pipe sealing News

  • Trade fair. Ceramitec 2012

    Serving the ceramic clay pipe industry An impressive display of equipment manufactured by Schoenbeck required for the complex production of sewage stone clay pipes will be viewable during the Ceramitec 2012 in Munich, Germany. 22.05.2021 up until the 25.05.2012 Matters of technical interest will be focused on the following equipment sections:   Robotic pipe handling ...


    By Schoenbeck GmbH & Co. KG

  • Plugco to the rescue – The National Hong Kong Water Company’s Story

    The National Hong Kong Water Company had a big problem: a 1000mm (40” ?) main distribution pipe with a nominal working pressure of 16 bar (240psi) had broken and thousands of litres of expensive treated water were being lost. An important roadway was soon flooded and closed to traffic. Many customers had lost their supply of potable ...


    By PlugCo

  • Trelleborg launches lightest Level A ensemble ever certified to NFPA 1991-2005

    Trelleborg Protective Products announces the launch of Trellchem NEO, the lightest Level A protective ensemble ever certified to NFPA 1991-2005. The garment utilizes a unique laminate material to create an ultra lightweight Level A suit with outstanding strength, integrity and chemical resistance.  In addition, its chemical barrier is imbedded on the inside of the suit material giving added ...

  • Chopper pump makes mincemeat of pork scratchings

    Problem: Fats and pieces of pig skin used in the manufacture of pork scratchings at OK Snacks were causing standard equipment to break down, resulting in time and cost spent on clearing the blockage. Solution: A reception tank was installed with an external Landia chopper pump placed near the bottom. Furthermore, a recirculation system was introduced which allows the pump to chop and then ...


    By Landia a/s

  • Printing blankets huge success in customer trials

    Trials of the new Trelleborg Vulcan Quickstart blanket at Italian printer Ancora Arti Grafiche have gone so well that one blanket is still in use on a Heidelberg Speedmaster 102 after more than two million impressions.  The printer, which specializes in producing high-quality commercial work and books mainly for the church, already uses the industry-leading blankets Vulcan Folio and Vulcan ...

  • Despite the buzz, nano is not always best

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions proves through research that the traditional fillers used in the majority of its Turcon® polytetrafluoroethylene-based sealing materials as additives to improve wear reduction outperform nanoparticles as additives. Current industry buzz is all about the enhancement of seal performance by using nanoparticles as fillers for polytetrafluoroethylene-based sealing ...

  • First drill riser buoyancy module to go as deep subsea

    The first drill riser buoyancy modules capable of withstanding nearly 5,000 psi (c. 350 bar) pressure at 11,000 feet (c. 3,350 meters) below the surface, have been developed and manufactured by Trelleborg Offshore in response to the demands of deep water exploration. The new syntactic foam buoyancy modules were designed and manufactured for use in the Indian Ocean on the deepwater drilling rig, ...

  • Revolutionary bonding method for roofing

    Trelleborg Waterproofing offers the Electrobond revolutionary bonding method for the Elastoseal roofing system that proves economical over a long service life. Trelleborg Waterproofing introduces Electrobond, a new and revolutionary method based on a state-of-the-art induction heating technique, for fixing Trelleborg Waterproofing’s advanced Elastoseal roofing system to buildings. As the system ...

  • What are the main points of Raymond mill assembly?

    Raymond mills require assembly because they have many components, so Raymond mill manufacturers often need to send technicians to the site to guide installation and commissioning. There are many places to note in this process. Otherwise, it is not suitable for installing the machine, or it is caused by one or other problems during the ...


    By SBM Construction

  • Valve actuator installation need to pay attention to what

    Maintenance valve actuator is included in the preparatory work before installation Maintenance valve actuator is included in the preparatory work before installation, installation of pneumatic line valve, check valve pneumatic line after installation of pneumatic line valve maintenance. Valve actuator corrosion phenomenon occurs during use. After microstructure analysis, staining test face, ...

  • Stop pipe line spills with Wrap Seal from SynTherm

    SynTherm introduces Wrap Seal on the european market.Wrap Seal is quick repair kit for pipe line leaks.Wrap Seal is a fiberglass tape coated with polyurethane resin which reacts with water to cure.Wrap Seal can be used for routine or emergency leak repair, hazardous material spill control, structural reinforcement, sealing joints, rebuilding thinning pipe walls, corrosion control, abrasion ...


    By SynTherm

  • Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...


    By Associated Press

  • ASTM F2331 - 11 Standard Test Method for Determining Chemical Compatibility of Substances in Contact with Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings Materials

    These procedures can be used to evaluate thread sealants relative to causing environmental stress-cracking in thermoplastic materials. This testing results in determining time-to-failure vs. engineering stress. This procedure can also be used in ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tips to Prevent Wind Damage to Your Home or Business

    Thunderstorms are often associated with high velocity winds and microbursts that can result in extensive damage to a home or business.  Wind from tornadoes and hurricanes also cause billions of dollars in property damage each year and can leave an enormous path of destruction in their wake. While certain parts of the country may experience strong winds more frequently than others, ...

  • A-Lok premium `The New watertight connector`

    A-LOK® Premium™ Designed to produce a guaranteed watertight seal between pipe and concrete, the A•LOK® Premium™ flexible pipe-to-manhole compression connector provides maximum performance on the job site. Its unique design not only saves valuable project time, but also ensures longevity and offers unsurpassed environmental benefits. A-LOK® Premium™ connectors prevent infiltration and ...


    By A-Lok Products, Inc.

  • Pipeline Repair Without Depressurizing

    The Petersen team has over 100 years’ experience designing and producing pipe plugs and flushers. Partnering with customers helps us continually advance our capabilities. We have positioned ourselves to be engineering problem solvers and delight in pushing boundaries on what is possible. A number of customers over the years voiced a need for an economical and user friendly solution to stop ...


    By Petersen Products Company

  • Officials: Gasoline caused mystery odor in homes

    Gasoline-tainted groundwater caused the mysterious smell that led to a voluntary evacuation of more than 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, authorities said Monday. The noxious odor primarily affected three townhouses in Skippack after contaminated water got into the sump pumps, officials said. Firefighters were flushing those pumps with fresh water and airing out the homes with fans on Monday ...


    By Associated Press

  • Compact cabinet coolers press release

    Modern day electronics continue to be placed in denser packaging and smaller enclosures. Consequently, electronics are being designed to handle higher temperatures. Moisture and airborne dust, oil, dirt and other contaminants can damage sensitive electronic equipment. Sealed enclosures protect the electronics but cause another problem - overheating, which can result in reliability problems and ...


    By Noren Thermal Inc.

  • HORIBA presents latest version of its Pitot Tube Flow Meter at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2013

    With the Pitot Tube Flow Meter PTFM-1000 V2, emissions testing specialist HORIBA introduces the second generation of exhaust gas flow rate measurement of combustion engines. The product is going to be exhibited at the 15th Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany, from June 4 to June 6. The standalone interface uses the pitot tube principle with high-frequency transducers to ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Southwest Property Owners Urged to Take Steps Now to Prevent Water Damage from Developing El Niño

    Every two to seven years, a particularly warm area of water develops in the central and east-central equatorial region of the Pacific Ocean.  The condition is known as El Niño and it not only impacts the ocean, but also changes weather patterns on land across the globe. In the United States, El Niño is typically associated with ...

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