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Pressure Pipe – What You Need To Know & How To Handle It!

Pressure Pipe – What You Need To Know & How To Handle It!

Ever get a call to line a pressure pipe? If the answer is no, just wait awhile and you will. What you need to know about pressure pipe applications. First, the CIPP lining materials we provide you, the ones designed for sewers, are designed just like a normal sewer pipe, in other words, not for […]

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Have You Ever Had Your Calibration Tube Stuck?

Have You Ever Had Your Calibration Tube Stuck?

“I’m not doing any liners because the first job we did gave me a headache. We lined the pipe and everything went great. The shot was 80′ of 4″ pipe and we laid out the liner and the calibration tube just as you said. The liner went in in less than 5 minutes and the […]

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Cast Iron Sized Liner

Cast Iron Sized Liner

Many of you have noticed that pipes lined with normal sized lining materials in cast iron pipe looks wrinkled and not fitting right. In other words, ugly. You also noted that the liner didn’t hit the mark you chose and in fact went long. So you now have an ugly liner cured in the main […]

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CIPP Lubricants

CIPP Lubricants

Have you ever used vegetable oil to make your liner materials less sticky? Have you stained a customers driveway or basement floor from the residue? Have you used dish soap or laundry detergent for the same purpose? Did it ever dry out before you got the liner or calibration tube into the pipe? How many […]

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Point Repairs and Remote Liner Starts With Inversion Lining Equipment

Point Repairs and Remote Liner Starts With Inversion Lining Equipment

A customer a few weeks ago had a 4′ patch that he wanted to make in a 4″ line 50′ out from the pipe opening he could access. He thought he should buy a packer and get set up to do point repairs. When I told him he could do that with his own equipment […]

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New Tools To Clean DWV Pipe, Open Tie Ins, and Remove Liner

New Tools To Clean DWV Pipe, Open Tie Ins, and Remove Liner

Many of you’ve pulled out ¬†your hair trying to get a cast iron pipe free of tuberculation. You’ve jetted it with many versions of nozzles designed to descale the material or run a cable machine through it with various drain opening ends with limited results. While there was still a lot of tuberculation, you went […]

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CIPP Material Stretch Calculator

CIPP Material Stretch Calculator

We get asked by every new installer about how much stretch they can expect with different materials that we offer for sale? A fair question and up until now, we shrugged our shoulders and said it depends. The factors that can and do affect stretch include: inversion or pull pressures, actual pipe interior size (tuberculation, […]

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Save Your Old Calibration Tube!

Save Your Old Calibration Tube!

Do you save your calibration tubes you use from previous jobs? No? Then you’re missing out on a resource that will can help you on future jobs. Yes, it’s a good practice to use the calibration tube once to hold pressure while doing a “blind shot”. (For those who don’t know what a blind shot […]

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Mixing Resin – Are You Doing It Right?

Mixing Resin – Are You Doing It Right?

This past week I got two calls from two customers in completely different parts of the world and both had the same issue with 2 unrelated systems. Both ended up the same way, part of a liner “hard as a rock” and part still hasn’t cured. We’ve always looked to the root cause so it […]

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Exuberance vs. Caution! – Where Do You Stack Up?

Exuberance vs. Caution! – Where Do You Stack Up?

Finding and embracing a “new technology” is always exciting. You contemplate all of the applications that you could have and now can have solved with your new means and methods. We see this every day with new customers who are venturing into lateral lining all of the time. The process is pretty much the same, […]

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