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CIPP Equipment and Materials

1 / Emagineered Solutions THE SHOOTER
THE SHOOTER from Emagineered Solutions is a continuous air-inversion machine for CIPP. Two fast and reliable models are available: the mobile SHOOTER 12 for 6- to 12-inch pipe, with built-in lubrication system and knife gate for after the tail passes, and the trailer-mounted SHOOTER 24 for 15- to 24-inch lines. An optional conversion kit for the SHOOTER 12 inverts 15-inch liners, and one for the SHOOTER 24 inverts 6- to 12-inch liners. A water-cure flange is also available. The new lubrication system includes an oil overspray guard that keeps operators dry. The fully adjustable, structurally reinforced lip seals are robust and available in 4 through 24 inches. 541-504-0416;

2 / HammerHead Trenchless WT212-3D
The WT212-3D wet-out table from HammerHead Trenchless has a three-drive roller system and no-shim gap control that combine to deliver highly accurate and uniform resin saturation for quality CIPP installations. The latest CIPP curing methods, such as LED curing, require consistency in resin depth and saturation. The three-drive design of the unit powers rollers to reduce liner wrinkling. The smooth, automated operation delivers uniform wet-outs time after time. In addition, a quick-locking gap mechanism allows users to calibrate gaps between 5 and 15 mm, with more precision than shim-calibrated designs, to eliminate thickness variations in resin. 800-331-6653;

3 / Pipeline Renewal Technologies SpeedyLight+
SpeedyLight+ from Pipeline Renewal Technologies is an LED-based UV solution for CIPP that cures at speeds ranging from 0.66 to 3.3 feet per minute. Because it’s compatible with felt (as well as invertible glass fiber), it can cure 90-degree bends in lines as small as 4 inches, as well as other challenging geometries like transitions and verticals. Free of styrene and amines (and the associated odor), UV-based cure technologies raise fewer objections from the public and a crew. The single-part vinyl ester resin requires no mixing and eliminates shelf life and working time challenges. It uses LED lamps to cure, drawing half the power of traditional UV technology while providing a more powerful cure. The integrated camera lets operators monitor the curing process in real time for optimal quality control. The highly portable design allows for access from even the most remote sites, curing up to 328 feet of liner in pipe 4 to 12 inches. 866-936-8476;


4 / Applied Felts hybrid liners
Hybrid liners from Applied Felts combine fiberglass reinforcement with traditional felt liner material to provide strong, robust liners. These hybrid liners perform and install in the same manner as nonreinforced liners with the benefit of reduced thickness, delivering significant resin savings and ensuring a close fit and faster install. AquaCure RP, PS and PW fiberglass-reinforced liners provide superior physical and mechanical properties that meet or exceed ASTM and NSF 61 testing standards. Additionally, traditional felt liners come in a variety of coating options for polyurethane, polypropylene or polyethylene. 276-656-1904;

5 / Epoxytec CPP Sprayliner 61
Epoxytec CPP Sprayliner 61 is a two-component, 100% solids, high-build, spray-applied, structural-grade epoxy system. It is formulated specifically for use in potable, drinking water environments (certified ANSI/NSF 61) and utilizes a blended cycloaliphatic curing system for increased chemical resistance and UV tolerance. Similar to standard CPP once cured, this version is packaged conveniently for applicators seeking to spray with heated plural-component equipment. The material can be sprayed for ultrahigh build, up to 1/4 inch per pass. Blended with reinforcing agents and various fibers, the liner when cured creates reinforcement lining as a fiber-reinforced polymer, with high-strength and flexural properties for partially or fully deteriorated structures. 877-463-7699;

6 / MaxLiner Max FLEX 4D 
Max FLEX 4D from MaxLiner provides ease of inversion and a close fit in 4- to 6-inch transitions (while maintaining a thickness of 3 mm), and its specifically designed stitched seam and taped seam is capable of negotiating bends up to 90 degrees with minimal wrinkling. It is a nonwoven needle-punched polyethylene felt liner with an impermeable polyurethane coating. 877-426-5948;

