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Q&A: How does the Geopolymer system work?

June 07, 2016
In today’s blog, development manager Joe Royer explains how the GeoSpray system works. Q: How similar is the sprayer equipment to a paint sprayer? A: It’s just like a paint sprayer. The difference is with a...
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Forget Mixing, Just Add Water

June 02, 2016
The term “Geopolymer” was coined in the 1970s by a French scientist named Joseph Davidovits to describe a class of materials also known as alkali-activated cements. Typically, a sodium hydroxide solution is...
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Industry Insights: Geopolymers

June 01, 2016
Milliken Infrastructure Solutions is excited to introduce a new blog series where our development manager, Joe Royer, will present insights on our geopolymers solutions. In the “Industry Insights:...
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Understanding Fatigue Crack Growth

May 31, 2016
Fatigue crack growth (FCG) can occur when improper welds are used or a weak spot in the pipe is exposed to repeated fatigue. Typically, a crack will start at a seam weld, girth weld or spiral weld due to small...
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What is the Effect of a Composite Repair on a Crack?

May 23, 2016
The use of composite repairs to remediate and prevent substrate cracking is often seen as a risky repair. In fact, in the ASME B31.4 standard, composite repairs on cracks are not allowed unless the crack has been...
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Exactamundo

May 09, 2016
Today’s blog post isn’t all that “meaty” but it will answer a question that has popped up recently. No, MaxCell® 4” 3-Cell innerduct isn’t exactly 4” - it’s much closer...
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To lube or not to lube - that is the question

May 02, 2016
I hope Shakespeare fans don’t take offense to my play on words but just like Hamlet struggled with his moral dilemma we seem to also get this question often. MaxCell® innerduct is pre-lubricated at the factory...
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Thermal Expansion

April 25, 2016
Thermal expansion is the tendency of a body to experience transformation in volume when the temperature changes. Basically as an object is heated, the molecular activity increases and the energy stored in the bonds...
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MaxCell® Cell Sequencing

April 18, 2016
I know a burning question on everyone's mind is "If I 3 MaxCell® innerduct cells to fill, which one should I pull first?". To answer this, we had to dive deep into our archives (yes, some of us have...
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MIS Applauds ASTM International for Development of New GCCM Standard

April 13, 2016
ASTM International, a leading organization that defines and sets standards to improve manufacturing performance and more, recently announced it is developing a standard for geosynthetic cementitious composite mat (GCCM)....