On the heels of the successful launch of the MPlus+ Lateral and Mini-Mainline Push System, CUES has released the new MPlus+ XL with pan and tilt (P&T) capabilities which offers the most flexible and feature packed mini-mainline push systems on the market.
LMK’s T-Liner is a one-piece homogenous main and lateral CIPP connection liner that is ASTM F2561 compliant. Both the mainline and lateral sections are formed as a structural cylinder that renews 18-inches and 360 degrees of the mainline and extends up the lateral pipe as one continuous lining with uniform wall thickness. T-Liner with Insignia compression gasket-sealing technology between the host pipe and the T-Liner provides a verifiable non-leaking system. 815.433.1275, http://www.lmktechnologies.com/t-liner
McElroy, which manufacturers an extensive line of thermoplastic fusion machines used worldwide, has opened an office and demonstration facility in Bangalore, India, devoted to sales, rentals and technical service.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Distribution Contractors Association has taken the initiative to address cross bore issues as they relate to the underground construction community. The DCA Government Relations Committee, co-chaired by Greg Dahl of ARB and Dave Wizniewski of Vermeer, led the effort to create a position paper on this safety issue of critical importance not only to the gas distribution industry, but all aspects of underground work.
The April issue of Underground Construction has devoted several pages of information regarding the rather frightening history of pipe installations unwittingly intersecting existing pipe, commonly referred to as “crossbores.”