City Saddle "Top Hat" Liner
The city saddle connection is located where a private sewer line ties into the city main line. Using our specialized trenchless equipment we can reline this connection without having to dig up the connection in the city street. Saving customers thousands of dollars.
What is a Top Hat Liner?
The Top Hat system uses a polyester corrosion resistant fiberglass insert. This unique fiberglass insert fits Y and T saddle connections.
It is delivered impregnated and wrapped in a protect black foil. Driven in place to the saddle connection through a street accessible access point.
Top Hat Liner Process (In steps)
The first step is to verify if the city saddle can have a top hat liner installed. The technician will inspect the saddle connection.
The 2nd step is to prep the top hat liner and set it up on the robotic crawler for installation. The fiberglass insert will be wrapped around the air bladder and impregnated with the polyester resin.
The final step the robotic crawler with the impregnated fiberglass insert it put into place using a attached camera and is inverted into the city saddle connection. Using UV light the the polyester resin is cured in 7 minutes. Once cured the robotic crawler is removed and the saddle connection lined and ready for service.
Frequently Asked Questions About Top Hat Liners
Below you can find answers to the most common questions that we are asked about top hat liners.
Find out if your sewer pipe is a candidate for trenchless technology
The best way to determine if your sewer pipe can be relined, pipe bursted, top hat on the y or t saddle is to contact Rooter Alert Plumbing. We will perform a sewer video camera inspection of your sewer line to access the situation and offer a cost effective trenchless repair method to fix your sewer issue permanently.