3M Utility Marking & Locating

3M™ Locators and Markers provide a complete system for locating, marking and mapping vital underground assets.

From markers that give an exact path and estimated depth of underground utilities, to markers that store information, to utility locators that interface with GPS/GIS field mapping instruments, 3M offers the precision tools needed to manage your assets.

Together, they provide a complete solution with the performance and reliability you trust from 3M. Learn more about 3M's utility locating products, line locator industry solutions, or utility locator resources.

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Taking a Revolutionary Path Forward.

Identify underground assets quickly and accurately with the 3M Asset Marking System.


Utility Marking & Locating Applications

Discover how 3M can help you solve your locating and marking challenges, no matter which utility you serve.

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Utility Marking & Locating Products

Quickly find a Locating and Marking product below.

  • The 3M™ Electronic Marker System (EMS) helps save electric utilities time and money by enabling field crews to quickly pinpoint the location of underground electric facilities, including cable runs,  joints, vaults, conduits and road crossings.

  • 3M™ Dynatel™ Locators offer the precision tools needed to manage your underground assets quickly. Utility locators pinpoint the markers and interface with GPS/GIS field mapping instruments.

  • Find the right accessories for your locators, including batteries, USB cord, connect clips, dyna-coupler or earth contact frame cable, etc.

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Utility Marking & Locating Frequently Asked Questions

3M Power Utility Services help make your job run smoothly

If you’re unsure of what you need, our team can visit your site to help you find the right solution. We also have a wide range of resources available including videos, brochures and product data sheets to help you increase your knowledge.

  • Need assistance with your project? 3M will work with you to determine the products you need.

  • Stay up to date with the latest news and events for the Power Utilities Industry. We would like to share new product information, technical guidance and upcoming trends with you.

  • Watch helpful videos demonstrating a variety of 3M electrical products.

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