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Method and System for Repairing a Damaged Plastic Pipe

Abstract: 

A sealing system for repairing an aperture or notch of a damaged plastic pipe. The sealing system comprises a patch member and an attachment tool. The patch member includes a top side, a bottom side, and comprises, in part, a thermoplastic material. The attachment tool includes a housing, a power source associated with the housing, a base member, attachment members for attaching the base member to the patch member, and members which facilitate positioning to the power source relative to the housing. The invention further includes a method of repairing an aperture or notch of a damaged plastic pipe.

Patent Number: 
6,004,412
Date Of Issue: 
12/21/1999
Inventors: 

Stephen Cecil Grigory;Glen William Deel;Jesse Abergo Villarreal;Rolf Glauser