9/13/2023 - #8830:Full Circumferential Pipe Repair Methods: on 2" to 30" Watermain Breaks, Splits, Leaks, Bell Joint Repair
A significant number of repairs (over 60% of all repairs) are performed with a full circumferential pipe repair clamp, with most repairs being performed on 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12-inch diameter ranges. Leaks may be associated with corrosion, pipe impact, freezing, stress, improper bedding, inferior material, and age. The process to repair various types of pipe involves an analysis of the damage, and selecting the best and most cost-effective repair method while minimizing the interruption of service. As part of a comprehensive discussion concerning pipe, many aspects of the repair process must be reviewed. This includes consideration for the open-cut repair, the use of coupling and a repair pipe section, use pipe repair clamps, or various other types of devices. A review of repair methodology will include types of products used, sizing of such products, the installation of various product types, repair challenges (such as a cracked bell or a running split), and problems that may be encountered during the repair process.
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