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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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Operational Tip For MaxLiner Liner Gun Users!

Operational Tip For MaxLiner Liner Gun Users!

In our on-going efforts to be the source for technical support for your lining needs we turn to the MaxLiner Liner Gun for operating tips that may help you become more productive plus save your arm and knuckles from undue wear. Several years ago I had a new customer¬†in central California who’d purchased a Liner […]

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Do You Know The Minimum Wall Thickness of a CIPP Liner?

Do You Know The Minimum Wall Thickness of a CIPP Liner?

Several years ago I was asked why a 2mm liner failed in a 15″ diameter pipe. The customer had acquired the material from another supplier who gave him the story that he, the contractor, must have done something wrong. What he’d done wrong was pick the supplier he picked. Any one in the business of […]

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Repost of Calibration & Vacuum Impregnation

Repost of Calibration & Vacuum Impregnation

I want to thank all of you that visited our booth or attended my talk regarding “When Things Go Wrong” at the WWETT Show in Indianapolis last week. I thought the show was the best show so far for all the folks attending and a lot of new technology and innovations to existing technology led […]

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Can You Answer Homeowners Questions?

Can You Answer Homeowners Questions?

No matter what trade or job you are in, you should know enough about your work to explain what you are doing to your customer. You should also be able to answer his questions and if you don’t know the answer, tell them you don’t know but will find out and give them the answers […]

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