Stub End Solutions

It is often impractical to excavate directly above a main or tee piece. This may be because the main is located under a busy junction or is in a sensitive area such as near a petrol station or where disruption caused by the work would be unacceptable.  The Steve Vick International Contract Service  offer a number of solutions to the problems associated with these challenging operations, using various remote methods.

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The ESEAL technique is used for the safe, remote, 100% abandonment of unwanted sections of gas main, including the last transition joint. ESEAL is the replacement technique for Live Stub End Abandonement.

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Foambag Operation on Stubs (FBOS) is a method of replacing short lengths of T1 stubs/stranded mains for diameters of 4” up to 6” including one-way fed in sensitive locations or where access onto the main is restricted

FBOS – Foambag Operation On Stubs

Live mains replacement using the SEALBACK™ technique

SEALBACK™ has been replaced with our new Foambag Operation on Stubs Technique (FBOS). Please visit our FBOS page for more details. FBOS is a method of replacing short lengths of T1 stubs for diameters of 4” up to 6” including one-way fed in sensitive locations or where access onto the main is restricted.

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