Incorporating GPS machine control into your earthmoving projects will help you in various ways. You can ensure you complete the work to the best of your ability by using machine control with 3D terrain models. Combine our services with your machines to make your business stand out for competency and dependability.

What Is GPS Machine Control?

GPS machine control involves the use of several instruments to give feedback to operators on grades and equipment positions. Some of the most common positioning sensors used to gather this information are:

  • Sonic tracers.
  • Rotating lasers.
  • Advanced GPS systems.
  • Total stations.

Creating a 3D model from predetermined positions gathered through GPS machine control increases accuracy. You can use equipment like dozers and excavators with the collected data to complete an action at exact coordinates.

Machine control technology works with the help of GPS and the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Earthmoving machines receive signals from these systems and compare them to the model of the proposed plans. This process allows the equipment to determine exactly where and how to grade the terrain.

You need a base station to ensure accuracy, however. Satellites are typically off in their measurements, making them unhelpful for precise work like earthmoving. The base station corrects these errors, allowing for a more accurate reading. A base station sends the reliable reading to a rover, developing a 3D map of the area and determining its location.

Who Uses GPS Machine Control?

Workers in any industry that deals with earthmoving equipment can benefit from GPS machine control. This technique is common in the following projects:

  • Parking lots
  • Roadways
  • Commercial projects
  • Athletic fields
  • Paving
  • Excavating
  • Piling

What Are the Benefits of GPS Machine Control?

Using GPS machine control to develop 3D models provides several benefits, including:

  • Efficiency.
  • Effective material use.
  • Lower operating expenses and labor costs.
  • Reduced surveyor expenses.
  • Excellent completed surfaces.

With GPS machine control, your team is more likely to do the job right the first time. Satellites that feed data to a machine take out all the standard work and make earthmoving jobs much easier than ever before.

Contact Take-off Professionals Today for 3D Modeling Services

Ensure your machines are working with an accurate 3D terrain model with the help of Take-off Professionals. Our team can optimize your data and make a map that works well for GPS machine control. You can access our platform to view the data and models and add any other files or notes.

At Take-off Professionals, we focus on creating reliable 3D data models that you can use for earthmoving work. With over 20 years of experience, we how to get the job done. Our team develops around 1000 3D models every year.

We’re proud to offer detailed quotes and quick turnaround times. Our staff is available nationally with employees stationed in multiple time zones. Reap the benefits of using GPS machine control for your earthmoving projects. For more information about our 3D modeling services, please contact us online or call 623-323-8441 today.

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