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ePIPE Team Awarded 17th US Patent.
ePIPE Team Awarded US Patent for Cleaning and Sealing Pipes "In-Place", Providing Protection against Leaks and Reduction of Lead Leaching.

Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC, (PRT) makers of the ePIPE, Lead Free-Leak Free, LeadSmart product lines, announced today that it has been granted its 17th US patent, #9555453 related to its ePIPE System of” in-place” pipe restoration against leaks, harmful lead leaching and lead service lines.

“ePIPE® is providing superior solutions in response to real time issues like lead pipes, leaky pipes, the leaching of excessive amounts of copper & lead from plumbing systems into drinking water. ePIPE applicators save money and time with ePIPE’s fast installation.

Customers enjoy the benefits of minimal down time (many properties being restored in less than a day) using ACE DuraFlo’s plumbing innovations” said Larry Gillanders, CEO Pipe Restoration Technologies, LLC. ”

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Pipes can be protected “in-place” to protect against leaks and reduce toxins (lead and copper) leaching into a pipe supply system. Pipes from as small as 1/2'' in diameter can be protected ”in-place” using the patented ePIPE system and materials. Drinking water pipes, natural gas lines, HVAC, drains, and fire sprinkler systems, can be treated.
ePIPE is approved by NSF for an immediate return to service in as little as 90 minutes. ePIPE epoxy provides one of the fastest return to service epoxy lining products in the world, designed for protecting drinking water pipes from leaks and lead and copper leaching.

About ePIPE®, LeadSmart™
The patented ePIPE process involves restoring pipes in-place, with an application of an epoxy barrier coating resulting in a restored epoxy lined piping system. The process provides for a solution for slab leaks, pinhole leaks, epoxy lining, corrosion control and reduction of lead leaching from pipes. ePIPE service providers are located in the US, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, the UK and Europe.

For more information contact ACE DuraFlo® Systems at

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