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Comparing Epoxy Resin to Polyurea Resin for Coating Applications

Comparing Epoxy Resin to Polyurea Resin for Coating Applications

“I’m interested in coating drain, waste and vent piping. One of your competitors uses epoxy for coating pipe and you use polyurea. Is there really any difference when all is said and done or is most of this advertising hype?” There are some very distinct differences between the two resins. For CIPP lateral lining applications, […]

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Quik-Coating System

Quik-Coating System

Best Practices – 12th in the series This section will explore best practices to use for coating pipe with the Quik-Coating process. We are at the stage of selecting coating as the best option for this pipe and all the pipe has been properly cleaning and preparing for the lining. Before beginning the coating process […]

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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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Exploring The Pipe Lining Supply Compact Lining & Coating Vehicle

Exploring The Pipe Lining Supply Compact Lining & Coating Vehicle

“We saw the Ford Transit Van decked out with drain cleaning equipment, CIPP lining equipment and AIPPR Quik Coating DWV pipe rehabilitation. We walked through the unit and it looked great but didn’t get any pictures or specs. Can you provide detail of the unit with some more pictures?” We are building this vehicle to […]

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Pipe Lining Supply Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

Pipe Lining Supply Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

May 1, 2019: Pipe Lining Supply announces its 15th anniversary as a nationwide, full-service, Pipe Rehabilitation Distributor. Pipe Lining Supply (PLS) was founded on January 1, 2004 by Linda Heisler. Her primary focus was the CIPP industry in the California area. She saw a need to service customers with reasonably priced materials and great customer […]

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Managing A Long Liner & Resin (309′ x 8″ Diameter)

Managing A Long Liner & Resin (309′ x 8″ Diameter)

This past week, a brand new customer had a 309’ by 8” diameter pipe to line. It was spec’d out to be epoxy and served a school drain in central Missouri. The pipe needed extensive cleaning and leaked and the school district wanted the pipe repaired for health safety reasons. The resin demand for this […]

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Quik-Coating Maintenance

Quik-Coating Maintenance

“We love the coating equipment and the process except for one issue. When the unit sets for a few days, the A side pump is frozen and won’t pump. What’s going on here?” Every piece of equipment needs maintenance. Let’s take your car. You hop in, turn the key, shift it into gear and away […]

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Roots Growing Through CIPP Liner?

Roots Growing Through CIPP Liner?

Have you ever experienced a root growing through a CIPP liner? I have and while it’s considered a failure, it is a great teaching moment. So how did it happen? My wet out and installation crew was fully seasoned. They’d installed over 1,000,000 feet of CIPP liner, yet here was a root growing through an […]

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Understanding CIPP Tube Thickness & Design Thickness Relationship

Understanding CIPP Tube Thickness & Design Thickness Relationship

There is confusion when it comes to tube thickness and design thickness. This article will help you understand the relationship between design thickness and the thickness of the tube. First things first understanding tube and what it brings to the table in the CIPP process. Tube is the vehicle used to hold the resin into […]

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ONLINE Resin Demand Calculator – Now Available!

ONLINE Resin Demand Calculator – Now Available!

“I’ve tried several ‘on line’ programs to calculate the amount of resin I need for a job. All of them are asking for details that I either don’t have or don’t know. I understand the math of multiplying the resin pounds per foot of the material size you are using and getting the resin and […]

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