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ASTM Committee working on cured-in-place manhole liner standard.
Press Release Summary:
Apr 24, 2012 - Proposed standard ASTM WK36573, Practice for the Installation of a Single-Sized Cured-in-Place Liner for Manholes Having Various Sizes, will apply to all shapes and types of manholes, wetwells, catch basins, and similar structures. Once approved, this standard will be of use to owners of buried utility systems such as municipal sewers, telecommunications, power, and similar systems. Interested parties are invited to join in development activities.
Original Press Release
ASTM Plastic Piping Committee at Work on Cured-in-Place Manhole Liner Standard
Press release date: Apr 19, 2012
ASTM WK36573, Practice for the Installation of a Single-Sized Cured-in-Place Liner for Manholes Having Various Sizes, is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee F17.67 on Trenchless Plastic Pipeline Technology.
According to Brian M. Rohan, P.E., a consultant and chairman of the task group developing ASTM WK36573, the proposed standard will apply to all shapes and types of manholes, wetwells, catch basins and similar structures.
"Rehabilitation is accomplished by using a single-sized, resin-saturated textile liner tube and inflation bladder that are expandable as a unit to press the liner against manhole walls," says Rohan. "The single-sized stretchable liner and expandable bladder fit the varying dimensions found in almost every manhole."
Once it has been approved, ASTM WK36573 will be useful to owners of buried utility systems such as municipal sewers, telecommunications, power and similar systems.
All interested parties are invited to join in the standards developing activities of F17.
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ASTM Committee F17 Next Meeting: Nov. 12-15, 2012, November committee week, Atlanta, Ga. Technical Contact: Brian M. Rohan, PE, Rohan Engineering PC, Merrick, N.Y., Phone: 516-223-8465; email@example.com
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