The services which can be undertaken independantly or as part of a larger project include:

Cutting Protruding Laterals

USAGE

  • Lateral pipe connections to mains line are often not constructed very well and protrusions of up to 50mm are common place.

 

HOW WE DO IT

PipeTech has 2 systems that can be used depending on the requirements

  • KRE Robotic cutter
  • Torpedo cutter which is a rotary cutting tool placed in a liner and is largely mechanical

Lateral Cutouts

USAGE

  • After lining or patching over a live lateral connection it is necessary to reinstate the lateral by cutting a hole through the liner or patch

 

HOW WE DO IT

PipeTech has 2 systems that can be used to reinstate lateral connections

  • Robotic cutter
  • Electro-mechanical cutter with specialised heads

Drain Unblocking & Root Cutting

USAGE

  • Due to cracked pipes and joint failure often drains block as a result of root intrusion or protrusions¬† backing up solid material in the pipe.

 

HOW WE DO IT

Drain Unblocking

The methods by which Pipe Technologies Ltd unblock drains are:

Root Cutting

The methods by which Pipe Technologies Ltd cuts roots are:

  • High pressure water blasting similar to that used for unblocking drains can usually cut through small fibrous root systems.
  • If the roots are substantial then Robotic Cutters or Torpedo cutters are used along with either the Electro-Mechanical machine or Water blaster.

CCTV Inspections

USAGE

In order to check our work we utilize a pushrod CCTV camera.

Engineering Consultant

USAGE

Our clients often require PipeTech expertise to help manage their network to best decide where to spend their budgets for best advantage.

HOW DO WE DO IT

  • CCTV inspections of mains and laterals
  • Flow monitoring and Modelling
  • Asset Management
  • Rehabilitation methodology recommendation
  • Project Management