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Not all trenchless techniques prohibit workers from entering the excavation site. Utility tunneling is one of those trenchless methods that require workers to be inside...

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There are many trenchless pipeline installation methods, like HDD, HAB, pipe ramming, and impact moling, however, these all come with their own pros and cons.

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Gas pipelines may pass through environmental areas like palustrine wetlands, estuaries, rivers, lakes, gardens and forests, trenchless installation of gas lines limits...

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The cost associated with changing plumbing lines have many homeowners trying to make do with faulty, leaking plumbing and taps. Fortunately, trenchless technology has...

What Is Trenchless Technology?


Trenchless technology is all about fixing and constructing underground structures without the use of surface level trenches. Learn how this new-age technology and all...

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Jet cutting, also known as water jetting, uses a high-pressure pump to boost the volume of water, raise its pressure to hundreds of pounds-per-square-inch. Water jetting...

Pipe Relining: A Trenchless Alternative to Pipe Replacement


Pipe relining is a trenchless rehabilitation method used to repair pipes that are structurally sound but have damage. It's one way to prolong the useful life of a sewer...

HDPE THERMOFORMED PIPE sanitary sewer


Thermoform means to shape a plastic material such as high-density polyethylene (HDPE) or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) using heat and pressure. This allows the material to be...

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Bentonite in drilling mud is used to both assist the drilling and boring process, as well as condition the ground depending on the soil type. Drilling mud is also known...

is trenchless right for your home?


In the event of pipe damage, owners try to find the quickest, cheapest method of repairing. Trenchless rehabilitation can be a viable solution. But it isn't always the...

testing materials astm


Standards for materials used in trenchless technology are set by ASTM International, a group devoted to ensuring various technical elements meet a minimum safe use...

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Cast iron and galvanized steel are prone to corrosion and channeling, lead and asbestos have serious health hazards. While PVC, HDPE and CIPP are better, they each also...

Asbestos cement pipe how to tell if your house has asbestos cement pipe


Popular in the 1930s and 40s, asbestos cement pipes were used for water and sewage lines. Degradation of those lines allowed asbestos to seep into the water stream...

How Fuzzy Logic is Making Big Profits in Trenchless Technology


The directional drilling industry is gaining strong results from using fuzzy logic. Learn how fuzzy logic is turning major profits in the directional drilling industry...

A Step-by-Step Guide to HDD


Horizontal directional drilling is a popular method of laying cables, utility lines and plumbing. Careful planning and constant care during boring are essential to HDD...

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