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Spike Marker

Spike Markers are a compact and easy-to-install addition to the Tempo Communications Electronic Marker System family. These sleek markers are primarily designed for marking objects buried in the soil to depths down to one meter (3ft) or slightly more. This encompasses most utilities’ “distribution” ducts and similar applications such as Cable TV or fiber “drops,” traffic light control cables, power, gas or district heating lines to properties. Spikes are ideal for use in shallower and narrower ducts where Tempo’s Omni Marker II is impractical. 

Why “Spike” things? 
Marking utilities by use of electronic marker systems greatly enhances the precision of location, particularly of “non-conductive” and “non-ferrous” cables, pipes and ducts. Spike markers are ideal for marking “key” points in networks such as tees and valves and placement in or alongside junction boxes that may be overgrown in time. This enhances the safety of your workers, the public and the underground plant itself. The tiny investment in additional marking has been shown to save its cost many times over in terms of reduced “utility strikes” in the future. Should work be needed on your network in the future, enhancement of speed and precision of location also adds to savings. 

Spike Marker
ModelColor(s)Frequency (kHz)DescriptionUPC Number
SM-01
Purple
66.35
Spike Marker Non-Potable (50 Pack)
810025413422
SM-02
Orange-Black
77
Spike Marker CATV (50 Pack)
810025413439
SM-03
Yellow
83
Spike Marker Gas (50 Pack)
810025413446
SM-05
Orange
101.4
Spike Marker Telephone (50 Pack)
810025413453
SM-06
Green
121.6
Spike Marker Sanitary (50 Pack)
810025413460
SM-07
Blue-Red
134
Spike Marker Europower (50 Pack)
810025413477
SM-08
Blue
145.7
Spike Marker 145 KHZ Water (50 Pack)
810025413484
SM-09
Red
169.8
Spike Marker Power (50 Pack)
810025413491
SM-FIX
Red
N/A
Spike Marker Fixing Kit (50 Pack)
810025413828
Attribute Name Attribute Value
Material Enclosure HDPE fully sealed. RoHS and REACH compliant
Length 100 mm
Maximum Diameter 21mm
Maximum Operating Depth 1m (3ft) in typical soils when mounted vertically
Fixing Kit Thermoplastic elastomer clamp tie suitable for ducts up to 50mm (2") diameter