Manhole Inspection and Rehabilitation by John B. Hughes

By John B. Hughes

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Recommended thickness ranges differ greatly among products and manufacturers. 05 in. (40–50 mils) above the highest peak of the prepared profile has become an accepted industry standard. 125 in. 06 in. 2 in. (200 mils) for rough surfaces and structural reinforcement. Because these coatings are generally applied relatively thin (1/8 in. or less) and perform based on the composite system formed with the host structure, surface preparation is critical for adhesion and longterm service. Only 100% solid, solvent-free products should be considered because of safety and performance advantages.

It is suggested that a five-point rating system be considered for both I/I flow and structural evaluation for all items except manhole cover inflow. Cover inflow should be estimated based on drainage area, depth 35 36 MANHOLE INSPECTION AND REHABILITATION of ponding, number of holes in the cover, and the condition of the cover and frame-bearing surface. The description of each observation, corresponding to each rating, can be project-specific but should provide for reproducible and meaningful results.

Holes are drilled into the seam where the sections are joined. A grout injection packer is inserted into the hole, and grout is pumped into the crack and outside the wall of the manhole to create an impermeable barrier to the infiltration. COATINGS AND LINERS Correcting structural deficiencies, elimination of infiltration, and prevention of corrosion may require the use of a monolithic coating or liner within the manhole. Knowledge of the following project and structure criteria is essential to making optimal selection of material and application technology: • • • • • accessibility, downtime available for the rehabilitation process, existing and future conditions related to corrosion, existing structural deterioration, and existing infiltration.

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