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Best Practices

If you want to understand how to use Hamilton Kent products properly and effectively, refer to the best practices and installations guides in this section.

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Tylox® WT+ Series Installation Instructions

Instructions for properly preparing the pipe and the WT+ Connector before the pipe is inserted through the connector into the concrete structure.

Lifespan® Installation Guide

These instructions will guide you through the process of installing a Lifespan® System unit, using either anchor bolts or an adhesive.

Kent Seal™ Butyl Sealant Installation Instructions

Instructions on proper application of the Kent Seal butyl sealant for watertight sealing of precast concrete joints.

Tylox® MIB Series Installation Instructions

Proper installation instructions for the Tylox® Mechanically Installed Boot Connectors: Cobra Style, Adjustable Style and Toggle Style.

Tylox SOCL Gasket Installation Instructions

These instructions will guide you through the proper installation of the SOCL gasket on pipe and manholes.

Lifespan® Maintenance Guide

Detailed instructions on how to best maintain the performance and effectiveness of the Lifespan® System manhole frame, cover and other components.

Lifespan® Inroad Install Classification Table

Table classifying what inroad applications are appropriate for installation of the Lifespan® System.

Tylox® SOC gasket installation instructions

Complete instructions on how to install the Tylox® SOC profile gasket on a signle offset joint and properly equalize and lubricate it.

Tylox® SORT Gasket installation instructions

Complete instructions on how to install the Tylox® SORT profile gasket in the groove of a confined oring joint, and properly equalize and lubricate it.

Installing A Lifespan® System
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You and your team have done manhole installations in the past. But they have been tough and tedious. How is a Lifespan® installation different? Watch and see!

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Your underground infrastructure questions, answered by experts

How do you test a gasket or prevent infiltration through manhole covers? What standards and certifications govern Hamilton Kent products? Get answers to common infrastructure questions in our FAQ section.

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