Performance Liner® Lateral Lining System for Renewing Lateral Sewer Pipes
The Performance Liner® Lateral System is a unique cured in-place process that allows the installer the freedom to position the liner anywhere in the pipe by inverting through a cleanout. The liner can be directed either upstream or downstream using LMK’s patented guide shoe. In addition, this versatile system is capable of being installed in pipes under foundations, inside walls or in vertical applications. LMK’s Lateral Lining system is truly a no dig situation for renewing lateral pipes since the entire process can be completed through a cleanout. Gasket sealing O-rings are placed at the upstream and downstream ends of the liner providing a verifiable, non-leaking lateral liner that is compatible with all types of piping.
LMK’s lateral liners also include compressible material at the upstream end of the liner, producing a smooth tapered transition to the old pipe. This process renews laterals from 4-8 inches in diameter in continuous lengths up to 130 feet. Inversion tanks come in two sizes (36 inch or 18 inch) and are equipped with a camera port so the lateral liner can be visually inspected under pressure for proper placement prior to the liner being cured.
Standard practice for rehabilitation of existing pipelines and conduits by the inversion and curing of a resin-impregnated tube.
Significance and Use
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This practice is for use by designers and specifiers, regulatory agencies, owners, and inspection organizations who are involved in the rehabilitation of conduits through the use of a resin-impregnated tube inverted through the existing conduit. As for any practice, modifications may be required for specific job conditions.
This practice describes the procedures for the reconstruction of pipelines and conduits (4 to 108-in. diameter) by the installation of a resin-impregnated, flexible tube which is inverted into the existing conduit by use of a hydrostatic head or air pressure. The resin is cured by circulating hot water or introducing controlled steam within the tube. When cured, the finished pipe will be continuous and tight-fitting. This reconstruction process can be used in a variety of gravity and pressure applications such as sanitary sewers, storm sewers, process piping, electrical conduits, and ventilation systems.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see 7.4.2.
2. Referenced Documents
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D3567 Practice for Determining Dimensions of Fiberglass (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting Resin) Pipe and Fittings
D3839 Guide for Underground Installation of Fiberglass (Glass-FiberReinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pipe
D543 Practices for Evaluating the Resistance of Plastics to Chemical Reagents
D5813 Specification for Cured-In-Place Thermosetting Resin Sewer Piping Systems
D638 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
D790 Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
D903 Test Method for Peel or Stripping Strength of Adhesive Bonds
E797 Practice for Measuring Thickness by Manual Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Contact Method
F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems
Resin-impregnated tube; Resins; Sewer pipe (thermoplastic); Thermosetting plastic pipe/tubing/fittings; Steel pipe; Styrene; Underground installation-water supply/distribution systems; Water supply/distribution systems; Bypassing; Conduit joining system; Conduits; Curing (in pipeline/conduit rehabilitation); Drainage materials/systems; Drain/waste/vent (DWV)-thermoplastics; Epoxy resin pipe fittings; Epoxy resins; Gravity sewer pipe; Inspection; Inversion; Land drainage piping systems; Nonpressure piping; Polybutylene (PB) pipe; Polyethylene (PE) conduit; Polyethylene (PE) pipe; Poly(vinyl chloride)(PVC) conduits; Pressure pipelines/piping systems; Rehabilitation-sewerlines; Reinforced thermosetting-resin pipe (RTRP); ICS Number Code 23.040.20 (Plastic pipes)
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