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Find out more about our new surveying instrument; Wassara Explorer™

Two workers dressed in bright yellow clothes and white helmet standing in a deep pit installing a surveying instrument in to a pipe going down a drilled hole in the ground.

Always exciting to see one of our newer products in the field and our new borehole-surveying tool, The Wassara Explorer™, performed well in the cold Swedish morning weather!

Together with our partners at Veidekke Grundläggning, Wassara Senior Engineer Tim Peco and Technician Gunnar Säfström performed a survey on a borehole at Stadsgårdskajen, in the city centre of Stockholm.

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From the left: Tim Peco and Gunnar Säfström from LKAB Wassara.

Measuring the straightness of the boreholes was done as a pre-study ahead of a rock-strengthening effort, for a soon-to-be constructed ventilation shaft.     

The Wassara Explorer™, together with its user-friendly software (Wassara Navigator™), is a versatile tool designed for demanding performance in varying environments.

Its High-speed Continuous Surveying Mode proved both reliable and time-effective at the boreholes at Stadsgårdskajen.

Our survey tool Wassara Explorer™ comes in different diameters, powering options and with a wide range of accessories, and is well suited for different types of holes and drilling setups such as in-rod, RC (reverse circulation), open holes, blast holes etc.

For more information about the Wassara Explorer™, please read more here: www.wassara.com/products/wassara-explorer

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Gunnar Säfström from LKAB Wassara instructs thedrillers on how to use the instrument.


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The Wassara Explorer™ surveying instrument beeing lowered into the drilled hole.