Any PVC or PE lining section could impede the pipe bursting
A line was floated down the existing sewer line to attach to the cable line of the pipe bursting
system's eight-ton winch, which was set up with its downrigger section lowered into the manhole 370 ft from the entry point.
When the GRO first spied the bursting
pulsar, it detected 140 powerful bursts of high-energy X rays in a single day.
While used for more than 40 years, guidelines for pipe bursting
technology are still needed.
As a contractor that has field experience with pipe bursting
of both water and sewer as well as static and pneumatic processes of pipes from two--24-inches, I have seen first-hand what real time decision making can do towards the success and the profit and loss of a project.
Myth #2: Pipe bursting
should only be used when the pipe CANNOT be excavated.
Although many aspects of utility construction, including pipe bursting
, cannot predict an exact scope of impact: tools to manage such an occurance are available through proper desing and risk management.
First and foremost when considering any pipe bursting
project, it is important to identify the type of material of the existing pipeline.
The IPBA recognizes two primary types of pipe bursting
: "static pipe bursting
" and "pneumatic pipe bursting
Specialist Eddie Ward from trenchless equipment manufacturer TT Technologies, Aurora, IL, the acceptance of lateral pipe bursting
has been a long time coming.