ShapeArray (SAA)

Step-by-step guides for various tasks using Measurand ShapeArrays (SAAs).

Ordering Guide
This guide outlines the things that you will need to think about before you order a ShapeArray (SAA). It is presented in the form of questions that you sho...
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 at 2:45 PM
Installing SAAV in 27 mm ID Conduit
SAAV can be installed in 27 mm ID conduit similar to previous model ShapeArrays. When installing SAAV in this manner, the borehole should be pre-cased with...
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019 at 3:19 PM
Installing SAAV Into Existing Inclinometer Casing
This guide will walk you through installing SAAV in existing standard sized (70 mm or 85 mm outer diameter) inclinometer casing with the provided SAAV casin...
Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 at 11:37 AM
Installing SAAV with the Compression Clamp
Measurand’s SAAV can be installed in casings with internal diameters (IDs) from 47 mm to 100 mm. For non-standard sized casings, the SAAV compression clamp ...
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019 at 10:32 AM
Installing SAAV for Convergence Monitoring
Measurand’s SAAV can be used to monitor convergence in a section of tunnel. For convergence monitoring, the SAAV is shipped from the factory in a flexible P...
Tue, 4 Jun, 2019 at 9:37 AM
Installing ShapeArray Horizontally
Measurand ShapeArrays can be installed horizontally to measure vertical displacement. The procedure for horizontal installation is the same regardless of th...
Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 at 9:33 AM
How to Install Conduit Prior to Installing the SAAF
In some cases, it is not possible to lay out the PVC on the ground and assemble it for the SAA+PVC installation. In these cases, the PVC will need to be a...
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017 at 9:53 AM
Changing SAAV Installation Configuration
Measurand SAAV's are shipped with one of two installation configurations depending on the size of the conduit being used for installation: 27 mm ID c...
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019 at 3:25 PM
Installing SAAF for Convergence Monitoring
Measurand’s SAAF can be used to monitor convergence in a section of tunnel. When monitoring convergence, the SAAF is pulled into 27 mm (1.063") interna...
Wed, 22 May, 2019 at 10:27 AM
Installing an SAAF Using the SAA+PVC Method
The preferred method of installation for an SAAF is the SAA+PVC method. This installation method requires lengths of 27 mm ID PVC conduit to be assembled ...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2017 at 1:01 PM