Surveying Instruments
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Hydroponics-Aquaculture

 

Measuring Instruments and Surveying Instruments

Surveying Instruments and Positioning-Based Systems

Serving the subcontinent for over 30 years from a compact base in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Allen Associates in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) Nelson Mandela Bay, provides a one-stop resource for all your survey instruments and positioning instrument requirements. From survey GPS/GNSS and test and measurement instruments to full aquaculture automation, Allens matches the needs of discerning users in civil engineering, agriculture and research.

If we don't stock what you are looking for - we will source it quickly and economically. And though we have competitors, professional service sets Allens apart.
  
Surveying Instruments and Accessories

From all brands of Total Stations, Electronic Theodolites, Automatic Levels, Construction Lasers, to Tripods, Staves, Prism Poles and Ranging Rods, select from new and used equipment to match site needs and budgets. Hire often makes economic sense. CEASER field and CEASER Pro software,  Booker, and Logger with Psion PDAs. ModelMaker for optimal civil design across the subcontinent.Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) - Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS)

Trimble (including the Spectra Precision® series) and Magellan systems for land, engineering and GIS surveys with training and support to match. Application software includes Carlson and ArcGIS. Of interest is the TCC (Trimble Connected Community) a new development. VRS vs IBSS and an explanation can be found here.

How to achieve centimetre accuracy within a local coordinate system.

GPS - Garmin

Handhelds for outdoor, recreation and mapping users. Personalised training course for optimized results.

Measuring Instruments

Thermometers, Rotosure Measuring Wheels, Stilon and Fisco long tapes, Leica Trimble and Prexiso laser distancers. Scale Master  Map Measurers and Digital Planimeters equip the scientific estimator.

Calculators - Hewlett-Packard Products (HP)

As Hewlett-Packard dealers, in fact one of the first three in South Africa, Allens adds value to the brand, from pre-sales intelligence to after-sales service and Microsoft consulting. Enquire as to HP Calculators including Financial Calculators, Scientific Calculators, Graphing Calculators, HP Software, and user training.

Environmental Monitoring and Test Equipment

Windfarm planning, disaster management and construction safety are key areas for products from Davis, Orion, Onset, HOBO, Kestrel and Speedtech. Vital Weather wireless and integrated solutions. Troxler Campbell Pacific and Humboldt nuclear density gauges get soil test results out fast. Geo-Fennel, Elcometer and Majortech test and measurement instruments.

Survey Equipment Servicing

Certified service to ISO standards with prompt turnaround are hallmarks of the Allen's service centre. Communication lines are always open to manufacturers for spares and support while our survey equipment hire option meets site demands to eliminate down-time.

Hydrographic Survey Equipment

We stock a full range of Hydrographic Survey Equipment for South Africa, including Teledyne, Odom products as well as offering Hydrographic Survey Equipment Training.

Survey Instruments Hire

RTK and GPS, Total Stations, Theodolites, Automatic Levels, Construction Lasers, Measuring Devices, Quality Assurance, Miscellaneous Equipment.

 

[Title] Accurate Moisture Measurement with Tramex Meters

With extreme accuracy, the Tramex moisture meter is able to measure moisture in wood, timber, drywall, roofing, plaster, tiles, and brick without causing any structural damage to these materials. The versatility of this product makes it perfect for use in a variety of industries, including building inspection, flooring installation, damp repair, pest control and surveying.

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[Title] Allen Associates Surveying Instruments South Africa and COVID-19 Lockdown

Allen Associates surveying instruments South Africa will continue providing remote support and assistance within the surveying industry.

We are aware that construction operations have been under lockdown with incremental relaxation of the conditions only commencing after month end.

However, certain areas of business can continue functioning from remote locations, especially with the advanced technology available to us.

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[Title] Aquaculture in South Africa can Improve Food Security

Aquaculture in South Africa is emerging as one of the most promising methods of ensuring national food security going forward.

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