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The Science Behind Geopolymers

April 2012 The use of centrifugally-applied, cementitious mortar systems have found their niche as a cost-effective and efficient way of pipe rehabilitation. The rehabilitation method has come up with recent exciting advancements such as improved lining material and precision tactics. With the new development and introduction of advanced geopolymers, the...
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Creation of Advanced CIPP in Response to Environmental Concerns

May 2012 Over the last few years, the demand for sustainable solutions within the pipeline industry has increased. Regulators are searching for more "green" solutions in replacement of the outdated, mediocre pipeline repairs. The new regulations are being implemented throughout the country. The Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act...
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CIPP Gravity Upgrades Outfall Sewer in Michigan

December 2010 What does a municipality do when its current wastewater outfall sewer is rapidly reaching its capacity and approaching the end of its life cycle? That was the challenge faced by the City of Center Line, Michigan in 2008. The City and its engineering consultant, Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick...
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Geopolymer mortar system in the U.S. Army

September 2016 In September 2016, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center and Fort Bragg's Directorate of Public Works hosted a demonstration for a new geopolymer mortar liner system at Simmons Army Airfield, North Carolina.  Similar to IPR's EcoCast geopolymer mortar rehabilitation solution, the geopolymer lining can be centrifugally...
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