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Tip: Cast Iron Lining

Tip: Cast Iron Lining

If you’re lining cast iron pipe using our scrim material for CIPP laterals, we produce a slightly undersized nominal pipe diameter for cast iron applications. Be sure to specify when ordering. For more information contact Pipe Lining Supply at +1-888-354-6464 or email us at info@pipeliningsupply.com.

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Branch Line Tie-Ins Cause Problems

Branch Line Tie-Ins Cause Problems

“I just got a call back from a lining job I completed using a pull in place method. I followed the gapping method of cutting out an oversized section of the liner to avoid cutting out the branch lines. Everything went in as planned and I was proud of providing a permanent solution only to […]

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Digging Up Or Tearing Out Old Pipe And Replacing It With New Is The Only Answer For Sewer Lines

Digging Up Or Tearing Out Old Pipe And Replacing It With New Is The Only Answer For Sewer Lines

“I’ve followed some of your blogs and I just can’t see all this rehab of an old pipe when I can replace it. I’ve got a seasoned crew and don’t see how rehabilitation methods are going to last very long. Convince me I’m wrong!” First, let’s start out with your first statement that you’ve read […]

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Here’s Your Sign

Here’s Your Sign

An RV blogger and author friend, Nick Russell, writes a blog on RV’ing and this past week pointed out questions from blog readers who ask some pretty challenging questions. One guy lost his pins locking his tow vehicle to his motorhome and wrote to ask if using heavy-duty zip ties would work until he found […]

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Why You Should Attend Trade Shows

Why You Should Attend Trade Shows

“I don’t believe in trade shows. All that’s there are salespeople trying to get my money by selling their latest gadgets. If I need something I’ll just find it on the internet and buy it.” Well, that’s one way to do it but it may not be the most efficient use of your time or […]

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Coating Crew Size Considerations

Coating Crew Size Considerations

“I was wondering how your coating machine works? I watched a competitive unit and it took 3 guys to operate. I have applications for this type of equipment as I get cast iron pipe replacement jobs all the time, but I work alone and I can replace cast iron by myself without hiring other guys […]

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IAPMO Ban of CIPP In Cast Iron Pipe

IAPMO Ban of CIPP In Cast Iron Pipe

I attended the annual code committee meeting in Denver, CO this week (April 29-30, 2019). Our industry, CIPP lining, has been under attack by the Cast Iron Pipe Industry. They were successful in outlawing the use of CIPP in cast iron pipe last year and the contractors and suppliers have joined forces to convince IAPMO […]

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COATING MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM THICKNESSES – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY?

COATING MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM THICKNESSES – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY?

“Do you have any guidance on the thickness of resin we should apply to any given pipe diameter when applying the Quik-Coating System to pipe rehab?” After many jobs now completed and in the record books, we have determined a minimum thickness for each size pipe diameter as well as a maximum thickness. Here’s the […]

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