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Approvals & Standards – Are They End Game or Path Markers?

Approvals & Standards – Are They End Game or Path Markers?

“I’ve been installing liners for a while now and ran into an engineer who insists I provide all documentation showing that the material have approvals from an independent agency for the resin and tube to the thickness specified for his job. Do you have testing samples approved for 3mm as well as 4.5mm and with […]

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What’s the Best Vehicle to Use for your JOB??

What’s the Best Vehicle to Use for your JOB??

The 4 Vehicles above are the most common vehicles used to perform field installation of CIPP lateral lines. That said, any vehicle that gets you to the field, with all of the materials and equipment you need to perform the job, and return again, are acceptable vehicles. So, why would you choose one over the […]

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Updates on the Quik-Coating Process

Updates on the Quik-Coating Process

As Described In AIPPR IGC-351-18 With our Quik Coating process that launched in December of this past year, we’ve armed many new and existing customers with a tool in their toolbox to rehabilitate drain, waste and vent pipe. Many have embraced the technology and have grown their businesses with the process adding multiple units to […]

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I just lined a pipe that had a belly in the run.  What do I do now??

I just lined a pipe that had a belly in the run. What do I do now??

“I just lined a pipe that had a belly in the run. My supervisor told us that we had to dig up the belly before we could line the pipe, which we did. Was that necessary or did my supervisor just go crazy?  He said that if we were pipe bursting it the belly would […]

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Turning A $59.95 Drain Clearing Call Into $125.00 Per Foot Work

Turning A $59.95 Drain Clearing Call Into $125.00 Per Foot Work

  Last week we talked about the contractors who try to make a living on volume calls getting as many drain calls into a day as possible to cover direct costs, overhead and profit and the fallacy of that practice. I had a few people who wrote me that they could make money under that […]

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CIPP Lateral Lining Tips! Welding TPU To Liner Material

CIPP Lateral Lining Tips! Welding TPU To Liner Material

  Be sure to see us at the WWETT Show in Indianapolis on February 22, 23, & 24th. Our demo schedule for the Quik Coating process will be 9:00AM, 11:30AM & 1:30PM in booth 6410 daily. We will demonstrate the Quik Shot(tm) CIPP lateral lining process at Lucas Oil Stadium attached to the Convention Center […]

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Ultra Flex Liner & A Difficult Job – Minimizing Risk

Ultra Flex Liner & A Difficult Job – Minimizing Risk

Here’s a tough job and the advice I gave the contractor to accomplish the job. The contractor’s customer had a job that included 75′ (22.8m) of 3″ (75mm) pipe, a transition to 4″ (100mm) pipe and continued on for 25′ (7.3m). He was particularly concerned about covering the transition when the diameter changed from 3″ […]

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Calibration Tube – Using A Bigger Size Than The Liner?

Calibration Tube – Using A Bigger Size Than The Liner?

” When you instructed me to install a transition liner that transitions from 4″ (100mm) pipe for part of the run to 6″ (150mm) that carries on to the main, you told me to use 6″ (150mm)calibration tube. Won’t the 6″(150mm) calibration tube leave a lot of wrinkles in the face of the 4″ portion […]

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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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