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.

  • 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 ...

  • Asphalt pump installation notes

    Asphalt pump installation notes Asphalt heat pump is according to certain way and ...


  • 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  ...

  • 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.

  • Kitchen Floor Cleaning Machines: Go Beyond Just Cleaning

    No matter how carefully one works in a kitchen, there will almost always be spills and splatters on kitchen floors. Some food residues and gravy splatters can easily cause stains and diminish the appeal of kitchen floors. Often, it may not be possible to attend to spills immediately. This is especially true in the case of commercial kitchens that will be bustling with activity until the end of ...


    By Daimer Industries 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.

  • Kitchen Floor Cleaning Machines: Degreasing Tiles and Stone

    Removing grease and other impurities from kitchen floors requires the use of powerful kitchen floor cleaning machines. Today, among the most reliable kitchen floor cleaning machines are the pressure washers and the hard surface cleaners. Pressure washers are perfect for degreasing operations, particularly hard surfaces, such as concrete, tile, stone, and linoleum. Kitchen floor cleaning machines ...


    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.

  • Case Study: Laurel Bed Dam

    Background Froehling & Robertson Inc were engaged by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to remediate seepage paths at the Laurel Bed dam. The dam had been leaking in excess of 500 gpm with water leaking in multiple locations. This water supply feeds a popular trout stream. If the dam failed, homes in the valley below the dam could be flooded. Q: ...


    By Willowstick Technologies LLC

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