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Locating and Marking Training

This two day training class is open to all 3M personnel, rep firms, distributors and customers. There is no charge for attendance at the class, but participants are responsible for their own travel expenses.

Dates

  • February 15 & 16, 2012
  • May 23 & 24, 2012
  • August 22 & 23, 2012
  • November 7 & 8, 2012

Location

3M Austin Plant, 11705 Research Blvd., Austin, TX 78759

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Agenda

Day 1 – Instructor: Gary Morris
8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Classroom and Field Training – 3M Austin Training Facility (Bldg. 1) – Research Blvd
    • Basic Theory – Understanding the concept of a good locate
    • Dynatel 2250M/2273M/2220M Transmitter set-up / hook ups / functions
    • Direct Connect, Dyna-Coupler and Induction Methods
    • Dynatel 2250M/2273M/2220M Receiver set-up / functions
    • Hands-on field locating using Direct Connect, Dyna-Coupler and Induction Methods
    • Basic Theory - Sheath Faults / Earth Return Faults
    • Hands-on Fault Locating
    • Sonde (Active Duct Probe) Locating
Day 2 – Instructor: Gary Morris
8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Classroom and Field Training - 3M Austin Training Facility (Bldg. 1) – Research Blvd
    • Basic Theory & Operation - Electronic Markers; iD Markers and Passive Markers
    • Dynatel 1420-iD Marker Locator set-up / functions
    • iD Marker Templates – PC Tools installation and use
    • iD Markers and GPS integration
    • GPS and GIS Overview
    • www.3M.com/dynatel website review - Available locating and product help on the website
    • Additional questions, or help, as time permits

Class size is limited to 8 - 10 participants. Please contact Gary Morris to register for the training class, 512-984-5936.
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