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Pipe Bursting

IPR is the global leader in pipe bursting

IPR, through its PM Construction division, is the world leader in pipe bursting. Since 1984, PM Construction has burst more than 15 million feet of damaged water, sewer and industrial pipelines. Superior quality equipment, exceptional project management, and unmatched experience make IPR the simple choice for even the most complex pipe bursting projects.

Typical Applications

IPR's pipe bursting capabilities include the trenchless replacement of the following piping materials:

  • Non-Reinforced Concrete
  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Ductile Iron
  • Clay
  • PVC
The IPR PM Construction Pipe Bursting Advantage
  • Can burst pipe from 4" - 54" diameter
  • Ability to upsize pipeline for increased capacity for future demands on pipeline
  • Replacement pipe made of HDPE for 50-year design life
Guidelines for Pipe Bursting

Mainline Sewer Pipe Bursting

Static/Hydraulic Pipe Bursting

Pipe Bursting Video
This video highlights a pipe bursting project for the City of Dallas, TX, where 2,200 LF of 36" RCP was burst and then upsized to 42" DR 17 HDPE pipe.