Entries by Silvia Caputi

Brick Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Using Epoxytec’s Mortartec Ceramico

Located in the town of Orcutt, California, this brick sanitary sewer manhole was in need of rehabilitation due to the partially deteriorated brick caused by exposure to hydrogen sulfide. Michael MacEachern of Mainline Utility, an Epoxytec certified contractor, recommended the use of Epoxytec’s Mortartec Ceramico. Mortartec Ceramico is a highly advanced epoxy blend incorporating epoxide […]

Chemical Resistance of High-Performance Epoxy Modified Mortar in Wastewater Environments

ABSTRACT Most of the world’s wastewater infrastructure is constructed out of the most versatile material the world has yet to see: Portland cement-based concrete. The material is strong, durable and relatively cost-effective. In harsh environments, however, it has its limitations. In certain environments, like wastewater systems, conditions are not conducive to Portland cement-based concretes. These […]