HydraTite® Internal Joint Seal Proven Successful in Box Culvert Repair

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For more than a decade, the HydraTite® Internal Joint Sealing System has been used to repair culverts with round or elliptical profiles; however, the HydraTite® seal was also recently used in joint repair for deteriorated box culverts. Because it eliminates the need for expensive excavation and features rapid installation and return-to-service, HydraTite® is a popular solution for emergency repairs of storm drains.

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Typically used on pipes & culverts with round or elliptical profiles, HydraTite has now been successfully used in square/box culvert joint repair.

Because HydraTite® is a mechanical remediation that is applied to the inside of culverts, the need for expensive excavation is eliminated.

According to HydraTech Engineered Products, the HydraTite® internal joint sealing system– typically used on pipes and culverts with round or elliptical profiles – has now been successfully used in square/box culvert joint repair.    HydraTech Engineered Products reports that the HydraTite® Internal Joint Sealing System was recently used to repair sanitary sewer trestle pipe for large sanitary system in Illinois. The pipe profile consisted of concrete pipe invert and box culvert with equivalent diameter of 66 inches. Thirty-one HydraTite® internal joint seals were installed within the trestle pipe. The application required the used of the HydraTite® flat seal design in combination with the standard HydraTite® seal used for round and elliptical profiles.

HydraTite®, an engineered Internal Joint Seal system manufactured by HydraTech Engineered Products, LLC, has been used for over a decade as an effective and economical method for repairing leaking pipeline / culvert joints. Because HydraTite® is a mechanical remediation that is applied to the inside of culverts, the need for expensive excavation is eliminated.

HydraTite® is just one system in a line of pipe remediation products by HydraTech Engineered Products. The company specializes in engineered products which provide trenchless pipe remediation to industrial, municipal, marine and pipeline markets on both a national and global level. More detailed information, technical data and case studies for all HydraTech’s products can be obtained by visiting http://www.hydratechllc.com

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