For decades, bird incursions at substations have resulted in equipment damage, outages and expensive cleanups due to corrosive bird droppings. The available deterrents – coverups, noisemakers, fake predators, fog machines – only provide temporary, spotty relief.
Now, TransGard offers a superior alternative: Laser Bird Defense, a high-tech bird deterrent for the electric power industry.
The Laser Bird Defense (LBD) Handheld provides a portable, highly effective tool to directly deter birds. Birds perceive the laser beam as a physical threat and flee. In ideal weather conditions, the LBD Handheld laser has a range of up to 2500 meters.
In substations with high bird activity, TransGard recommends Laser Bird Defense Programmable Mounted Laser.
Laser Bird Defense offers unique safety features based on years of research and experience in the field.
SnakeStop is a ground-based, electrified boundary specifically engineered to prevent snake incursions at substations. It employs the same proven, patented TransGard fence panel technology that has been successful in preventing climbing animal incursions at more than 3,000 substations across the U.S.
Birds perceive the system’s approaching laser beam as a physical danger and disperse to seek safety. In contrast to conventional deterrence methods, birds will not become accustomed to the laser deterrent. They will consider the area as unsafe and will not return.
Yes. It can be used safely as long as the operator complies fully with the provided safety instructions and follows local regulations.
No. The beam is always moving and birds typically disperse before the beam comes into contact.
Laser Bird Defense’s powerful laser output balances out the loss of contrast when the laser beam is spread over a larger surface area.
Laser Bird Defense Handheld provides a portable, highly effective tool to directly deter birds.
When in use, birds perceive the system’s approaching laser beam as a physical danger and disperse to seek safety, allowing a reduction in bird related damage and keep the power on.
Contact us today to learn how we can protect your power stations from bird damage.