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Traditional repairs to a sewer pipe in a commercial or industrial structure could inconvenience customers and employees, and possibly even shut down your business for a period of time as trenches are dug and pipe is replaced. A quicker and less costly alternative, one that would allow your business to continue uninterrupted as repairs are being made, is CIPP or Cured-In-Place Pipe.
What is CIPP?
CIPP is a seamless liner system for gravity-flow sewers that is installed inside existing pipes with diameters of between 6 and 96 inches. The liner not only adheres to clay, brick, concrete, PVC and other materials, it is flexible enough to bend up to 90 degrees as it follows the path of your existing piping during installation.
In addition to protecting your pipes from root intrusion, the liner protects the environment from accidental sewage leakage. The liner is strong enough to bridge gaps where existing pipe is cracked or broken and restore or improve the structural strength of an existing pipe. With its excellent corrosion resistance, a CIPP liner is smooth enough to significantly improve the water flow. Since it seals over joints and seams, preventing them from coming apart over time, pipe liner can extend the life of your pipes another 50 to 100 years.
Installation is Quick and Minimally Intrusive
Because the liner is installed inside existing pipes, the need for extensive excavation is eliminated. Your contractor will make one access point from which he will be able to do the entire project. He will clean the existing pipe with a high-pressure water jet or a cable machine, do a video inspection of the interior of the pipes looking for cracks and breaks, and take detailed measurements at several points.
The tubular liner is then cut to length, filled with a resin epoxy and loaded into a high-pressure inversion unit, which is then inserted into the existing pipe though the access point. A steam bladder is inserted into the inversion unit and pressurized, which forms, heats and cures the new pipe liner. A final video inspection is done and your repair is completed, usually within a day.
A large number of sewer and drainage systems in older industrial and commercial areas have either exceeded or are approaching the end of their expected life spans and run the risk of leaking, breaking or collapsing. Rather than take a chance on that happening, many industrial complex owners are choosing to install CIPP during the plant's regularly scheduled maintenance shutdown.
Why not protect your budget and business today by taking a proactive stance? Call a contractor like Barstow Industrial Supply and ask about installing a CIPP seamless liner system.