Should I Reline or Replace My Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes?

Should I Reline or Replace My Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes?

Galvanized steel was first developed in the early 1800s, but it didn’t become popular until the 1850s and 1860s. It’s manufactured by coating steel with liquid zinc, which provides a barrier against corrosion and extends the useful life of the pipes. Because of its...
Spray-in-Place Pipeline (SIPP) vs. Cured-in-Place Pipeline (CIPP) for Plumbing Leaks

Spray-in-Place Pipeline (SIPP) vs. Cured-in-Place Pipeline (CIPP) for Plumbing Leaks

When it comes to rehabilitating the plumbing leaks in your Chicago building, you can choose Sprayed-in-Place Piping (SIPP) or Cured-in-Place Piping (CIPP). While both of these options extend the useful life of your plumbing pipes and seals current leaks while...
What National and Local Compliance Approvals Does Epoxy Pipe Lining Have?

What National and Local Compliance Approvals Does Epoxy Pipe Lining Have?

The potable water in your building is what helps keep your residents healthy and clean. It’s used for drinking, cooking, cleaning, showering and washing clothes, and it is imperative that the water that flows through all your taps is free of harmful contaminants. Here...
From Sugar to Cleaning Compounds: Why Your Industrial Plumbing Started Leaking

From Sugar to Cleaning Compounds: Why Your Industrial Plumbing Started Leaking

We all know the hazards of candy and sugary treats on your teeth, but have you heard about the damage that can be caused by running things, like sugar water, down your plumbing pipes? In fact, lots of liquids, industrial chemicals and even food products can corrode...
Why a Facility Manager Should Be Concerned about Water Chemistry Control

Why a Facility Manager Should Be Concerned about Water Chemistry Control

Did you know that the chemical composition of your water can affect the longevity and functionality of your plumbing pipes? This is because water is almost never pure and rarely neutral. Instead, water tends to be either slightly acidic or slightly alkaline, and...
2 Types of Corrosion that Occur in Industrial Piping Systems

2 Types of Corrosion that Occur in Industrial Piping Systems

Industrial piping systems can be used to transport many different types of fluid, not just water and are often referred to as process piping systems. Commonly transported liquids include various types of gas, oil, paint, mining slurries, chemicals and food products or...