Cast-in seals for precast structures are unique for a lot of reasons and you’re here reading this because you have questions about the seal, right?
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.
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 […]
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.