PICOTE PIPE COATING
FDT Solutions partnered with Picote to provide a wide range of top-notch solutions for pipe repairs and pipe rehabilitation projects.
The newest resin lining solution that’s made to be intuitive, easily applicable, and easy to handle. A breakthrough product that can now be used by plumbers on many levels. With the Picote Coating System, contractors can now complete several pipe lining processes in just one day, improving overall productivity and lowering business expenses.
Don’t Just Coat It – Picote It
The Picote Coating System is a quick, simple and practical pipe coating system that’s mainly used for repairing sewer and important drain lines. Coat either lined or unlined pipes with diameters ranging from 1 1/4″ to 6″ using the Mini Miller and Picote Coating Pump combination.
The lining process using the Picote Coating System is unique in that the resin isn’t applied via spraying, but by brushing. The vegetable-based oil resin has been proven to adhere to all types of piping material, including clay, concrete, cast iron, and PVC.
KEY QUALITIES OF THE PICOTE COATING SYSTEM
- Corrosion Resistant
- Damp Proof
- Self Supporting
THE MINI MILLER AND COATING PUMP COMBINATION
This combination system works best when working with clay, concrete, PVC, or cast iron pipes, depending on the resin. The minimum allowable pipe length and diameter should be at least 1 1/4″ for patch and repair, while the maximum allowable pipe length and diameter should be 32 ft. and 8″, respectively.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Installation. Everything starts off with a good brush coating. Brush sizes are available depending on the sewer or drain pipe diameter.
Cleaning and Preparation. High-quality chains are utilized if you’ll be working with concrete or cast iron drains. The pipes are thoroughly cleaned and flushed with water.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What should be the wall’s final thickness?
A: It depends on the pipe diameter, but it should be at around 1/8″, or 2 to 4mm.
Q: Will the pipe lining process work even when the pipes are wet?
A: The type of resin is a significant factor. Contact FDT for the best answer.
Q: How long will the pipe be out of service?
A: The pipes will be dry to the touch within 3 to 12 hours. Left alone, it can develop to final hardness in 7 days. Cure time may vary, but the usual restoration of service is done after 12 to 24 hours.
Q: Can I apply multiple coatings?
A: 2 or more coating may be required, depending on the pipe’s diameter. The second coating should follow only after 2 to 16 hours, depending on ambient temperature. The use of heat is required when coating external pipes in cold weather.
DEGREASE PIPES WITH YOUR PICOTE PUMP
All Picote pipe tools are made to be practical, economical, and easy to use. The Picote Coating System is mainly used to coat pipes, but it can also be utilized to degrease pipe lines that are clogged with the build-up of fatty deposits. Pump degreasing machine through the Picote machine in line with the Original Chain and the Miller cable. Allow the fatty build-up to break down, then brush the excess using a water flush to restore the pipe to working order.
- WITH FDT YOU PAY NO LICENSE OR REGISTRATION FEES WHEN INVESTING IN PICOTE TECHNOLOGY
- We provide Training and technical support
- Powerful electric millers and grinding chains
- Award winning lateral cutters for cast iron, clay, concrete and even PVC pipes
- Lightweight equipment
- Easy to operate equipment
- More relining work is possible per day by using equipment
- Less operators and labourers needed to do installations
- Less labour intensive
- Descale pipes
- New life for old pipes. Coat deteriorated pipes
- Coat lined or unlined pipes
- Complete system for drain and sewerage renewal