Pipe rehabilitation without excavation is possible. Are you looking for a no-dig pipe rehabilitation solution for sewer or storm water drainage pipelines ? One system that works for most blocking issues, leaking drainage pipes or just degraded old pipes (or all three), concealed underground or within duct spaces and/or servitudes or  corroding or deteriorating inside

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Trenchless technology is a type of subsurface construction work that requires few trenches or no continuous trenches. It is a rapidly growing sector of the construction and civil engineering industry. It can be defined as “a family of methods, materials, and equipment capable of being used for the installation of new or replacement or rehabilitation of existing underground infrastructure with

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Experience the new light curing technology offered by BRAWOLINER® In addition to the curing process by means of water, steam and the ambient temperature, we are introducing new capabilities with the process of light curing – for even more efficiency! The product BRAWO® LumCure consists of: Light chain Luminave 3 x 200 for an operational

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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

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The tracing and location of leaks has become a major area of operation for water companies and others that utilise pipelines for fluid transport, including gas. There are in general three main options that are available to locate leaks in pipes: Acoustic – listening to the noise produced by a leak which produces a sound wave

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The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It’s to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.-Paul Graham There are hundreds of great companies today that were started with just an idea to solve a problem. Paul Graham, one of the founders of Y Combinator, the popular startup incubator that has

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So you want to start a business – congratulations!  Once you get over the initial excitement, it’s time to break down the process of launching your startup into manageable chunks. You might get overwhelmed with the sheer number of items on your to-do list. But not to worry; We’ve broken down this startup checklist into the primary

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CLICK FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PICOTE PRODUCT RANGE ENQUIRE NOW Pipe Relining Equipment – Picote Solutions brush coating system The Picote Brush Coating™ System is a simple, fast and practical coating system used for drain and sewer renovation. Coat unlined or lined pipes or connections from DN32 – DN300 / 1¼” – 12″ with

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Buried cable and pipe location Information is a most important ingredient in any undertaking. It permits planning an afternoon’s work or planning a multimillion rand project. The difficulty of obtaining information about buried utility lines is that nothing is visible. Drawings, plans or information should always be obtained but they may be faulty or incomplete.

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Choosing the right lining material for a cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) rehabilitation project can never be an “off the shelf” decision. Research and development in the world of CIPP liners has resulted in a wide spectrum of new solutions, all created to meet unique requirements and address the proven acceptance of CIPP as a viable way

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CIPP: Choosing the right lining material for a cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) rehabilitation project can never be an “off the shelf” decision.Research and development in the world of CIPP liners has resulted in a wide spectrum of new solutions, all created to meet unique requirements and address the proven acceptance of CIPP as a viable way

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A number of new leak detection technologies have hit the market recently. Here’s what facilities managers should know to choose the right solution for their facilities. When it comes to selecting water leak detection technology, the myriad of solutions on the market to choose from can sometimes be daunting. Facility managers should understand the different

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CIPP/ Inliner vs. Shortliner Trenchless complete rehabilitation compared to selective damage repair The pipe liner method is a trenchless rehabilitation solution, where the need to dig up or uncover the defective drainage pipes can be avoided. During the rehabilitation, a flexible textile liner is coated with resin and then by means of air or water

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Steam Curing Curing process by steam Ideal for sewer pipes with large gradient differences (especially fallpipes and in-house rehabilitation) Non-positive connection with the old pipe Hot water Curing Curing process by hot water Ideal for buried ground and connection pipes Non-positive connection with the old pipe The only liner that has DIBt approval for all

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