7 / Parson Environmental Products GeoLiner
GeoLiner geopolymer mortar from Parson Environmental Products provides an outstanding bond, corrosion resistance, high strength and low permeability. It is a suitable option for the protection and renewal of large-diameter pipelines and associated structures, tunnels and culverts. Its formulation is a low-carbon-emission, recycled material producing a green, eco-friendly infrastructure rehabilitation product. It is applied using the same tools and equipment the industry has been using for decades. 800-356-9023;

8 / Perma-Liner Industries vertical connection lining system
Perma-Liner Industries’ vertical connection pipe lining system offers a way to approach and repair vertical pipelines in residential and commercial markets, making the process easier in less time. The system cures in one hour using a compact, electric steamer or vacuum pump. The system offers uniform thickness throughout. The host pipe does not need to be dry prior to installation, which lessens the installation and cure time. The materials come in kit form, eliminating measuring and waste, and an experienced crew can easily install five or more per day. 866-336-2568;

9 / Prime Resins PR10
PR10 acrylamide from Prime Resins is a low-viscosity permeation chemical grout that is injected from within the manhole, wicking into the soil outside or used to curtain-grout the exterior. A high-pressure pump injects grout through the manhole wall into the surrounding soil or is injected directly into the surrounding soil, creating an impermeable barrier. The permeation grout doesn’t expand, but rather saturates the soil immediately outside of the manhole (with a desired gel time) that permanently stabilizes the soil and prevents further groundwater penetration. 800-321-7212;

10 / Sealing Systems Infi-Shield
Infi-Shield external seal from Sealing Systems prevents erosion and infiltration in manholes or catch basins. The one-piece molded seal is made from EPDM rubber, has a minimum of 460% elongation and has a reinforced, preformed, L-shaped corner. It can be combined with the Sealing Systems manhole insert to help stop unwanted inflow of rainwater through the manhole cover. The inserts are custom-sized to provide an enhanced fit and seal and are manufactured from ultrahigh-density polyethylene. Both products are inexpensive and simple to install with in-house personnel. 800-478-2054;

11 / The Strong Co. Storm Seal
Storm Seal from The Strong Co. is a solution for structural fatigue and corrosion in stormwater pipes. It provides a system for the rehabilitation of corrugated metal, concrete, or masonry culverts, storm drains, and catch basins to stop inflow, infiltration, and exfiltration and restore structural integrity. It is a high building Type I/II Portland cement-based product blend with pozzolans, masonry sand, alkaline-resistant fiberglass reinforcement and performance-enhancing admixtures used to form a structural monolithic liner covering all interior substrate surfaces. It is centrifugally cast using a mixer, pump and spinner. It may also be sprayed manually. It is specially formulated for stormwater applications and culverts 24 inches in diameter or larger. 800-982-8009;

12 / Trelleborg Pipe Seals Type A
Type A silicate resin from Trelleborg Pipe Seals is suitable for patch repair. The “A” stands for accelerator, based on the high amounts of catalyst that have been added to this custom-formulated resin system. Catalysts activate the components of the resin, making them more susceptible to react with the hardener. The resin can be combined with other Trelleborg silicate resins, such as Type S and W (summer and winter) in the Northern Hemisphere. It increases the speed of the polymerization without jeopardizing the mechanical properties of the cured liner. It also enables customers to adapt the composition of the resin mixture to the ambient temperature. By supplementing this resin with Type A resin, the curing time can become faster. 800-626-2180;


13 / Cusco Sewer Jetter
The Sewer Jetter from Cusco can help perform major cleanups by excavating debris using a 26-foot boom reach and a 600-foot, 3,000 psi jetting system. According to the maker, the jetter is outfitted with quality components and reverse engineered for optimal weight and payload using a superior operator control system. The unit is designed for simple maintenance and features durable and uncomplicated systems to reduce repairs and downtime. It can be paired with a Cusco SJX hydroexcavator to provide a powerful option for handling sewer and waterline maintenance and digging new lines with one piece of equipment. Options include various tank and chassis sizes and can be modified based on customer specifications. 800-490-3541;

