The latest techniques and technologies enable existing pipework to be renovated without having to use traditional excavation methods. Repairs are achieved by inserting a specialist liner into an existing pipe, with the liner cured in place to form a permanent repair.
Section lining is used when the drain is damaged along its length. A whole section of damaged pipework could be re-lined by insertion of a lining ‘sock’ impregnated with a special resin. The result is a new fibre reinforced pipe within the old damaged pipe.
Local Lining would be used to permanently produce a high quality repair in a localised area. Fibre glass mat patches are applied with an epoxy resin, placed in position and left to cure.
We recommend re-lining pipework where: