InneReam (US Patent No. 5580188, Canadian Patent No. 2226979, Mexican Patent No. 206469, European Union Patent No. 96925381.4 ( AUT, BEL, CHE/LIE, DEU, DNK, ESP, FIN, FRA, GRC, IRL, ITA, LUX, MCO, NLD, PRT, SWE, UK) by John G. Nowak, President of Nowak Pipe Reaming Inc., the system utilizes a directional drill, specializing tooling and techniques to grind and remove the existing pipe as the replacement is pulled into place.
- Reduced costs for surface restoration
- Minimized negative public reaction and business losses created by street and driveway closures
- Reduced safety hazards involved with deep trenches
- Elimination of critical utility outages common with open cut methods
The InneReam® system was conceived, developed, and tested by Nowak Pipe Reaming in an atmosphere of cooperation with owners and engineers. Having proved itself successful, it is offered to others in the construction industry. It is with this in mind that we have prepared this multimedia tour of Nowak's InneReam® system of trenchless pipe replacement.