14 / Dynablast HV420F-12VRED
The Dynablast HV420F-12VRED hydrovac water heater produces 420,000 Btu with an output temperature of 175 degrees F at 5 gpm, making it suitable for colder climates and improved digging in clay-filled areas. All models come with ETL certification for safety, which also includes certification on the coil for higher efficiency and heat transfer, a stainless steel target plate for increased coil life and a design with serviceability in mind with momentary override control. A 19-by-19-inch footprint makes it suitable for compact installations. 905-867-4642;

15 / Easy Kleen Pressure Systems Wildcat Heaters
Wildcat Heaters high-pressure, oil-fired hot-water/steam heaters and hydraulic pump systems from Easy Kleen Pressure Systems are designed for reliability and efficiency and are install-ready for vacuum trucks and hydroexcavators. A full range of heater options includes dry steam, redundancy packages, Schedule 80 and 160 stainless steel or A53 boiler pipe, fine-tuned temperature and flow-control systems. All coils are manufactured in-house, with CRN boiler-approved coils now available. Heaters can be designed for mounting in a cabinet or supplied as a completed cabinet unit. They are CSA and ETL approved. Hydraulic pumping systems are available. 800-315-5533;

16 / GapVax HV33
Designed to safely transport water and debris in urban areas, the GapVax HV33 is shorter, smaller and more compact than its predecessor. It is 30 feet long overall on a medium-duty chassis and includes a 600-gallon water tank, 6-cubic-yard debris body, 6- or 8-inch top-mounted telescoping boom with a 14- to 17.5-foot reach, 4,000 cfm power and an inverted, full-opening tailgate. 888-442-7829;

17 / HotJet USA Vac ’n Jet Series
The HotJet USA Vac ’n Jet Series of vacuum trailer jetters are rugged and compact; are engineered to haul equipment and spoils loads; and can clean valve boxes and storm drains, and hydroexcavate and/or clean drainlines and sewer lines. They offer hot- and/or cold-water operation with a choice of engine options ranging from 13 to 66 hp and gas or diesel operation. They are equipped with premium triplex pumps, a 500-gallon spoils tank, 200-gallon water tank, Gardner Denver vac/blowers, 4-ton hydraulic dump and centri-clean filter system. They can also be custom engineered and designed to meet specifications. 800-624-8186;

18 / NozzTeq MONRO-JET
The MONRO-JET hydroexcavation nozzle from NozzTeq combines the power of a solid-stream pencil jet with the large coverage of a fan jet. An orbital design increases performance at a lower gallons-per-minute rate and pressures as high as 36,250 psi, allowing the operator to move faster when hydroexcavating and cleaning surfaces or sewer lines. It can be used for other types of surface cleaning such as concrete, steel, castings and large surface areas including line removal from runways. It can be modified for internal cleaning of sewers and pipes of all types. 866-620-5915;

19 / Ramvac by Sewer Equipment HX-12
The HX-12 hydroexcavator from Ramvac by Sewer Equipment has a 12-yard debris tank and a temperature-controlled environmental chamber that contains the entire water system, including water tanks. A directional discharge system allows the operator to off-load debris back into the excavation site when finished, without the mess of dumping the tank. This system also allows operators to blow any obstructions out of the dig hose. It includes a long-range wireless remote, NEMA 4 electrical system, a 900,000 Btu water boiler and a three-stage cyclonic filtration system. The standard 4,400 cfm blower delivers fuel economy. It is available with a RamAir air excavation system touting a 185 cfm at 150 psi air compressor for when the operator can’t risk adding water to the problem area. 877-735-4640;

20 / Rival Hydrovac T7
The T7 hydrovac from Rival Hydrovac is a road-legal unit engineered to work primarily in urban settings. It offers a 7-cubic-yard debris body, 800-gallon freshwater storage, and hoist and pressure-off off-loading capabilities that allow it to pressure loads into other vessels, vehicles or tanks in minutes. Its Raptorlock dump door system allows the door to hold a seal under vacuum or pressure without the use of manual wing nuts. It comes with a Robuschi Robox enclosed blower system, 12-volt boiler system, 14 gpm water system and full winterization package, full-rotation 6-inch boom extendable to 20 feet, and an Aarcomm remote system that controls the boom, water, and vacuum and displays real-time truck weight. Its full safety package includes a safety railing atop the truck, engineered D-ring tie-offs and boom cradle sensors to prevent driving with the boom deployed. 403-550-7997;

21 / Soil Surgeon hydroexcavating tool
The Soil Surgeon hydroexcavating tool fits any sewer combination truck equipped with a telescoping 6- or 8-inch boom. The tool has a 1-inch water connection. The operator controls water pressure and power through truck controls. It has a 6-foot Tuff Tube with handles to guide the unit down for potholing or side to side for trenching. Six jets boring inward cut the soil, while six boring outward bring the tube down. 949-363-1401;

22 / Super Products Mud Dog
The Mud Dog hydroexcavator from Super Products is designed for operator convenience and consistent performance in the harshest environments. It is available with an air excavation option, which allows the operator to always choose the best application, water or air, for the job. It is available with 12- or 16-yard debris capacity. Each model comes standard with tilt ejection unloading, which provides a safe dumping solution, and is equipped with a rear-mounted boom that can reach 27 feet and has 335-degree rotation. 800-837-9711;

23 / Suttner America 1/2-inch Inline Hydro Excavation Spray Gun
The 1/2-inch Inline Hydro Excavation Spray Gun from Suttner America has a horizontal flow-through design and an impact-resistant trigger guard. It offers flow ratings up to 16 gpm and pressure ratings up to 3,200 psi. 800-831-0660;

24 / Tornado Global Hydrovacs F4 ECOLITE
The F4 ECOLITE from Tornado Global Hydrovacs has a 12-cubic-yard mud tank and holds 1,550 gallons of freshwater. The unit is more than 7,000 pounds lighter than the company’s older models and offers more than double the payload. The boom has a 342-degree rotation and a 26-foot reach. The smaller F3 ECOLITE is a 10-cubic-yard, 1,250-gallon tandem-axle unit that also more than doubles older payload capacities. It features an 8-inch boom and a 3,800 cfm blower. 715-441-7157;

25 / TRUVAC by Vactor Paradigm
Designed for utility, municipal and contractor customers involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of underground water, sewer, gas, electric and telecommunications lines, the Paradigm subcompact vacuum excavator from TRUVAC by Vactor can dig holes with water or air; vacuum, contain and dispose of drill mud; power pneumatic, hydraulic or electrical tools; and provide transport and storage of replacement parts, equipment and tools. The truck’s Park-n-Dig design minimizes time between job site arrival and excavation, including the ability to dig up to 6 feet without additional pipe and hose. The air compressor powers utility tools such as jackhammers and tampers. The truck offers tool storage space, including a long-handle toolbox. The truck can tow up to 20,000 pounds. 800-627-3171;

26 / Vacall AllExcavate
Vacall AllExcavate hydroexcavators include AllSmartFlow smart controls that help to conserve water during high-performance jet/vac digging around utilities and waterlines or while cleaning frac tanks and vessels. Single-engine efficiency helps conserve fuel and reduce emissions. It has a high-pressure water system with rheostat control to vary water volume and capacity output. A heated compartment protects the water system components against freezing. Its water tanks are made of high-quality aluminum for extra strength. Large, galvanized steel debris tanks are also available. A single control is used to open, close and lock the tailgate. It has double-cyclone filtration with a simplified design to reduce maintenance, extend performance and increase working life. Its rear-mounted boom front-loads debris. It is available with a cold-weather package. 800-382-8302;

