×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Related Articles

Jobs

Undreground Yellow Jacket pipe leak

Undreground Yellow Jacket pipe leak

Undreground Yellow Jacket pipe leak

(OP)
Hello,
We found the leak on 600mm watermain connect from underground wells to water reservoir. We do not know how big is the leak. and because it is on main we donot have more than a day to keep ground open. for that reason, we bought repair clamp and coupler in case.
my question in this situation how to assess pipe integrity by existing leak to make decision weather I should use the clamp or coupler.
pressure on pipe stay around 100 PSI.

regards,

RE: Undreground Yellow Jacket pipe leak

IMO, since the repairing time is short and critical, you may do a quick fix temporarily either with a clamp or coupler depending on the condition of the pipe leak, i.e. pin hole leak, crack, location, etc. And then, if necessary, go back to the office and plan a permanent fix in the later day.

RE: Undreground Yellow Jacket pipe leak

Have both methods on hand
Full circle repair band and
have 2 couplings and a length of pipe (the leak may be several small ones along the length)
during the fix if possible inspect the interior to see if it is just local or you need to plan
a full replacement

Hydrae

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close