ePIPE® Team Granted Three Patent
Allowances for the Lead (Pb) Reduction and Leak Prevention to
Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC, (PRT) makers of the ePIPE®,
Lead-Free, Leak-Free™ and LeadSmart® product lines, announced that
it has received three Notice of Allowances from the U.S. patent
office for the company's patent application numbers 15/254324,
15/164268 and 15/449454.
These allowances cover the ePIPE process in providing methods of
placing a protective barrier coating for leak sealing protection and
lead (Pb) reduction in underground drinking water pipes.
Pipes protected with ePIPE reduce the leaching of toxic lead and
copper into drinking water to well below U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) cut-off
levels. Pipes from as small as 1/2'' in diameter can be protected
in-place using the patented ePIPE system and materials.
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The protection of lead
service lines (LSLs) can be completed under four hours per
line and often with no excavation on the home owner’s
These patent grants and allowances adds to the company's
patent portfolio of over 20 issued patents in various
countries, including the U.S.
ePIPE’s epoxy coating is one of the fastest NSF Standard 61
and DWI Regulation 31 approved return-to-service epoxy
lining products in the world. ePIPE is engineered and
patented for protecting drinking water pipes from leaks and
bringing lead leaching into compliance to the stringent
WHO’s cut off level of 10 ppb (µg/l).
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