27 / Vector Technologies Mudslinger
The Mudslinger line of compact trailer-mounted hydroexcavation vacuums from Vac-Con, in cooperation with Vector Technologies, have multiple Tier 4 diesel and gas engine options, with an 1,190 cfm, 16-inch Hg positive displacement blower, and come with a 535- or 845-gallon debris tank with 55-degree hydraulic dump hoist and a hydraulic door. The water system is 4 gpm at 4,000 psi with 50 feet of 3/8-inch hose and comes with a 225- or 325-gallon HDPE water tank. A 9-foot boom with 24 inches of hydraulic extension, hydraulic up/down and 270 degrees of manual rotation is also available. It is mounted on a heavy-duty welded tube steel trailer. 800-832-4010;

28 / Westech Vac Systems Wolf
The Wolf noncode hydrovac truck from Westech Vac Systems is suitable for oil and gas customers working in extreme conditions. The debris body is positioned on the optimal chassis location to ensure the payload is proportionately distributed across all axles, maximizing legal payload for customers and improving operational efficiency. The side-mounted water tanks reduce the weight by more than 40%, lowering the overall cost of the truck. The 1,500-gallon capacity ensures ample water for large or remote jobs. A top-mounted, no-touch water fill system is easily accessible from the passenger side of the vehicle. The debris body is lifted using a telescoping, dual-acting hydraulic cylinder capable of 36,000 pounds of force. When fully extended, the debris body exceeds a 45-degree dump angle for fast and efficient off-loading. To help the off-loading process, a heavy-duty, hydraulically powered tank vibrator is mounted to the belly of the debris body. 780-955-3030;

Manhole Rehabilitation Products

29 / Cretex Specialty Products LSS Internal Manhole Chimney Seal 
The LSS Internal Manhole Chimney Seal from Cretex Specialty Products is a high-performance, watertight mechanical seal installed on the frame and grade ring sections of sanitary sewer manholes. These seals eliminate and prevent manhole frame-chimney inflow. During wet weather and snowmelt, clearwater enters manholes through deteriorated or broken frame-chimney joints. This deterioration can be caused by frost heave, soil movement, traffic loading, thermal expansion and contraction of the surrounding pavement, and poor or antiquated construction methods. Each seal is made up of an EPDM sleeve and type 304 stainless steel expansion bands, and it can be easily removed and reinstalled to allow for future manhole adjustments. It has a 50-year design life and is available in four widths, allowing complete chimney coverage of up to 24 vertical inches with a single seal. 800-345-3764;

The SPiDER scanner from CUES can calculate its position in the manhole shaft by using its sensor data to measure its incremental motion instead of the payout cable. It weighs less than 30 pounds and can be hand-carried to easements or other previously difficult-to-access sites. This wireless portability is possible because the processing computer and battery supply are built into the scanner. It collects millions of 3D measurements during each manhole inspection, so the manhole can be measured to better than 5 mm accuracy. The point cloud can be used to evaluate the structural changes in a manhole before and after rehab. It also provides live-video stream and recorded MPG video, making it an ideal wireless tool for inflow and infiltration studies. 800-327-7791;

31 / Duke’s Root Control Razorooter II 
Diquat-based Razorooter II root control herbicide from Duke’s Root Control is registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for controlling nuisance tree roots in sanitary sewer collections systems. It kills roots and eliminates mainline stoppages caused by live tree roots. 800-447-6687;

32 / InfoSense Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool
The Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool, or SL-RAT, from InfoSense can be used to screen 6- to 18-inch gravity-fed sewers for blockages. Results from over 120 million feet of screening show that 65% to 90% of pipes in the average utility do not need to be cleaned. This allows users to prioritize cleaning resources to areas that need it. With the capability to assess 10,000 to 20,000 feet per day, acoustic inspection can be a suitable preliminary screening tool. It requires no flow contact and is GPS-enabled. A full standard practice for using acoustic technology can be found in the ASTM Guide (F3220-17, Standard Practice for Prioritizing Sewer Pipe Cleaning Operations by Using Transmissive Acoustic Inspection). 877-747-3245;

