Trenchless technology has been utilized for pipeline rehabilitation for many years. Advantages of trenchless technology include; reduced surface disruptions, lower reinstallation costs, and shorter construction times.
The following are top trenchless technology equipment companies
AMC Drilling Optimization
AMC Drilling Optimization is a leading global mining equipment, technology and services (METS) company. The company specializes on Drilling Optimization, through optimizing equipment for exploration and mining related drilling but also toward HDD, pillar and foundation drilling which is a very important division in Trenchless Equipment towards construction.
The company’s unique aspects of their trenchless equipment include their chemical solution which has proven track records that promotes safety, production and overall cost reduction. Their Solids Removal Units (SRU) received the AMEC Award for Environmental Excellence as well as the Winner of the Mitsubishi Corporation Innovator of the Year Award.
AMC’s advice to potential is ” To gain sustainable growth with less risks and greater returns in today’s markets, technology is the way forward. We can not prepare for the next industrial revolution unless we fully embrace all aspects of technology that is available in all markets.”
Guangzhou T-PROBE Equipment Co.,Ltd.
Guangzhou T-PROBE Equipment Co.,Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the research and development of underground pipe network detection technology, which is located in Science City of Guangzhou high and new technology Development District of China.
The company specialize in the development, design, production, sales and technical application of HDD and underground pipe network related detection equipment. They provide advanced equipment with high quality and comprehensive engineering solutions for water supply, drainage, municipal, electric power, telecommunication, oil, gas, steel, ship, railway, construction, aviation and other industries.
T-PROBE products include HDD locators, transmitters, industrial endoscopes, pipeline cctv camera systems, pipeline periscope systems, pipeline detectors, electronic audiometers and so on.
Prairie Dog Boring Equipment
Prairie Dog Boring Equipment is a manufacturer of underground boring equipment for a variety of purposes including, water, sewer, electrical, communications, pipeline. More accurate that missiles or moles and much less expensive than HDD rigs.
The company boasts its uniqueness to come from the Simplicity of design, low maintenance with high reliability of their products which are also great for bores of 150 feet or more. Their machine can bore multiple sized holes in a variety of soil conditions.
Prairie Dog, puts emphasis on the need for clients to consider productivity and cost to own and operate a machine. This includes training.
Primusline is a manufacturer of a unique system for trenchless pipe rehabilitation. The company stimulated the successful development of Primus Line® – the unique system for the no dig rehabilitation of pressure lines.
After intensive development work, Rädlinger primus line GmbH was founded in 2001 as a part of the powerful Werner Rädlinger Group. Since then, the global network of installation partners and the flexible relining system have grown with its application in a great number of projects around the world.
In case of a precise pipe rehabilitation project, Primusline suggests one to consider the trenchless alternative with it benefits like saving time and costs and the minimisation of disruptions.
Bodotex leads the African Trenchless Technology market as a supplier of the best hand picked selection of European Trenchless Technology solutions, equipment, materials and training.
Bodotex was established in 1953 in Denmark and has developed into a manufacturing supplier of Epoxy resins, chemicals, composite materials and trenchless pipeline technology through its companies in Denmark and South Africa.
Bodotex boasts a wide offering of pipeline rehabilitation solutions such as ProKASRO UV curing technology and cutters, SAERTEX reinforced UV curing CIPP Liners, ElastoTec Spray lining systems, IBOS CCTV and Jetting equipment and Amex Sanivar Pipe seals.
The Amex seals range from DN200 to DN 6000 with CIPP & PIPP liners from DN80 to DN800. The seals are an internal repair solution that target joint and longitudinal crack damage and can be installed in almost any type of pipe. The SaniLine can navigate 90 degree bends and ranges from DN80 to DN800. Finally, the unique SaniTube PIPP liner is pulled into the host pipe and requires no adhesive or curing. SaniTube is unique in that it can handle high pressures (burst pressure of over 100 bar), and can be installed in lengths over 1,000m. SaniTube is also popular with mining, oil and gas applications, in addition to other mediums like water.
Bodotex, AMEX Sanivar and Kirstenbosch gardens partnered to successfully supply a solution to Cape Towns drought by relining 400m of DN200 water pipeline in an almost inaccessible mountainous area from Table mountain to Kirstenbosch
Pipe Inspection Products and Accessories
PIPA is a UK based specialist technology provider for pipeline inspection,leak detection and cleaning techniques. PIPA is focused on innovative ways of improving pipe inspection ‘in pipe’ leak detection on all pipe sizes and materials. This with CCTV under pressure is what makes them stand out from the rest of the industry.
PIPA is the total solution for utility companies, consultants and contractors dealing in pipe infrastructure around the world. All equipment includes a PIPA potable passport for safe use verification
PIPA has many years of implementing pipe inspection techniques around the world, and has realized a market for innovative products that are user friendly, robust and deliver cost and time savings on standard industry techniques and applications.
The company recommends a potential client to fully understand your water network infrastructure, and detect leaks prior to catastrophic failure.
The Steve Vick International pipe cutters and crackers, including our Keel Cutters, Rotary Cutters, Window Cutters, CRACKERJACK, and MACAW offer a faster and safer alternative to the more traditional hand held methods of cutting and cracking pipe and are easy and convenient to operate.
In addition to pipe handling equipment and pipe cutters and crackers, SVI are well renowned for their signature expanding foam sealants which have enabled the company to develop several patented techniques including Live Mains Insertion and our award winning Enhanced SEAL. SVI foam sealants are also widely used as methods for flow stopping and sealing all types of pipe across the gas, water and utility industries.
Trenchless Technologies has been in existence for more than two decades, and was specifically formed to cater for the growing need for non-disruptive, cost effective solutions to pipe laying problems in South Africa.
Trenchless technologies is a 70% BEE owned company with services that include directional drilling, horizontal boring, pipe ramming and microtunnelling for new pipeline installations, pipe bursting, pipe reaming, sliplining, Sekesui(RibLoc)Spiral-Wound piping, CIPP/ softlining fo rexisting pipeline replacement and rehabilitation as well as CCTV pipeline inspection,.
Trenchless Technologies has become a trendsetter in the trenchless technology industry and in the past 20 years, the company has successfully completed hundreds of contracts, and achieved a number of awards which included the 2000 SAICE Pretoria Branch Award for Technical Excellence, 2007 (SASTT) Award of Excellence for the Rehabilitation of Sewer Pipes in Klipspruit Basin, together with Johannesburg Water and consultant Vela VKE, 2009 (SASTT) Award of Excellence for the ABSA Bank Energy Centre Sleeves Reticulation project, 2010 CIDB Construction Summit Award for outstanding performance in South Africa’s construction industry, and 2012 (ISTT) International Project Award for the rehabilitation of two parallel sewer pipes in Port Elizabeth’s CBD.
Boldan is Europe’s leading specialist in Cured In-Place Pipe Systems inside buildings. Their headquarters and production facilities are located in Finland.
The company’s innovative and knowledgeable staff has a long and varied experience in sewer renovation worldwide while their product is the widest on the market with over 1600 products.
Boldan provides customers with a comprehensive service concept that includes all the equipment, materials, training, and technical support needed for successful pipe renovation projects.