Chemically Activated Gel Files

NASSCO/ICGA Spec: Suggested Standard Specification with Solution Grouts

Various Grouting Professionals NASSCO-ICGA 2014

  • Suggested Standard Specification for Pressure Testing and Grouting of Sewer Pipe Joints, Laterals and Lateral Connections Using the Packer Method with Solution Grouts

Case Study: Blocking Artesian Flows

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • This 440- foot earth and rock- fill dam is located in a deep canyon along the Deschutes River in Oregon on a foundation of Pelton basalt, created by a series of lava flows.

Case Study: Bracing Crumbling Dock

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • An eight-year-old loading and mooring dock, 1600 feet long, at Sept Iles was showing distress. It had been constructed by driving sheet piling then placing a heavy rockfill as a base.

Case Study: Controlling Seepage During Shaft Sinking

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • In order to reach newly discovered lead deposits, St. Joseph Leak Company had to sink large diameter deep shafts through permeable Lamotte Sandstone carrying ground water at high pressures.

Case Study: Grouting River Beds for Dam Corewall Construction

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • A high earth- fill dam was being constructed across the Grijalva River. After diversion of the river, seepage was still occurring through the riverbed sands.

Case Study: Stabilizing Soil for Construction Tunnels

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • In this project, two 12- foot diameter by 270- foot long tunnels were to be driven beneath thirteen sets of live railroad tracks on the property of the New York Central, New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railroads.

Case Study: Sealing Leaks in a Dry Dock

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Fitzroy Dry Dock, the oldest in Australia, was constructed in the days of sailing ships. Time and water pressure had eroded some of the jointing material, and sea water was entering the dock in a number of places.

Case Study: Shutting Off Seepage at Missile Silo

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Excavation had progressed 80 feet at this missile installation when water seepage became a problem.

Case Study: Sealing Sandstone to Permit Shaft Sinking

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • In one of the deepest drilling operations in British coal mining history, plans called for the sinking of two 3,000-foot shafts, one to be used as a main coal-hoist shaft with skips, the other to house a conventional cage hoist.

Case Study: Constructing Grout Curtain for Dam

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • The Columbia River Valley at the dam site is a wide canyon dividing the Columbia Plateau on the east from the Entiat Mountains on the west.

Long-Term Performance of Grouting Around a Flood Control Bulkhead in Shoals, Indiana

Avanti 2006

  • The long-term performance of the end-product is more important. For this reason, we have re-visited an 18-year-old mine grouting project that took place to prevent the flooding of a gypsum mine in Shoals, Indiana.

Magazine Article: Driving Down I/I

Joe Hastreiter Municipal Sewer & Water 2006

  • CIPP lining and grouting of lateral connections proves to be a sound formula for tightening sewers in Graettinger, Iowa

Magazine Article: Comprehensive, Pro-Active Grouting Program Produces Dramatic Reduction of Wastewater Volume and Treatment Costs

Avanti Underground Construction 2006

  • Sewer system management in Newtown, PA credits use of a new, comprehensive, pro-active chemical grouting program rehabilitation by minimizing infiltration from pipe and joint failure.

NASSCO Times: ICGA Completes First Grout Boot Camp

Dick Schantz, Aries Industries NASSCO Times 2006

  • The International Chemical Grout Association (ICGA) of NASSCO completed the first grout operator training school. Dubbed “Grout Boot Camp”.

White Paper: Two Dimensional Model Study on Infiltration Control at a Lateral Pipe Joint Using Acrylamide Grout

H. Gurkan Ozgurel, H.A. Gonzalez, and C. Vipulanandan Pipelines 2005 2005

  • In this study, A table top lateral joint model was used to investigate grout movement through soil, when sealing sewer pipe leaks at lateral joints by grouting.
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