ePIPE®’s Newest Patent: A Proven
Solution for Water Conservation and Reducing Lead Leaching in
Drinking Water Pipes.
ePIPE® Lead-Free, Leak-Free™
pipe restoration system has been granted its 15th U.S. patent,
#9352357, for effectively and safely sealing leaks and protecting
pipes from lead leaching.
Restoration Technologies, LLC (PRT), makers of the ePIPE® Lead-Free,
Leak-Free™ pipe restoration product line, announced today that it
has been granted its 15th U.S. patent, #9352357, for the ePIPE epoxy
coating system. The ePIPE system effectively and safely seals leaks
and protects pipes from lead leaching.
“We are providing innovative, cost-effective solutions in response
to current issues, such as water conservation and lead in water,”
Pipe Restoration Technologies and ACE DuraFlo® CEO Larry Gillanders
said. “ePIPE restoration applications save homeowners, businesses
and utility companies money and time, compared to pipe replacements.
Our customers also enjoy the benefits of minimal water system
downtime, with most properties’ pipe systems coated and
rehabilitated in less than one day.”
Pipes as small as 1/2'' in diameter can be protected from lead
leaching and restored by sealing leaks in-place using the patented,
minimally-invasive ePIPE process. Potable water lines, natural gas
lines, HVAC systems, drains and fire sprinkler pipes in homes,
apartments, high-rise hotels, office buildings, skyscrapers,
condominiums and schools can be treated.
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ePIPE is approved by NSF
for an immediate return to service in as little as 90
minutes. ePIPE epoxy coatings provide one of the fastest
return to service epoxy lining products in the world,
designed to protect drinking water pipes from leaks to
enable water conservation, as well as reduce lead in water.
Using ePIPE, lead and copper levels are reduced to below the
World Health Organization’s (WHO) cut-off levels. The WHO
cut-off level for lead is 10ppb. The United States EPA
cut-off level is 15ppb.
About Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC:
PRT is the parent company of the ePIPE product and worldwide
group of installers that utilize the patented ePIPE process
to restore pipes in-place. An alternative to a destructive
repipe, this process is achieved using an application of an
epoxy barrier coating, which results in a restored, epoxy
lined piping system. The process provides a solution for
pinhole leaks, epoxy lining, corrosion control and
prevention of lead leaching from pipes without the
destruction or disruption encountered by pipe replacements.
PRT and its affiliated companies have locations throughout
the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Mexico
and Hong Kong.
For more information, contact PRT
www.epipeinfo.com or (888) 775-0220.
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