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Case Study: TPG FRP Lines Brick Sewer

May 6, 2021

Why Trenchless Taggart Outfall is a 114-year-old sewer in southeast Portland. Originally dug by hand in an undeveloped area, today it runs beneath homes, businesses, a highway and active rail lines. Digging an open trench would require ripping out existing infrastructure and demolishing buildings. Value Engineering With no shaft location identified, the initial trenchless design […]

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Case Study: FRP Joint Options

November 17, 2020

In 2017 approximately 3,500 linear feet of 30” Flowtite® fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) pipe with a pressure class of 300 psi was installed in Henderson, Nevada. Due to corrosive soil the Galleria Reclaimed Waterline required numerous corrosion related repairs.  The geotechnical evaluation indicated the soils are too corrosive for buried steel and required a non-corrosive […]

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Case Study: Microtunneling With Flowtite® FRPM Jacking Pipe

May 6, 2020

Learn how Flowtite® FRPM Jacking Pipe helped save money and accelerate installation.

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Fiberglass Pipe With Steel Fittings

April 22, 2020

Thompson Pipe Group engineers value engineered this project to accelerate installation and reduce costs. Read how we designed and manufactured steel fittings for 72” and 75” fiberglass pipe.

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Case Study: Flowtite FRP Offers Huge Savings

March 30, 2020

Selecting Flowtite® FRP reduced annual operating and maintenance costs by 25% as compared with PVC and 50% as compared with HDPE. Plus, the pipe withstood harsh winter weather. The contractor was able to install 1,500 LF per day. Read more about the Port of Morrow Regional Water Recycle and Re-Use Project in Oregon.

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