lateral spacing

Evolution of Plastic Drainage Tile

When the manufacturing of plastic drainage tile began in the late 1960s, the process was a little different than today’s standards. One of the primary differences was the method used to select and test raw materials. Pipe made with “virgin” resin was the only product available at the time. The tightly specified blends of reprocessed …

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Good Isn’t Good Enough

Splitting laterals that were originally placed too far apart at 60’ to 100’ spacings is old news. It’s been going on for decades. By 2002, ADI had already split 95% of the systems they had installed in the early 1980s. These necessary improvements often took projects down to 30’ and 40’ spacings. The latest evolution …

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