IKT – Institute for Underground Infrastructure

IKT Comparative Test
“Repair methods for sewer lateral connections”

Posted 17. August 2004

Damage to the lateral connections on main sewers is a frequent occurrence. Common types include intruding and detached damaged connecting lines and cracks and/or spalling around the lateral connections. Injection and top-hat section methods for the repair of sewer lateral connections have been tested to the limit in an IKT Comparative Test. The assessment criteria were the system tests performed by IKT in test lengths, the method suppliers’ Quality Assurance…

IKT Comparative Test “Sewer lateral saddles”

Posted 23. July 2002

IKT has tested nine commercially available sewer lateral saddles on behalf of fourteen sewer-system operators. In view of the frequency of damage in their own systems, these operators perceive a significant risk for their investments when installing sewer lateral saddles. The underlying concept of the IKT Comparative Test is that of intensive cooperation between research and practice. The IKT Comparative Test “Sewer lateral saddles” has therefore been developed on the…