Competitive Analysis

Some twelve years ago the key personnel at Quest Inspar were the first globally to develop a robotic apparatus for lining pipe with ultra fast set linings. We have since continued the pursuit of our concepts and inspirations with uncompromising lab & field testing. The multiple years of trial and error have brought us from that first now antiquated prototype to the foremost technically advanced robotic lining systems in the marketplace today. At Quest Inspar we actually relish competition and respect our competitors with the highest regard. As we know, competition only advances trenchless technologies.

All of us at Quest Inspar genuinely invite you to submit to us any questions you may have about our systems capabilities on the FAQ page and adamantly suggest you do the same with competitive technologies. Please review the competitive analysis below and we think you will note that Inspar remains the vanguard of pipeline robotics and rehabilitation systems.

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Inherent Capabilities PipeArmor™ Polyurethane Epoxy Mortar Teflon Lined CIPP HDPE PVC
Load Bearing/Pressure Containment
(>250 psi)
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(Similar of that to carbon steel) (CLTE) : ASTM –C-531)
High Heat w/ High Pressure
(>200F/>200 psi)
High Heat Resistance
(>450F)
Structural/Load Bearing
(H-20)
Inherent Capabilities PipeArmor™ Polyurethane Epoxy Mortar Teflon Lined CIPP HDPE PVC
Unlimited Thickness in One Pass
Restricted Liner Thickness
Ability to Line Pipe with Bends
(45 degrees to > 90 degrees)
AWWA M28
Class I, II, III, IV Structural Systems
Creates Annulus
(Between Host Pipe and Liner)
Significant Reduction in Diameter
(>5%)
Inherent Capabilities PipeArmor™ Polyurethane Epoxy Mortar Teflon Lined CIPP HDPE PVC
Environmentally Friendly
(Zero VOC’s, CFC’s or Endocrine Disruptors,
Chemical Resistance w/High Heat
(Concentrated sulfuric, glacial acetic, benzene etc.)
High Abrasion Resistance
(<0.06 mg/loss – D4060 H-18)
Variable PH Fluctuations Range
(0-14)