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INTRODUCTION TO DWV COATING

INTRODUCTION TO DWV COATING

Pipe Lining Supply is holding an open house to introduce our new drain, waste and vent rehabilitation process at all 3 locations on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Our locations are 2970 E. La Palma Ave, Suite J, Anaheim, CA 92806, 910 W. Wilson Street, Batavia, IL 60510, and 4270 S. Hillcrest Ave, Suite 201, Springfield, […]

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Cleaning Cast Iron Without Breaking It

Cleaning Cast Iron Without Breaking It

“I’ve tried cleaning cast iron in the past with various tools and I haven’t had great luck. Maybe the cast was too far gone or my tools too aggressive. My question revolves around your high speed drain cabling equipment and how you expect that to make things better rather than worse. Won’t the higher speed tear […]

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Coating Process Open House Saturday, December 16, 2017

Coating Process Open House Saturday, December 16, 2017

Pipe Lining Supply will host 3 location open houses Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Chicago, IL, Springfield, MO, and Anaheim, CA to show off our new coating process with hands on operation of the equipment. If you are interested in this exciting new process to rehabilitate 1 1/2″ through 6″ drain, waste and vent piping, […]

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Testing Complete – Ready To Ship – Coating System

Testing Complete – Ready To Ship – Coating System

I’ve been reporting on progress for many months about our entry into the drain, waste and vent coating process for DWV rehabilitation. We’ve tested virtually every conceivable resin system, delivery system, and process we could think of to perfect what we believe is the ultimate rehabilitation method for DWV piping. Here’s some of the details […]

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All Day To Fix 8′ Of Pipe! Can You Afford Low Production?

All Day To Fix 8′ Of Pipe! Can You Afford Low Production?

“I sent my guys out to fix a leaking joint in an 8” pipe. They fixed it, but 3 guys all day is hard to bill out being they only did an 8′ patch. Is this “normal” or am I being “milked”. Without more information you may be getting milked but I’m guessing that communication […]

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Saving A Liner When Things Go Wrong

Saving A Liner When Things Go Wrong

I got a call from a good customer in Chicago today regarding a liner job that went bad and what he did to save the day. I thought it would be good to relate what a clear head, a little ingenuity, and calm kept a liner from being lost and a job from going to […]

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How Much Do You Charge?

How Much Do You Charge?

Do you charge by the foot? By the job? Do you take difficulty or risk into account? Do you define the scope of the work you plan to perform? Do you have to pull fixtures and reinstall them? Who is responsible for breakage of old fixtures? The the old fixture “treasures” that owner believes are […]

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Steam Curing Protocol – Controlling Heat

Steam Curing Protocol – Controlling Heat

“I have both a steam curing unit and a hot water unit to cure CIPP liners. My liners using hot water always turn out well but sometimes the ones I steam melt the cal tube to the coating and when you look at the finished liner it doesn’t look smooth. I like the steam unit […]

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Removing Or Fixing Failed CIPP Liners?

Removing Or Fixing Failed CIPP Liners?

I’ve been reading several articles about fixing or removing failed CIPP liners and am confused as to why? Are there that many people failing at installing liners? Now I know that some suppliers of lining equipment and materials provide little if any support with regard to training, but that’s not a very good excuse to […]

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To Line Or To Coat – Which Is Better?

To Line Or To Coat – Which Is Better?

” I’ve been lining pipe for years now, but a new supplier says I should move to coating and dump the CIPP process I’ve been doing. Is this a good idea?”  I’ve spent the better part of the past year developing a coating process and have well over 20 years of CIPP lining experience. In […]

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