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Urethanes - Hydrophilic Files

Magazine Article: Slipping Through the Cracks

Published Year: 2006

  • Sustainability, cost-effectiveness and public disruption are all major concerns when a municipality attacks a community-wide problem, especially when that problem concerns water and sewer pipelines.

Reports on the Longevity and Effectiveness of Chemical Grouting of Sewers

Published Year: 2005

  • This brochure is intended to document that chemical grouting is effective and long lasting. The case studies contained herein have been taken from numerous engineering and municipal publications.

2003 DFI/Geo-Institute Paper: Irreversible Changes in the Grouting Industry Caused by Polyurethane Grouting

Published Year: 2003

  • An Overview of 30 Years of Polyurethane Grouting

Magazine Article: Stopping Infiltration with Chemical Grouting

Published Year: 2003

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency credits manholes with contributing as much as 40 percent of infiltration into sewer systems.

Magazine Article: Sewage Pouring into Lakes, Streams

Published Year: 2002

  • SSO 700 is an unremarkable spot. Just a pipe, hidden by trees and brush, emptying into Mill Creek near downtown Cincinnati.

News: Working at Ground Zero

Published Year: 2002

  • As the recovery and rebuilding of New York City continues, new problems and challenges continue to present themselves at Ground Zero.

Magazine Article: Lateral Grouting in South Fayette Township

Published Year: 2000

  • South Fayette Township Municipal Authority (SFMA) serves the Township of South Fayette (population 13,500) located in the southwestern portion of Allegheny County, PA

Flyer: We Stopped a River with Chemical Grout!

Published Year: 2000

  • When they designed our 300,000 square-foot office building, the engineers knew it would be built over an underground river. After all, the river has been there for at least 20,000 years, but they thought the flow would stop in the dry season.

Brochure: Chemical Grout Stops Leaks in Concrete Structures. Permanently.

Published Year: 2000

  • Leaks in concrete structures keep coming back unless they are permanently sealed with chemical grout.

Magazine Article: Chemical Grout Maintains Trenchless Popularity, Viability

Published Year: 1999

  • The use of chemical grout, the original trenchless method, continues to grow, year after year. Both awareness and sales are up significantly over five years ago, industry statistics show.

Case Study: Borough of Downington Stops Infiltration (1999)

Published Year: 1999

  • Like most towns or cities with public sewer systems, Downingtown was experiencing high amounts of inflow and infiltration (I & I).

Magazine Article: Chemical Grout Stops Leaks

Published Year: 1998

  • Since its development in the early 1950s, chemical grout has been used to stop water movement through soils in mines, earthen dams, and excavation sites. It is also extremely effective in stopping leaks in buried structures.

Case Study: Leaks Stopped in Airport Tunnel

Published Year: 1998

  • At George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston, TX), the physical plant is connected to the passenger terminals by a tunnel. Cracks had developed in the ceiling of the tunnel, and by summer 1997, water was pouring into the tunnel and onto the pipes.

Magazine Article: How to be Assured of a Quality Grout Project

Published Year: 1996

  • Chemical grout has been used successfully for more than 30 years to stop leaks in sewer systems. However, not all installations have been equally successful.

Case Study: Grouting Saves Effluent Pipeline and Maintains Plant Operations

Published Year: 1996

  • During a routine facility inspection at a major West Coast paper plant in Canada, a small leak appeared near the shoreline where an underground 42-inch fiberglass reinforced plastic pipe carried effluent to diffusers in the ocean.