulletin;3/17/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the precision ability, usage and the mechanism of laser augmentation. It can increase precision when it is used for GPS-based 3-D grade control systems. Contractors today has the choice to use robotic total station 3-D system. The use of laser augmentation can increase vertical accuracy to 0.01 foot to 0.02 foot. To make it work it requires a laser transmitter, a standard rotating laser usually set up on a tripod. Its extensive use could be seen on motor graders, however contractors also use lasers exclusively for its advantages.
ACCESSION #
25389916

 

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