Imagine a surgeon inserting a stent into a heart artery. These stents enable weak arteries to continue flowing normally and prevent the heart from future problems. Much like a stint, a GRP point repair proactive approach provides a structural point repair within a pipe.
When compared to digging or lining an entire pipe, the point repairs No Dig system only repairs areas that require rehabilitation saving time, investments, materials and hours of labour. Cleanflow Environmental Solutions can efficiently make multiple repairs, remain environmentally friendly and may only require as little as one factory trained installer by utilizing trench-less technology. As infrastructure constantly requires maintenance, a point repair is the number one solution for structurally rehabilitating pipes, allowing customers to allocate their time, funds and resources elsewhere.
With Smart Lock, there is finally a better and faster way to install point repairs. This breakthrough product represents the biggest advancement in point repair technology in the past 15 years.
For a long time, all around the world, fiberglass and mechanical ‘No-Dig’ point repairs have been the preferred method for repairing localised faults in pipelines. Existing systems require lengthy curer times, making them labour and equipment intensive. As those expenses continue to increase, contractors and asset owners need a much more cost effective and quicker way to install point repairs.
Smart Lock combines both proven fiberglass and mechanical point repair technologies into one solution. The expandable/locking system is manufactured from the highest grade of 3.16 stainless steel and has an external silicate or epoxy impregnated glass mat. Smart lock has been designed and developed with the installer and asset Owner in mind. With easy installation procedures, taking only around 10 minutes, Smart Lock can be installed into pipe-lines that would traditionally require costly bypass pumping and site management. With increased strength, and with reduced wear compared to traditional point repairs, Smart Lock is the clear first choice when it comes to installing point repairs.