Hydrophobic Files

Article: World Record 42-in. Cast Iron Gas Main CIPL Rehabilitation - Project of the Year Runner Up

Trenchless Technology Trenchless Technology 2020

  • A world record was established for the cured-in-place lining (CIPL) of a 573 lf, 42-in., high-pressure cast-iron (CI) gas main leaking under Garden State Parkway at Central Avenue Bridge in East Orange New Jersey

2020 Avanti Product Catalog

2020

  • 2020 Avanti Product Catalog - Acrylics, Polyurethanes, Epoxies, Cements, Injectors and Accessories and Pumps

2018 ICRI Paper: Leak Mitigation of Dynamic Cracks

Charlie Lerman ICRI 2018

  • Concrete will crack – that is a fact.However, since concrete constantly shrinks, expands, and often leaks, the use of a flexible polyurethane resin to permanently seal active water leaks is the optimum choice to create a water-free environment.

2003 DFI/Geo-Institute Paper: Irreversible Changes in the Grouting Industry Caused by Polyurethane Grouting

Alex Naudts DFI/Geo-Institute of the A.S.C.E 2003

  • An Overview of 30 Years of Polyurethane Grouting

White Paper: Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout

Britt N. Babcock, PE, Director, Geotechnical Division Avanti 2013

  • Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout: Which One to Use, When, and Why. A White Paper providing guidance to the Geotechnical Community

Comparison of Chemical Grout Properties: Which Grout Can Be Used Where and Why?

David Magill and Richard Berry Paper Presented at Geo-Denver 2007 2006

  • This paper is about the current uses of chemical grouts, the economics of product use, and a discussion of where specific products within a category can be used.

Flyer: Stops Leaks in Concrete Structures

Avanti 2011

  • Avanti International chemical grouts can stop leaks in: cracks or joints, precast structures, dams and reservoirs, mines and tunnels, and manholes.

Technical Manual: Variable Pressure Application Technique (V-PAT)

Avanti 2014

  • Variable Pressure Application Technique (V-PAT) for repair of water leakage through concrete

NASSCO Tech Tips: Curtain Grouting Manholes and Underground Structures

Daniel Magill NASSCO 2010

  • Picture this: You’re standing in a brick manhole that is 50 years old and leaking extensively all around you. You’ve already been working for over an hour and for every leak you stop, several new leaks pop up. Now what?

Magazine Article: Stopping Infiltration with Chemical Grouting

Steve Henning Trenchless Technology 2003

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency credits manholes with contributing as much as 40 percent of infiltration into sewer systems.

Brochure: Chemical Grout Stops Leaks in Concrete Structures. Permanently.

Avanti 2000

  • Leaks in concrete structures keep coming back unless they are permanently sealed with chemical grout.

Magazine Article: Sewage Pouring into Lakes, Streams

Tom Vandenbrook USA Today 2002

  • SSO 700 is an unremarkable spot. Just a pipe, hidden by trees and brush, emptying into Mill Creek near downtown Cincinnati.