How Much Work Do You Give Away?

How Much Work Do You Give Away?

” I specialize in drain cleaning. I own a 5/8″ cable machine, and all I want to do is open drains when customers call me. Once in awhile, I get someone who’s read about lining their sewer lateral and I tell them that I can keep up with cleaning the line every so often for […]

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Lining Pipe Below The Water Table

Lining Pipe Below The Water Table

“Is there any way I can line a pipe that is below the ground water level. In other words water is coming in faster that I can handle. The lateral is 6″ and it’s half full of running water all the time. I would pipe burst it, but just dewatering the insertion and extraction pits […]

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Some Updates

Some Updates

A few weeks ago we introduced SLIC Lubricant ™ to the CIPP marketplace. Your response has been great. Many of you have tested it and have subsequently ordered the product to eliminate the cleanup issues you were getting from oils, and from the drying out too early from the dish washing liquid. If you haven’t […]

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Thermoset & Thermoplastic Resins – What’s The Difference?

Thermoset & Thermoplastic Resins – What’s The Difference?

Every so often one of your customers, who has too much time on their hands, asks if the resin you are using is a thermoset or a thermoplastic resin? For those of you who know the difference, there isn’t any reason to read further, but for those of you who don’t know how to answer […]

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Calibration Roller Extension & Why We Need It

Calibration Roller Extension & Why We Need It

“Can’t you make a roller extension for the calibration roller so I don’t have to hold up the resin slug during wet out?” The answer is yes! But let’s talk about why we want the resin slug above the calibration roller during wet out, which is the more important issue at hand. We’ve talked in […]

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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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