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X-ray Vs. Radar

Differences between Ground Penetrating Radar and Concrete X-ray
These are a few of the factors we use to determine which piece of equipment is best suited for your job and needs.

X-Ray

G.P.R.

Your Cost

More

Less

Can determine location

Yes

Yes

Can determine depth

No

Yes

Can differentiate between similar materials

Yes

No

Can locate plastic conduit

Yes

*No

Potential hazards

Surprisingly minimal

No

Access required

**2-sides

1-side

Area inspected in same amount of time

10”x 12”

48”x 48”

Maximum depth

24” (when using cobalt 60)

* Depends on many factors

*Please see “How radar works section”

**Please see “How X-ray works section”