Contractors expect equipment they can depend upon. Trenchless Equipment (TE) has worked closely with contractors designing its equipment. TE makes sure its equipment is durable and minimizes downtime for expensive repairs. TE designs its equipment with contractors in mind. The closed cable system is designed to prevent the wire rope from popping out of the…

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Duct Rodder

The Duct Rodder is an important tool to simplify your pipe replacement project. The duct rodder was originally designed to fish electrical wire behind walls and overhead ceilings. Over time it has been adapted to work with the telecommunication, water, gas and sewer pipelines. The rodder is a flexible fiberglass cable that allows the user…

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How to replace small drain pipes

Pipe Bursting machines may use 70 tons or more of pulling force to install a municipal sewer or water main. During a pipe replacement project, the polyethylene (HDPE) pipe may stretch. This stretching can be due to friction. Ground conditions may force the old pipe to put pressure onto the HDPE pipe. Friction may also…

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How to replace small drain pipes

Trenchless Equipment’s Pipe Bursting machines utilize High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipe to replace or repair underground sewer and water pipelines. HDPE pipe is flexible and forgiving. HDPE can be flexed into nearly a 180 degree bend in order to be turned away from picture windows, enter basements and flex around walls and doorways. It still…

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Asbestos Concrete Pipe

Trenchless Equipment recently spoke to the City of Sunnyvale in California in order to assist a client who was replacing an Asbestos Concrete (AC) Pipe. The city said that if the client was to proceed by pipe bursting the line, then the city recommended using a snap cutter to remove the section of AC pipe…

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