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Ripping Out A CIPP Liner

Ripping Out A CIPP Liner

“I installed a CIPP liner and followed the ASTM’s I read about in your earlier blogs. I used your resin but a sales guy sold me some liner he sold was as good as yours but cheaper. After completing the job the inspector asked me for my documentation and I showed him the resin buckets […]

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Special Resin For PVC Pipe vs. Other Pipe

Special Resin For PVC Pipe vs. Other Pipe

“My supplier told me I had to use a special epoxy resin to line PVC pipe. Is there different resin formulations for different types of host pipe material or is this guy blowing smoke?” Either your supplier is mistaken in their understanding or they are indeed blowing smoke but there is no resin formulations that […]

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Value – What’s The Relationship Between Cost and Value?

Value – What’s The Relationship Between Cost and Value?

“ I have a job that is 250’ long and the equipment I am looking at won’t shoot liner that far. Your unit can perform the job but it’s priced higher than the competitive equipment. Why should I buy a machine from you when I can find something cheaper. I can always dig a pit […]

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Curing CIPP Liners at too High a Pressure

Curing CIPP Liners at too High a Pressure

“I cure my liners at 20psi but one of your sales trainers told me I’m curing it at too high a pressure. I don’t think I have a problem and my liners look good after I’m finished. If I don’t cure at that pressure won’t my liner shrink and not adhere to the pipe wall?” […]

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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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