Grouting Articles

  • Sanitary Pump Application

    Sanitary pumps involve the delivery of all human contact products such as pharmaceuticals, dairy products, beverages, foodstuffs, cosmetics, food additives, fine chemicals and the like. There are four basic types of sanitary pumps, centrifugal, volumetric, jet and air. Centrifugal ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Navigating uncertain ground using the right equipment

    Starting with specialization It started with one man and his pickup truck. Tom Banks’ then one-man operation was rooted in specialization. Formed in 2001, Banks Gas Services, Inc. quickly grew from one employee to nearly one hundred. Today the company is a full-fledged gas distribution contractor headquartered in the Pittsburgh area and serving gas distribution companies in ...


    By McLaughlin Group, Inc.

  • Link-Pipe Inc.’s Grouting Sleeve - Case Study

    Background Link-Pipe Grouting Sleeve is manufactured by Link-Pipe inc. of Canada. It is a local repair system developed for the structural renovation of gravity sewers. The system is comprised of a stainless steel structural core, which uses a mechanical lock to hold it against the host pipe, the core is surrounded by an absorbent foam gasket. Limit straps prevent the sleeve ...


    By Link-Pipe Inc.

  • The feasibility of non-water reaction polymer grouting technology application in seepage prevention for tailings reservoirs

    Tailings reservoirs generally consist of a tailings dam, a tailings conveying system and a drainage system, which are indispensable facilities and provide security and environmental protection for storing tailings and clarifying water in some industries (e.g., metallurgy, non-ferrous building materials, nuclear and chemical industries). Consequently, consolidating seepage prevention and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • I Say Duplex, You Say Tandem, Let’s Call The Whole Thing Pumped!

    If you believe everything you read on the internet (even after Abraham Lincoln told you not to), you will get confused pretty quickly. Because the internet itself is often fairly confused, and thus confusing. And you really don’t need me to tell you; you already know. (Also confusing: does the internet have a self? Does it need self to be confused?) For example, you could ask the internet ...

  • Continuously mixing one batch at a time

    Ready-mix company improves mixing efficiency and ingredient accuracy by switching to a rotary batch mixer. When a concrete and ready-mix producer moved to a new plant, the mixing process was redesigned to include batching for greater control over the final product 's ingredients. Rich-Mix Products makes concrete and ready-mix products and packages them for sale in home ...

  • Batch blenders make modern mortars in China

    With no internal moving parts, blenders minimize abrasive wear and simplify cleaning at two SureBlock plants. In 1997, US-based SureBlock entered a joint venture with China's Tianjin People's Building Material Products Factory to make concrete masonry units (CMUs). Commonly known as concrete blocks, CMUs come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. They are mainly used to erect structural walls, ...

  • Structural behaviour of RC beams externally strengthened in flexure with SRG and SRP systems

    This paper presents the results obtained from an experimental investigation carried out on a set of reinforced concrete beams strengthened in flexure by using an unidirectional high–strength carbon steel fibre reinforcing mesh embedded in an inorganic matrix (SRG: steel reinforced grout) and in an organic matrix (SRP: steel reinforced polymer). Test parameters include the use or not of external ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Incotec Bolivia CPT case study

    Vertek partner Incotec recently entered the cone penetration test business area with the purchase of a Vertek S4 Push System. Learn more about the geotechnical market in their home country of Bolivia and  ...


    By Vertek a Division of ARA

  • When You Need It All - Adapted from information provided by QSP Packers, LLC.

    QSP Packers, LLC manufactures Inflatable and Mechanical Packers used in the environmental, mining, and water well industries, with an emphasis on pressure grouting. When Mark Hartley and Ron Roland began in 2005, they wanted to fill a niche in the packer industry. Since both men worked in the industry for a combined 40 years, they knew what the niche would be and chose a name for the company to ...