33 / LMK Technologies CIPMH
The CIPMH (cured-in-place manhole) solution from LMK Technologies is a one-piece, resin-saturated liner designed to reduce I&I and renew structural defects in a variety of manhole configurations and sizes, including barrel sections, as well as eccentric and concentric cones constructed of brick and mortar, precast or cinder block. This one-size-fits-most, reinforced and stretchable liner is engineered to resist traffic loading and freeze-thaw cycles while creating a corrosion-resistant lining. Available for chimney or full-depth manhole rehabilitation projects, the ASTM F3033-compliant, vacuum-impregnated liner is pressed against the existing manhole by a pressurized bladder until the thermoset resins have cured ambiently, typically within two hours. 815-433-1275;

Pipeline Rehabilitation/Lining

34 / Aries Industries test and seal grouting system
The test and seal grouting system from Aries Industries reduces setup time and provides efficient hands-on control to quickly seal leaking joints. Grout — pumped to a leaking joint — flows through the leak, sealing the surrounding soil to form an impenetrable barrier. Sixty-gallon tanks and continuous-duty mixers provide high volume to seal large voids. Reels for fast deployment and retrieval, as well as high-power winches, quickly move the packer from joint to joint for high productivity. The unit’s 800 feet of color-coded hose allows long runs. The truck comes with a bench, storage and room to work. The operator tests and seals the joints while working in the control room, where test data and the sealing process are easily viewed, recorded and logged. 800-234-7205;

35 / Enz USA Golden Jet Impact Drilling Cutters
Golden Jet Impact Drilling Cutters from Enz USA are designed to remove stubborn deposits like concrete and injection cement, as well as calcareous and mineral deposits. In many cases, the use of a percussion milling cutter is the only alternative to digging up pipes under foundations or roads. It can also cut out dropped liners and prep for a reline job. Cutters range from 4- to 24-inch pipe diameters. They come with tungsten carbide and/or diamond-tipped teeth, and they work with the percussion system of 600 to 3,000 impulses per minute and up to 12 tons of impact force. All impact drilling cutters can be operated without impacts by means of a simple mechanical changeover. They are now available in 8- to 10-inch sizes for use with recycled water. 877-362-8721;

36 / Infrastructure Repair Systems point repair system
The point repair system from Infrastructure Repair Systems is a no-dig, ambient cure, permanent solution to repair any size pipe with minimal interruption of service. The complete, user-friendly point repair kit includes an easy-to-wrap sewn fiberglass and felt liner that stays in place and creates a permanent watertight seal without O-rings. Point repair kits are made to specified lengths, size and thickness, along with custom transition and elbow kits. It stops root infiltration and seals cracks, leaks and holes without any shrink or creep over time. It is available in four liner options with premeasured epoxy formulated for summer or winter environments. 877-327-4216;

37 / Petersen Products DrainJet-Pro  
The DrainJet-Pro drain flusher from Petersen Products may be used with high-pressure jetters or use the Standard DrainJet with standard water pressure. It is flexible for navigating bends, and you can attach a cap to make it a pipe plug. It’s able to plug the pipe as well as flush prevents backflow of water and debris. The flusher is constructed of heavy-duty specially treated industrial fabric. Standard sizes are 1.3 to 6 inches. 800-926-1926;

Reinstatement Cutter

38 / Sewer Robotics SR-SERIES HA125
The Sewer Robotics SR-SERIES HA125 is a powerful, self-propelled, lateral reinstatement cutter that fits relined 6-inch pipes easily. The robot’s durable body is only 4 inches in diameter and made out of stainless steel. The cutter motor delivers 5.4 hp, while its design allows for a long lifetime and easy refurbishment in 5 minutes in the field. The 8-inch ram lift and 90-degree pivoting of the cutter are both actuated by hydropneumatic cylinders to combine the best of both worlds with precisely controlled and very strong movements without complicated hydraulics going through the robot. It offers camera visibility, a lens cleaner, and precise and operator-friendly controls. The robot is compatible with other water jet cutting and UV patching modules, and it comes as mobile kit or vehicle installed. 717-658-4532;


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