19Jan 2017

You might be required to mortar manhole connectors inside your structures. Maybe you are concerned about materials gathering between the pipe and the connector. You might mortar the connectors because that's the way it's always been done.

05Jan 2017
Press-Seal Announces Expansion

J-K Polysource has been Press-Seal’s long term partner serving customers in Western North America. Former J-K President, Keith Womack, has accepted the position of Western Division Manager with Press-Seal. All the teammates that ended the year with J-K have been retained going forward.

11Dec 2016
Celebrating Professional Development with USF

The University of Saint Francis and Press-Seal Corporation are celebrating a group of Press-Seal employees’ completion of a USF Professional Development Leadership program on December 13.

30Nov 2016
Internship Leads to Apprenticeship

How would you describe Press-Seal and what you do there? Press-Seal does gauges and instruments for the medical industry and rubber molded parts as underground sealing solutions for water and wastewater systems. It also does thermal plastic parts for the rail and marine industries.

23Aug 2016
Manhole Coring Operations - Sludge Containment

Water runoff from precast plants is catching the attention of environmental regulators. In particular, the water from coring operations is being scrutinized because of its acidity and other components. This is causing precasters to come up with the solutions for handling the water and sludge from […]

08Jul 2016

It’s very important to not skip steps when installing pipe gaskets. If someone asks you to make a BLT sandwich, you’re not going to leave out the bacon are you? That’s a critical step in creating the sandwich. So it’s important not to skip steps when installing pipe gaskets.

18Jun 2016

Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing and logistics (AML) initiative, has honored Press-Seal Corporation with a 2016 Conexus Indiana Touchstone Award, recognizing the company’s extraordinary hands-on contributions to preparing students for advanced manufacturing and logistics careers.

11Jun 2016
How Can A Rubber Gasket Break A Concrete Pipe Bell?

Why Does The Gasket Move? There are a variety of reasons the rubber gasket relocates to the AS1. The most common reason is improper lubing of the joint. When the lubricant is not applied properly to the joint and/or gasket, when the joint is assembled it pulls the gasket into the clearance annular […]

13Jan 2016

If you’ve been around the industry for any time at all, you’ve seen the mounds of grout slapped on a pipe and stuffed in voids to “seal” the connection.