OVERVIEW Erie County is home to nearly 1 million people in western New York.The Buffalo-Niagra metropolitan area is the second largest region in the state. In the 1970s, 30” prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) manufactured by Interpace was installed near an electric grid system. During this time Interpace PCCP included defective materials and poor practices. […]
Read this case study and learn how Thompson Pipe Group protects steel components in concrete pressure pipe joints with three layers of exterior protection: zinc metallized coating, cement mortar and Typar/Ethafoam.