Stopping the flow when there’s no way to go!

Posted by Catherine Ingleby on 10-Nov-2017 10:01:00

Welcome to our latest blog.

Recently CPS Drainage Solutions came up against a tricky access issue in Nottingham City Centre while carrying out a recent patching job to an egg-shaped brick sewer.

Not only was the job being undertaken during the night and on a central reservation of a dual carriageway, but the task itself was made even harder by limited access.

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Topics: Pipe Stoppers

Free Stopper Checklist...

Posted by Catherine Ingleby on 10-Jul-2017 10:37:00

Don’t let your pipe stopper stop you working

These days, rubber pipe stoppers are made to last. In fact, the expected lifespan of a standard rubber pipe stopper is now at least 10 years.

However, like many pieces of equipment, the lifespan is often drastically reduced if it is not properly maintained.

As you might expect, there are many easy steps to making sure you get the expected lifespan from your stopper and many of them are reasonably simple to carry out. Following a few simple steps can ensure that your equipment is fit for purpose and returns its investment, be it your own piece of kit or one that’s on hire.

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Topics: Pipe Stoppers

Pipe stoppers: Safety Checks

Posted by Catherine Ingleby on 03-Jul-2017 11:45:00

Controlling the flow of water in and out of pipes can be a tricky process and you need the confidence that any pipe stopper or plug used can safely halt or bypass the flow of water (and any other materials) that may be in the pipeline. 

As we are all too aware, jobs involving pipe flow control often means working at pressure and therefore safety is always a primary concern.

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Topics: Pipe Stoppers

When Conventional Stoppers Won’t Do

Posted by Catherine Ingleby on 28-Mar-2017 10:00:00

This week we’re looking at the issues we hear about from contractors wanting to seal off pipes. We often hear from contractors with special requirements, where conventional stoppers don’t fit the bill.

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Topics: Pipe Stoppers