Here's a short video of our recent visit to the Ifat expo 2016 in Munich. In this video, we tour the Harke, Brawoliner, Picote and MC Chemicals stand. We also have an exclusive look at Picote's latest power plus milling machine.
Brawoliner has produced a new inversion drum primarily for installing vertical liners and steam curing. The price is to be announced but this little drum is bound to be a hit.
The smallest BRAWOLINER® to date. For in-house rehabilitation In the past, defective flush-mounted small diameter pipes had to be repaired in open cut replacement. BRAWOLINER® is proud to announce a special liner for the rehabilitation of DN 50 sanitary pipes; for example from the shower to the wash basin, drain pipelines in the kitchen or industrial areas can now be rehabilitated easily with BRAWOLINER® DN 50. The seamless liner has the same product characteristics as the proven BRAWOLINER. It can be installed with a minimum pressure and up to 90 ° bends. As usual, the installation takes place with the inversion drum and an additional reduction nozzle.Read More
AES Kilroot Power Station (KPS), near Carrickfergus, some 12 miles northeast of Belfast, is an oil and coal burning power station that produces around one third of Northern Ireland’s electricity. Being such an important power generator for the area, however, the current facility must be kept at its best efficiency and operational performance at all times. As part of the ongoing maintenance work to ensure this performance is achieved, a CCTV survey of the existing 420 mm diameter, steel, sea water pipelines which have been in use for over 30 years was undertaken. The survey showed signs of severe encrustation and corrosion, with, in places, up to 30% of the pipe cross section being obstructed. Corrosion had also removed a length of approximately 7.0 m in the invert of one pipe and there were also numerous small holes throughout the length of the pipes which allowed the ingress of water in the form of jets and seepage.Read More
The rehabilitation of lateral connection pipes and service drains with in-built changes in diameter sometimes presents a major challenge for many existing rehabilitation technologies. Given the occurrence of such pipe structures, there has for some time been a need for a liner system that can accommodate such diameter fluctuations during the installation process without the need to excavate to access the diameter change location or design a liner with the diameter change in the ‘right position’ before installation. This is particularly the case where, in one single pipe length, large increases in diameter exist, for example from DN 100 to DN 150. The new BRAWOLINER® 3D liner system was developed especiallyRead More
Since 2004 Bell Services Ltd, the Dyno Rod franchise holder for the Channel Island of Jersey, has been using the German-manufactured Brawoliner® system, from KOB (Karl Otto Braun KG) of Wolfstein, for the lining of deteriorated pitch fibre and vitrified clayware foul and surface water pipes across the island. Some 2,000 m of Brawoliner® has been installed over the last 3 years in either 100 mm (4”) diameter, 150 mm (6”) diameter, with some 200 mm (9”) diameter installations. Clients have included The States of Jersey Public Services, Education Sport & Culture (local schools), Health & Social Services (General Hospital) and Housing Departments as well as Public Houses and Residential Homes and numerous properties across the island. The work has been undertaken in close association with CJ Kelly Associated Ltd, an independent specialist sewer renovation consultant and KOB’s technical representative the UK and Éire.Read More
The 5 Star Dromoland Castle Hotel, located about 6 miles north of the town of Shannon in the west of Ireland, is renowned as a magnificent example of Renaissance architecture having been built in the 16th century and is recognised as one of Irelands premier castle resort hotels. Out of doors, the facility offers a championship golf course, fishing, horse riding, clay shooting, and many more active pursuits and the castle is often used as a base to explore the surrounding area from Bunratty to the Burrren or the Cliffs of Moher, all of which are within easy driving distance.Read More
Available online or direct from Sewer Centre, the PatchBox™ kit comprises an application system for 100 mm and 150 mm diameter pipes including (to order): a Glass Fibre mat cut to the customers specification and size; the appropriate resin requirements in two separate storage bottles; a 100/150mm by 1.5 m Sava lateral inflatable Packer; a Locking inflation coupling; a Heavy duty eye bolt and stainless steel extension with brass adapter to connect to drain rods; a Heavy duty hand pump; an Inflation Controller complete with safety valve and fail safe regulator; a 30 m inflation hose with locking self sealing couplings; and a Check Gauge to monitor pressure in the Packer whilst the repair is curing.Read More
In mid-February 2006, Thames Water plc, one of the United Kingdom’s main water companies, and Karl Otto Braun (KOB), along with its U.K. renovation technology consultant CJ Kelly Associates Ltd., undertook a strictly controlled test to establish Brawoliner’s capacity to handle installation conditions including significant infiltration. The test, while being promoted by Thames Water, has been designed, in conjunction with most U.K. water companies, to establish the relative performance of different lining systems in resisting:Read More
The Channel Island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands and lies in the Bay of Mont St. Michel off the coast of France. Since 2000, Bell Services Ltd., the island’s Dyno Rod franchise holder, has been lining drains across the island, initially using polyester based resin liners on mains of 100- and 150-mm diameter along with a few pipes of 225-mm diameter and one of 400-mm diameter. The company undertakes drainage work for municipal, commercial and domestic customers.Read More