pipe-to-manhole News

  • A-LOk Premium- The first Installation of the newest A-lok watertight pipe to manhole connector

    This is a story about  the very first installation of the newest  A-Lok product, The A-LOK “Premium”, pipe to manhole connector for stormwater and sanitary containment systems.This connector has the ability to change shape as the outside diameter of the pipe changes shape. This happens when the liquid filled core material inside the A-LOK Premium redistributes itself to ...


    By A-Lok Products, Inc.

  • Kijlstra’s manholes are carbon-efficient champions

    An independent report into a West Midlands company has revealed its revolutionary manhole, that can typically be installed up to 16 times quicker than traditional systems on standard units, is also up to 65% more carbon efficient. European construction materials giant Kijlstra, whose UK base is in Alderminster, commissioned the research by Carbon Clear to quantify the greenhouse gas emissions ...


    By Kijlstra Precast Ltd.

  • Kijlstra’s precast concrete manholes pioneer LABC registration

    Construction materials giant Kijlstra Precast UK has become the first concrete manhole systems manufacturer to win registration and assessment from LABC. Registration (RD540810) was granted after Kijlstra’s revolutionary square manhole base and riser system was assessed by Swansea Council under the LANTAC agreement but once this is given by one local authority it is recognised by all LABC ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

  • Combined manhole insert for odor control and inflow protectors

    Combined Manhole Inserts for Odor Control and Inflow Protectors in Boroughs, Towns and Cities are a must in today’s GREEN World. Nearly all municipalities suffer with odor problems from Manholes and Inflow to manholes. During dry weather Manholes can be the source of vile sewer odors. The main odor culprit is Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), but other malodorous compounds are present, as well. ...


  • Three Construction Workers Lose Their Lives after Entering Manhole

    In 2015, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.  The new rule provides construction workers with similar protections to those of employees from other industries who have had them for over 20 years.  Tragically, three workers in Florida lost their lives last ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion in 2016. Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, ...


  • Buried Pipe Coatings

    The quality of coating materials for buried pipe at nuclear power plants has evolved over time, but there is currently no written standard that would allow plants to fully take advantage of advances in coating technology. A proposed new standard will provide coating guidance for plants seeking to repair or replace buried pipe. The proposed standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Bypass Pipe Plugs

    Bypass pipe plugs are equipped with bypass to enable the flow of sewage through the plug. That plugs made from SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Bypass Pipe Plug has excellent corrosive resistant, stretching and sealing properties. They are ideal for installation and repair of residential, commercial or ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Damaged Sewer Pipe

    Our emergency response service was put to good use when a retaining wall collapsed damaging this sewerage pipe. Once we received the call, our specialist site engineer visited the site; surveying the area and obtaining the necessary dimensions required to provide the most cost effective solution. The site contractors and water company demanded the pipework on Monday AM to allow time to perform ...


    By UTS Engineering Ltd

  • Submerged GRP pipe application

    Superlit, a well known major Turkish GRP pipe manufacturer, supplied (DN) 3000mm GRP pipes which are installed underwater for the project “Cooling Water Supply from the sea for Metallurgical Factory in Turkey”. Total of 600m GRP Pipe lines are installed as submerged on the saddles anchoraged on a continuous horizontal steel beam, due to the fact that cooling water for the factory is absorbed 7m ...


    By SUPERLIT

  • Pipe freezing reduces disruption

    Hydratight Injectaseal, a specialist engineering company, has reduced the disruption of pipe repair work by freezing the water main instead of closing a valve to stop the flow. The company used its liquid nitrogen process on the main pipe at Erlenbach, 40km southeast of Frankfurt, in a job for the local water management company AMME. The result was a far faster repair than usual, with far fewer ...


  • UPDATED PIPES AND BENDS BROCHURE

    Abresist Corporation provides information on a new product in an updated Pipes and Bends brochure. Information on Abresist Corporation’s KALFLEX Flexible Wear Resistant Pipe System has been added to this brochure which details abrasion resistant linings for pipes and bends in pneumatic and hydraulic conveying systems dealing with abrasive materials and wear. The literature features ...

  • Calculate Pipe Volume in Gallons

    Explains basic formula format, discusses elements; Utilizes same formula as volume calculation of Circular Tank, Convert pipe diameter to Feet from Inches, Link to Video to my video to calculate volume of a Circular Tank and finally requests subscribing and interacting. View "Calculate Pipe Volume in Gallons" ...

  • Pipe material for earthquake zones

    In a study of the effects of earthquakes on water and sewer pipe, ductile iron pipe with restrained joints proved superior to other pipe materials. An article published in the Journal of the American Water Works Association describes how the high-strength, flexible pipe with flexible joints withstands earthquakes better than cement or plastic pipes. "Pipelines that deliver clean water and ...


  • Inflatable Pipe Balloon

    The Plugco Pipe Balloon is an inflatable plug used to close off a pipe and block the flow in a quick and simple way to enable safe maintenance and repair of the pipe. The plugs are built with SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Pipe Balloon Pipe plugs are available in many shapes, forms ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Plastic Pipe Leads Oil and Gas Pipe Industry 2017

    World demand to rise 5+% annually through 2017 Worldwide demand for oil and gas pipe is expected to increase over five percent per year, approaching 55 million metric tons in 2017 as higher oil prices and rising demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Growth in oil and gas pipe demand is expected to be especially strong in developing ...


  • Recommended suction pipe ID vs flow rates by pipe dimension

    Did you know that you can save a lot of money very easily by examining the speed of the fluid (flow) in the suction line of your pumping installation? BBA Pumps recommends a maximum speed of 4m/s (13 ft/s), click here for the recommended suction line diameter vs flow rates. ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Insight into mechanical grooved piping systems

    On 24 September, Dan Christian CEng FEI gave a presentation on Mechanical Grooved Piping Systems to an audience of professionals and students at Heriot-Watt University's Dubai Campus. Dan is an expert in mechanical grooved piping systems and gave details about how they have become a solution for the rapidly developing Middle ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Ninety miles of leaky pipes replaced

    Thames Water's GBP75million investment to replace Victorian water mains in South-east London hit a major milestone this week, with 90 miles of leaky cast-iron pipes now replaced. Engineers have been busy in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham replacing up to 1,000 metres of pipe each week, with new plastic pipes more resilient against bursts and leaks. The project, which started in 2005 and ...


  • China trial for new in-pipe monitor

    New technology, developed by Intellitect Water (UK), that provides visibility of water quality within the drinking water distribution network, is currently on trial in China. Shanghai based, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co., Ltd, which specialises in water network modelling and data management, carried out the trial and their Managing Director, Weijun Zhang says, 'We are keen ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

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