    By QSP Packers, LLC

  • Jet Grouting in contaminated soils

    Abstract The jet grouting technique has gained wider acceptance in the U.S. over the past few years as a viable tool for such geotechnical applications as the improvement of foundation soils, slope stabilization, and underpinning (Welsh and Burke, 1991). Jet grouting; however, has recently been used as a method of performing block stabilization of contaminated soils as well as for the ...


    By Geo-Con, Inc.

  • Jet Grouting to construct a Soilcrete wall using a twin stem system

    Abstract: An existing coal-loading pier located in Norfolk, Virginia was completed in 1961 for the purpose of loading ocean-going ships with coal for export throughout the world. The size of the ships that could be fully loaded at this facility was limited to the depth of the mud line adjacent to the loading pier. It was determined that dredging adjacent to the pier would provide an increase ...


    By Geo-Con, Inc.

  • Installation of a grout curtain at a hazardous waste landfill

    Abstract: An existing inactive hazardous waste landfill located in Niagara Falls, New York was exhibiting migration of contaminants due to lateral groundwater flow in the underlying dolomitic limestone bedrock. It was determined that the installation of a vertical barrier to redirect the groundwater flow around the landfill would be the key element in the abatement design. Further review ...


    By Geo-Con, Inc.

  • Polymer Concrete for Structural Restoration and Corrosion Protection of Concrete Support Columns

    Introduction A large copper mine and refinery in the western United States had a dilemma. Their cell house, which contains over 1,500 cells, each holding more than 20,000 gallons of electrolyte, had experienced severe corrosion and structural degradation of the support columns for the tanks. These columns support the cells in their solvent extraction and electrowinning process. This ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • A Guide To Buy Large Area Hard Floor Cleaners

    Hard floor cleaning machines can be classified into small area cleaning machines and large area hard floor cleaners. What is much in the cleaning area, one might ask. The same machine that can be used to clean a small area can be used for cleaning larger areas. While it is technically true, it may not be practically feasible. What are Hard Floor Cleaning Machines? A variety of ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • An inflatable tunnel seal stops flooding of world`s largest undeveloped uranium mine

    The Cigar Lake Mine, located in the Athabasca Basin of Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, is sitting on the world's largest undeveloped high-grade uranium deposit in the world. Operated and majority-owned by Cameco Corporation, Cigar Lake is expected to eventually provide more than 10% of the world's mined uranium. But to extract the uranium ore, Cameco has to overcome significant technical ...


    By Petersen Products Company

  • Hard Tile Floor Cleaners: Advanced Machines for the Cleanest Tile Floors

    Maintaining tiled floors demands considerable effort and time from cleaning professionals and homemakers. Although tiles are extremely durable and withstand rough use for years, the absence of proper maintenance can easily make tile floors dull and stained. The grout in between the tiles is very absorbent in nature. Exposure to moisture and traffic can easily lead to the accumulation of dirt and ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • What to See in A Grout Steam Cleaner?

    A grout steam cleaner helps clean tile and grout surfaces easier than manual cleaning methods. Modern vapor steamers are capable of cleaning baked-on stains, ground-in dirt, food droppings, coffee and wine spills, and more. Some of the modern machines can even sanitize the surface. These machines can get rid of the harmful microorganisms present on the surface. For getting the maximum utility out ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Try Floor Steamers If Looking For Tile and Grout Cleaning Machines

    Tile and grout floors are used worldwide in residential, commercial, and industrial settings, primarily due to their durable nature. However, it is imperative to thoroughly clean the floors to maintain its shiny and gleaming looks. In high traffic areas and industrial settings, tile floors can quickly get dirty and slippery. Traditional cleaning techniques, such as mopping, scrubbing, and wiping, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Essential Features of a Good Grout Steam Cleaner

    How does a grout steam cleaner differ from other cleaning machines? The main difference is in the sharpness and speed of cleaning. The joints between tiles and concrete blocks are usually the gathering grounds of dirt, dust, and other impure substances. It is not an easy task to dissolve and extract such buildups. The grout and dirt at the joints tend to stay off the radar of most of the cleaning ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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