Lateral Sealing

Lateral Sealing

Cosmic “TOP HAT” – Lateral Sealing System

The first system in the industry to offer a permanent Lateral Sealing in Relined Pipelines. The TOP HAT Rehabilitation System uses a Polyester impregnated corrosion resistant fibreglass insert. It can reach 150mm to 200mm into the lateral and creates a 3? “brim” in the main pipe. The Epoxy component achieves superior sealing on wet surfaces. The equipment package has 6 applicators and is capable of covering 150mm to 600mm main pipes and 100 – 225mm laterals.


Top Hat Rehabilitation System

The TOP HAT Rehabilitation System used in conjunction with The INPIPE Lining Systemprovides a complete main Sewer Renovation. Defective connections, junctions etc can be renovated ensuring that infiltration is excluded at the connection point to the host sewer, and providing a permanent structural repair

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Repair Lateral Connection

Lateral Rehabilitation is no longer a problem due to our Top Hat System which has been successfully proven to Repair Lateral Connections. The unique fibreglass insert fits T or Y connections. It is delivered impregnated and wrapped in protective black foil. Installation is simple. The laminate is placed on the applicator, driven to the lateral / connection and inserted by air pressure. The laminate is cured by UV light. Additional self-propelled cutting equipment for removal of intrusions, preparation works pre repairs.

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The Installation Unit is custom designed. All work is controlled from the operator room. The Installation rig is fully equipped and built to the highest standard. Each Pipe Renovation / Pipe Repair is recorded on Video and the T number recorded.

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The rear working area of the installation unit contains the reels, robots and applicators. The compressors, generators are silenced units, positioned at the front of the Installation Unit.

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Installation Unit

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View of renovated lateral at entry point to main sewer

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View from lateral point down to the main sewer

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Applicator for insertion of TOP HAT Rehabilitation System complete with external and internal cameras for positioning and placement of the Hat

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Preparation of the hat and placement on the applicator in the Installation Unit.

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Prepared Top-Hat Rehabilitation System ready for installation

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Remote controlled robotic applicator in main sewer

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For further details on our professional ‘ Top-Hat Rehabilitation Service ‘ contact USA/USSR Ltd. on +353 1 4564991.

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