WITH MEASURABLE RESULTS
Clearing Out Tuberculation & Installing 29 Seals
HydraTite® (Internal Joint Seal System)
An aging water line in Louisiana raised the concern of eventually losing pressure. A preventative solution was needed to prevent the joints from becoming compromised in this 48” pipeline.
Standard-wide HydraTite Internal Pipe Joint Seals were ordered to extend the water line’s service life.
Tuberculation had formed in the pipe and this buildup had to be scrapped off of the interior surface of the pipe near the joints. Once the tuberculation was cleaned up the rubber seals were put in place and the retaining bands were used to lock the rubber in position over the joint. Finally, the HydraTite seals were air tested to ensure that the installation was a success. 29 HydraTite seals were installed in 4 days.
HydraTite extended the service life of this waterline by eliminating leaks. This installation will outlast grout for many years.