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Tile Conduit Layer

Lay tile conduits that insulate and protect water or steampipes.

What does a Tile Conduit Layer do?

Lays tile conduit that insulates and protects water or steampipes: Lays runners in previously excavated trench and checks slope with carpenter’s level, digging out or filling in with loose earth. Splits drain tile longitudinally and places halved tiles on runners, fitting spigot end of each half tile into bell end of adjacent tile. Mixes mortar of cement, oakum, and water, and applies it to edges of top half of tiles after PIPE FITTER has laid water or steampipes in bottom tiles already in position. Places top half sections on corresponding bottom half tiles and seals joints between sections by forcing mortar into bell end of tiles [PIPE LAYER].