Checking Grades Step-By-Step

Application shown using the Rod Eye 140, Classic Receiver.

Setting Forms with a Leica Rugby

Step Description
1 Set up the Rugby on a tripod.
2 Set up the tripod on a stable surface outside the working area.
3 Attach the receiver to a rod.
4 Turn on the Rugby and the receiver.
5 Set the base of the rod on a known point for the finished grade.
6 Adjust the height of the receiver on the rod until the on-grade (centre-line) position is indicated on the receiver by:
  • the centre bar
  • the green flashing LED
  • a solid audio tone
7 Set the rod with the attached receiver on top of the excavation or concrete pour to check for correct elevation.
8 Variances can be read with the arrow display.
  • 7a: Position is too high.
  • 7b: Position is too low.
  • 7c: Position is on grade.