Casing spacers (or casing insulators) may play a small part in the water or sewer pipe installation process, but the role they do play is crucial.
These parts are used to improve the reliability, lifespan, and performance of a carrier pipe. They can also provide support, reduce pipe installation time, and guarantee precise alignment.
But the benefits don't stop there. Here are the top 4 advantages of using casing spacers.
Casing spacers are more affordable than other pipe support methods, making them a great option for budget-conscious projects.
In addition, their installation is typically faster and easier than other options, which can further reduce project costs.
Because they last so long, you'll also find yourself spending less on maintenance costs. They eradicate the need for annulus filler, which makes repair, replacement, and installation efficient and affordable.
Casing spacers can help protect carrier pipes from corrosion damage, as well as provide electrical insulation and uniform support for the weight of the pipe.
These parts are also made to keep the carrier pipe and casing separate, providing another form of protection.
This protection can extend the lifespan of the carrier pipe and help ensure its continued performance.
They can also protect the environment by preventing leaks and spills from damaged pipes. This prevents contamination of soil and water resources, and minimizes the need for cleanup and repairs.
3. Easy repairs
Say goodbye to annulus filler.
While this sand does provide insulation, it also makes conducting repairs on the pipe or casing very tricky. When it comes time to make the repair, the sand will either escape or need to be removed in order to reach the carrier pipe, and it'll need to be replaced afterwards.
Casing spacers, on the other hand, don't require filler. This is because metallic spacers keep the pipe secured and centered in its casing, making the repair process more efficient.
4. Can be manufactured using various materials
Casing spacers can be manufactured using a variety of materials, depending on the needs of the project.
For example, they can be made from urethane, wood, polyethylene, stainless steel, epoxy-coated steel, carbon steel, and more.
This flexibility allows for the selection of the material that best meets the needs of the project, in terms of strength, durability, and cost. It also helps to ensure that the spacers will be compatible with the existing infrastructure and will not cause any problems.
At Mark Tool, we manufacture urethane casing spacers and various other custom rubber and polyurethane products. We can create a polymer for any application and tweak its mechanical properties to best suit your needs. This is one of the main reasons why we’ve been trusted as industry leaders since 1954. Contact us today to request a quote!