PBF Drainage News

New Bluelight User

New Bluelight User 2560 1707 PBF Drainage

Another happy Bluelight installer.!

We would like to welcome ARM Pipetek Ltd to the Bluelight family.

ARM Pipetek are drainage and civils contractors with a wealth of experience in the Ultra Violet light cure CIPP sector.

Working closely with the water authorities in the North of England, new works streams has meant diversifying and requirements meant they needed a reliable, high quality lateral lining system.

PBF Drainage have worked closely with ARM for a number of years and we introduced them to our Bluelight LED light curing system.

Being the UK agents as well as Bluelight contractors we discussed the benefits of this system along with its usability and high productivity. The high quality was a requirement for the water authority, along with the Styrene free resins, long life expectancy and virtual zero risk involved. Proof of curing is provided via the built in protocol information of the system.

ARM Pipetek have been undertaking their training and certification on the system throughout the week installing multiple liners at different locations.


Bluelight LED Curing

Dec. 2019 Keeping PBF Drainage at the forefront of the CIPP industry

Dec. 2019 Keeping PBF Drainage at the forefront of the CIPP industry 1100 619 PBF Drainage

PBF Drainage always prides itself on the use of the latest technology providing environmentally friendly, cost effective solutions to the trenchless industry.

We are the first company in the UK to have purchased the latest in CIPP curing systems. Bluelight is the only truly tried and tested LED light cure system on the market with over 300,000m of live installs. The installation is still done using traditional techniques but with the advantage of being able to cure glass liners as well.

The styrene free Vinylester resins are completely odour free, chemical resistant and heat resistant which are ideal for the use in or around buildings that pose high risk of vapours causing an issue such as schools, homes, and hospitals.

The resins are impregnated into the felt or glass liners in the standard ways but cured using a specialist LED light head that is either pushed or pulled through the liner once it has been inflated and ready for curing.

Curing speeds of up to 1.6m / minute are achievable and because the equipment is so lightweight and portable it is ideal for use where access can be an issue, such as railway locations, inside of buildings and high level installations.

We are now the UK distributor for the equipment so as well as installing the liners we are able to offer full equipment sales and liner support meaning we are truly a one stop shop for the new addition to the UK market.

Jan. 2018 Further investment in mortar spray coating equipment

Jan. 2018 Further investment in mortar spray coating equipment 1123 1319 PBF Drainage

This year has seen our new spray coating equipment arrive into our depot. Training has taken place and our first job with the new equipment has already taken place.

This new equipment will see us at the forefront of mortar coating, and increase our capabilities to include smaller projects or where access is restricted. All the equipment can be mounted into one of our 3.5t vehicles and taken to site. The mixing and pumping equipment can either stay on the vehicle or be taken out and located where vehicles can’t get to.

The equipment consists of a continuous mixer with built in water control, vibrator and is wheel mounted for easy movement whilst on site, a two speed reversible pump, which allows for fast or slow mortar pumping, and backing of pressure to reduce risk to the operator in case of blockage.

We have also purchased a small wet spray lance which allows us access to smaller areas to carry out coating without the risk of rebound affecting the operator.

Sep. 2017 Prokasro Ultra Violet Light Curing Equipment purchased

Sep. 2017 Prokasro Ultra Violet Light Curing Equipment purchased 600 600 PBF Drainage

Further exciting news for our customers.

We have invested in a new portable Ultra Violet Light Cure rig. The system is a single unit mounted in a specially made cable reel with control panels and computer system mounted on top.

The entire system weighs 550kg and has lifting hooks fitted along with heavy duty casters to enable it to be taken to virtually any job site.

We can install fully structural liners from 150mm – 1200mm with this system in lengths of 200m which speeds up the installation process and the curing times for the liners, in turn reducing disruption for our clients and the general public.

The system was purchased direct from Prokasro in Germany who are widely renowned for supplying the best equipment on the market. With the help of Simon Little worldwide sales Prokasro supplied us with everything necessary to carry out installations from the day it was delivered.

Having already installed 1000m or varying sized liners we look forward to continuing our increased services offered to our clients.

Jul. 2017 New Rausch CCTV vehicle arrives

Jul. 2017 New Rausch CCTV vehicle arrives 1600 1200 PBF Drainage

PBF Drainage like the best in life.

We have invested in a new Rausch CCTV vehicle. The camera equipment and reporting computers are all mounted in a medium wheelbase VW Crafter enabling access to smaller sites that other larger camera vans cant get to.

The vehicle is fitted out to an incredibly high standard with full electric lifting hoist for raising and lowering the camera into the chamber, full utility storage draws, wash down pump, night heater and full LED lighting.

The vehicle is equipped with the latest in CCTV equipment and has the ability to survey pipe diameters of 80mm – 3000mm. We can also carry out laser profiling in round pipes up to 1200mm.

The front half of the vehicle is fitted out with full office suite with 3 large screen computer screens for easy viewing and reduced operator fatigue, night heater, drawers and lockers. The entire system runs of internal battery systems which can be charged off the vehicles engine or via generator.

Feb. 2017 – Another first for PBF with the purchase of a pillow packer

Feb. 2017 – Another first for PBF with the purchase of a pillow packer 1980 2330 PBF Drainage

This new type of packer is the first ever in the UK. Designed to install large diameter patch repairs in pipes, this new design allows installation through a standard manhole cover without having increase the size of the access to the pipe. Designed to use traditional materials but install into varying shapes and sizes of pipe diameters.

2 different sizes are available, for 700mm – 900mm and 1050mm – 1200mm. Trials have now been completed and the first installations have already been carried out with great success.

Don’t just take our word for it

find us

PBF Drainage Services Ltd.
Unit 27
Rothersthorpe Crescent

01604 753558

© 2020 PBF Drainage Ltd.

    Privacy Preferences

    When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in the form of cookies. Here you can change your Privacy preferences. It is worth noting that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we are able to offer.

    Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking code.
    Click to enable/disable Google Fonts.
    Click to enable/disable Google Maps.
    Click to enable/disable video embeds.
    Our website uses cookies, mainly from 3rd party services. Define your Privacy Preferences and/or agree to our use of cookies.