Trenchless Technology

JAN 2019

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simple and not lengthy since: (1) there is no curing process during installation and (2) one installation section can be up to 8,200 ft; reducing the number of construction pits required. The installation process generally involves several steps as described below: 1. Accessing the pipe. 2. Cutting the pipe. 3. Camera inspection of old pipe prior to cleaning . 4. Pipe cleaning 5. Liner insertion. The originally folded line is spooled onto transport reels at the starting point . A winch is then placed at the destination pit , where the winch rope is pulled through to the pit at the starting point to insert the liner; 6. Liner inflation. The liner can be inflated using the compressed air or water; 7. Connector installation 8. Pressure or leak test . W W W.T R E N C H L E S S T EC H N O LO GY.C O M 31 This 35-year-old line experienced multiple failures and leaks that forced the terminal to suspend use of the processed water line.

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