CIPP

Installing the Liner & Calibration Tube

Installing the Liner & Calibration Tube

Best Practices – 9th in the series Our next best practice is the method of getting the liner into the host pipe that we are using as a form for the new pipe. Remember we are calculating a design thickness that will serve as a stand-alone pipe, so the condition of the host pipe is […]

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CIPP Installation – Preparation of Liner, Calibration Tube,  & Pull Strap

CIPP Installation – Preparation of Liner, Calibration Tube, & Pull Strap

Best Practices – 7th in the series This step picks up where we left off with our CCTV cable “storyboard” to prepare the liner. Here are the steps to measure, mark and cut your tube. Layout the CCTV camera Unroll and stretch the liner tube and place beside your CCTV cable On the camera end, […]

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Job Information File

Job Information File

Best Practices – 6th in the Series Information For All People Involved In The Job Preparing for a CIPP job requires planning. In the planning of the job, there is usually a “hand-off” of information from the tech that sold the job to the crew performing the work. The information transfer should include: Customer Name […]

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Continued Cleaning, Excavate, Burst or CIPP Repair For A Pipe Defect

Continued Cleaning, Excavate, Burst or CIPP Repair For A Pipe Defect

Best Practices – 3rd in the series – The challenge of pipe defects outside the building usually end with roots growing into the sewer line through missing sections of pipe, joints, taps, and worn away pipe inverts. Moving outside the house gives us a lot of options for pipe repair. We have digging the entire […]

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When You Arrive At The Job

When You Arrive At The Job

Best Practices – 2nd in the Series You were called to address a leak or a sewer back-up. That’s the main concern your customer has on their mind. If you start out talking about replacing their water heater or replacing their kitchen faucet with the latest model, don’t be surprised if your reception is less […]

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Pipe Lining Supply hires a new Technical Representative/Sales in Texas

Pipe Lining Supply hires a new Technical Representative/Sales in Texas

Texas – Pipe Lining Supply is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Gorum to the position of Technical Representative and Sales serving Texas. Chris has been with Pipe Lining Supply since 2015 in the warehouse division. “With Chris’s comprehensive understanding of all of our products and equipment, he was an excellent candidate to head […]

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What is your Best Practice for CIPP Lining and Coating?

What is your Best Practice for CIPP Lining and Coating?

Best Practices – 1st in the Series When responding to a drain cleaning call or a leaking drain pipe we develop a best practice of how to address the call. Usually these practices are an evolutionary process that began from the day you started responding to those calls. You may have tried some that worked […]

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CIPP Liner Overshot Fixes

CIPP Liner Overshot Fixes

“I shot a liner too long and it ended up 4” in the sewer main in the street. I figured it would be okay as it bulged out when it got to the main being unstrained by the host pipe and thought ‘great, I’m insuring no roots from growing into the joint where it connects […]

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Should CIPP Liners Melt when Temperatures Rise Over 150F?

Should CIPP Liners Melt when Temperatures Rise Over 150F?

“I installed a competitor’s liner and it ‘melted’ and sagged and plugged the sewer pipe I’d lined. My question is why? I thought the resin used in these systems was stronger than other materials.” All plastics aren’t the same. For example, if you are plumbing a high efficiency gas furnace or water heater, many manufacturers […]

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One Solution Doesn’t Fit All Jobs

One Solution Doesn’t Fit All Jobs

“I have a job that the pipe is virtually collapsed and I’d like to line the pipe. I can’t get a camera through the collapse but thought I’d try to blow a liner through the line and open the collapsed pipe open, hold pressure on the liner and restore the line. My question is how […]

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