Avoiding Damage

Even the most durable pipe materials are vulnerable to damage from overly aggressive waterjetting

Avoiding Damage

  Damage done to a pipe can happen fast with too aggressive of waterjetting. (Photos courtesy of Kent Carlson)

Did you know that high-pressure jetting of sewer pipes can damage some materials?

“All sewer pipe can be damaged,” says Kent Carlson, vice president of the National Clay Pipe Institute. Whether fabricated out of clay, plastic, iron, fiberglass, asbestos or some other material,...

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