Orangeburg Pipe

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      Avatar photoMasterPlumbers

        what about it?

      • #299128
        Avatar photofourth year

          Such as? It was no good the day it was installed and just got worse as time passed.

        • #299129
          Avatar photoSylvanLMP

            Orangeburg is made with a 15# felt paper some times called “tar paper” membrane

            It has no tensile and thus crushes very easily.

            It also disintegrates quite easily and shouldn’t ever tried to be repaired.

            Snaking this line is not only taking a chance but once roots do invade and they will continue to open a larger opening thus allowing soil to get into this piping.

            There is a re lining process BUT I do not think it will be very effective on this kind of piping.

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