Case Studies

HYMAX Grip Swiveljoint – Myrtle Beach, S.C.

September 25, 2017

The city of Myrtle Beach, S.C., (approx. 27,000) is a beach resort, and this number increases during the summer. Dean Roughton has been working for the city’s public works for 15 years and currently serves as a crew supervisor responsible for water pipe repairs. The city wanted to install a 12"-by-6" tapping sleeve with a new valve and to replace a section of 6" asbestos-cement pipe with the new 6" C-900 PVC...

4″ HYMAX VERSA – Cave Creek, Arizona

September 25, 2017

The Water and Wastewater Department for the town of Cave Creek, Ariz., serves 5,004 customers in a community just north of Phoenix. Water Superintendent Dennis Charles has worked for the town of Cave Creek since 2007. He and his team provide 24-hour support for repairs. A collar connecting two classes of asbestos cement (AC) pipe of different diameters cracked and started to leak...

HYMAX Case Study: Haines City, FL

December 23, 2015

A cable company bore into the ground within a residential area in Haines City, and hit a 10-inch gravity sewer pipe made of clay causing it to break. When Haines City utility foreman James Coker and his team arrived, they started by contracting out the excavation of the pipe which was 12 feet deep. The break was significant enough that the damaged pipe had to be cut out and replaced with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe joined to the clay pipe with couplings at each end...

Racine, Wis. Case Study

October 1, 2017

Racine Water Utility installed two 30-inch HYMAX couplings sourced from Krausz USA to connect each end of the ductile iron replacement pipe (32" OD) to cast iron pipes (32.74 OD) on either side.