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Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling Choosing Drill Rods for Trenchless Tunneling

For trenchless projects, managers select one of three main drill rod categories, A-series, D-series, or O-series. A-series rods are made of...
The Complex World of Sewer Networks The Complex World of Sewer Networks The Complex World of Sewer Networks The Complex World of Sewer Networks

There are three main types of sewer systems: separate, combined and partially separate systems. Separate sewer systems use two lines, one...
Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas Trenchless Installation of Utility Lines and Access Ports in Urban Areas

The use of CIPP most commonly occurs to repair water, sewer, and gas lines. When installing utility lines in communities, an array of...
Working With Drilling Deviations Working With Drilling Deviations Working With Drilling Deviations Working With Drilling Deviations

Drilling deviations come in many forms. The 1st order lineal deviation includes vertical deviation (msVD) and horizontal deviation (msHD)....
Ground Improvement Requirements When Working With Sandy Soil Ground Improvement Requirements When Working With Sandy Soil Ground Improvement Requirements When Working With Sandy Soil Ground Improvement Requirements When Working With Sandy Soil

Things to consider are how to deal with flooding issues, regulations concerning excavation and backfill of the site, and potential soil...
The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation The History of Vitrified Clay Pipe in Trenchless Installation

Vitrified clay pipe (VCP) has been in use since ancient Babylon. The material is abrasion-resistant and acidic erosion and...
The Planning Process: How to Prepare for a Trenchless Project The Planning Process: How to Prepare for a Trenchless Project The Planning Process: How to Prepare for a Trenchless Project The Planning Process: How to Prepare for a Trenchless Project

The planning of a trenchless project is similar to that of conventional projects, taking into account geotechnical investigation, project...
Rehabilitating City Water Lines Using Trenchless Technology Rehabilitating City Water Lines Using Trenchless Technology Rehabilitating City Water Lines Using Trenchless Technology Rehabilitating City Water Lines Using Trenchless Technology

Rehabilitating city waterlines via cured-in-place pipe, sliplining, pipe bursting and other trenchless methods fixes tuberculation,...
A Look at Pipe Penetrating Radar A Look at Pipe Penetrating Radar A Look at Pipe Penetrating Radar A Look at Pipe Penetrating Radar

The use of pipe penetrating radar (PPR) helps to determine which areas of pipeline need attention most by way of CIPP, sliplining or pipe...
Common Causes for CIPP Common Causes for CIPP Common Causes for CIPP Common Causes for CIPP

Cured-in-place-pipe, also known as CIPP, is a trenchless method used to fix plumbing problems. CIPP works by inserting a resin-impregnated...