SAAF

A collection of Support articles relating to the discontinued SAAF ShapeArray product line.

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
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
Finishing the Installation Process Using the SAAF Install Kit
It is recommended that the SAAF Install Kit be used during the installation process. This kit is included with every SAAF and was designed to help make th...
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 at 12:24 PM
Installing an SAAF Into a Pre-Cased Borehole
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...
Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 at 1:45 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
How to Create and Use a Custom SAAF Install Kit Using Couplers and Set Screws
In some cases, it is not possible to use a Measurand supplied SAAF Install Kit. In these cases you should create your own Set Screw Install Kit prior to g...
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020 at 11:52 AM
How to Create and Use an Install Kit Using Slot Cuts and Gear Clamps
In some cases, it is not possible to use a Measurand supplied SAAF Install Kit. In these cases you should create your own Install Kit prior to going to th...
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 at 10:41 AM
Extending PEX for SAA+PVC installations
PEX tubing is used in ShapeArray (SAA) construction to protect the communication cable from damage and to provide a secure way of retrieving the ShapeArra...
Thu, 6 Apr, 2017 at 10:31 AM
Extending the PEX for a Pre-Cased Borehole
Standard ShapeArrays (SAAs) come with 1.5 m (5’) of PEX tubing attached at the top. In some cases, it may be necessary to extend the PEX tubing. In these ...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2017 at 1:05 PM