Lining resins have also come a long way over the past 35 years with formulations being specifically designed and tested for the pipe rehabilitation market. However, it is critical that the tube/resin combination be thoroughly tested as a composite to ensure compatibility and long term performance. This is why Insituform develops and manufactures its own liners, followed by a stringent process of resin supplier accreditation and licensing to ensure compatibility and consistency across its worldwide operations.
Despite the above advances, a number of myths still exist within the industry regarding to CIPP liners.
Myth 1 – All CIPP liners are the same