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  1. Water Leaking through Old Mine Core Hole Stopped with Polyurethane

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    This underground mine, which is 1,100 feet below the surface, mined into a core hole taken from the surface.  The core hole was dumping significant amounts of ground water into the mine.  To stop the water inflow, a high-pressure probe and polyurethane grout was implemented. Grouting contractor Sub-Technical, Inc. used their specially designed probe to insert into the core hole.  The probe contains a port where polyurethane can then be injected to permanently seal it off. The polyurethane used was SealGuard II, which is manufactured by SealGuard, Inc.  SealGuard II is a dual component polyurethane grout that reacts in about 3 seconds to produce a rigid foam.  The cured foam has a 900-psi compression strength.

  2. SealGuard II Polyurethane Grout Injection to Stop Water

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    The seam on this dam tunnel was actively leaking water.  SealGuard II, a dual component polyurethane grout, was injected into the leak path to seal the water flow.  With just a drill, a dual component caulking gun, and some SealGuard II, a water leak of up to 50 gallons per minute can be stopped.  SealGuard II is manufactured by SealGuard, Inc. and the grouting was performed by Sub-Technical, Inc.

  3. Water Traveling Along a De-Watering Pipe in a Hard Rock Mine

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    The picture on the left is water traveling down the outside of de-watering pipe in a hard rock mine.  The picture on the right is after the annulus of the pipe was injected with polyurethane grout to control the unwanted groundwater infiltration.  This high-pressure injection of grout was able to stop the water in about fifteen minutes.  The polyurethane grout used was SealGuard II, dual component material that reacts in 1-3 seconds to create a rigid foam.  SealGuard II is manufactured by SealGuard, Inc. and the injection was performed by Sub-Technical, Inc.