30Jul 2018
Mortaring Watertight Storm Sewers

Mortaring watertight storm sewers in the pipe joints does not work.  When mortaring is specified, most agencies use ASTM C270 for pipe joints and connectors in storm water projects.  Mortar does not adhere to plastic, metal or even most concrete without a bonding agent. Rigid mortar joints are […]

22Mar 2018
4 Tricks to Installing the Econoseal Effeciently

Are you using our new line of Econoseal on manholes and could use some quick easy tricks to make the install even faster? Let’s face it, no one is perfect and we all could use a few tips on how to be more efficient. Especially when using a new product like our Econoseal for 18-24” PVC pipes.

20Mar 2018
What is a Kwik Seal Compression Connector?

  Kwik Seal is a pipe to manhole connector for storm water and sewer applications. Kwik Seal profiles can be used in cast or cored manholes and the unique outside lip design prevents the connector from being pushed into the hole when a pipe is inserted.

06Feb 2018
What is PPM Defectives and How Does it Benefit You?

PPM Defectives is abbreviated as PPM and is part of the language of Six Sigma. It is often used in all sorts of computations, but here at Press-Seal is used as one of our measures of quality.

25Jan 2018
6 Box Culvert Products Meeting ASTM Standards

Box culverts are gaining in popularity across the country and we’re getting more and more questions on how to seal box culverts properly.

21Jul 2017
The Ultimate PSX: Direct Drive Cheat Sheet

Do you need a simple way of knowing what PSX: Direct Drive product you need?

06Jul 2017
Can I Use PSX: Direct Drive in an 8

The answer to this question is yes and no. A PSX: Direct Drive technically starts at a hole size range of 9:00 – 9.20” (229 – 234mm), but our 8QRS PSX: Direct Drive does work in an 8” hole. The 8QRS is manufactured to make the installation of small diameter pipes into manholes a simpler process. It […]

05Jul 2017
Conexus Intern Program at Press-Seal

Three students of the Conexus Intern Program are employed here at Press-Seal this summer as part of our continued efforts to make “manufacturing cool again”.

22Jun 2017
A Better Workforce for Manufacturing

Would you fire every single employee in your workforce right now? If you answered no, you’re making a mistake – because you don’t want employees. You want ambassadors of your company, not employees.

16Jun 2017
Why Manhole Connectors Leak

Knowing why a manhole connector leaks is just as important as knowing which manhole connector is right for your job. So why do they leak?