Well, I am sorry to say no.
As you all know the theories of triangles.The distance the laser measures is certainly not what you need.
The reading is the length of longest side of a triangle.So no matter how precise of a laser ranging on a manhole camera is, it can only give you a general idea where the sewer lines has a defect.
If you use the reading to decide where to dig a trench, it will work not too bad.
But to drill a hole from a reliner to a lateral is another story.You will need very precise measurement of a pipe section underground.
If you are interested in how to do it, please write to my emai: firstname.lastname@example.org
About IPS ROBOT:
IPS Robot is committed to develope best pipeline inspection and rehabilitation equipment.
Our Main products: Push Rod Sewer Camera, Pipe Inspection Crawler, Manhole Inspection Pole Camera
In 2009,we began our business with self-made multi-direction endoscope.But it was not very sucessful at that time.
In 2013,we came back with SINGA crawlers,which was equipped with powerful illumination to capture and record pipe defects.
In2015,we added explosion-proof and motor-driven cable drum to our carriage.And setted out to develop our own UV curing,3D sonar/laser system.
Thanks to continuous efforts in customers' oriented technical innovations and excellent service ,IPS has witnessed a series of huge success.Now we are the leading manufacturer of pipeline CCTV inspection equipment in China ,and we are ready to lead international pipe inspection&rehabilitation industry in the future.