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Immediately cleared severe tap water discoloration at a Vietnam hotel

Background The development of corrosion inside water pipes can cause tap water to turn reddish-brown. The discoloration could ease to a point that it's no longer an issue after you let the water flow for a moment. But the water issue won't stop no matter how much you do so under the excessive development of rust-related corrosion. Since we're pretty familiar with clean and transparent tap water, I'm sure we'll ...
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Case study at the London residence of the British sovereign

Background Water is essential in our daily lives not only for drinking purposes but for maintaining a clean and comfortable environment. This is not an exception for royal family residents. We would like to introduce the case study at the British sovereign's residence in London: Buckingham Palace. Buckingham Palace About the palace Have you seen the English royal family lining up at a gorgeou...
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Case Study at Whittington Hospital, UK

Water pipe deterioration Old and rusty water pipe As time passes, it is inevitable that any buildings get old. Plumbing systems, essential for our daily lives, also deteriorate after many years of use. For example, if you see reddish water coming out from a faucet, you should be alarmed as it is a sign that rust has peeled off and leached in the tap water enough to cause discoloration. If left untreated, y...
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NMR Pipetector saves the British Museum?

Background Today, we would like to introduce a case study at the British Museum, one of the most grandeur museums in the world. We have discussed how NMR Pipetector was adopted and brought advantages there. NMR Pipetector adopted world-wide What kind of a museum is it? The British Museum is an important cultural faciity that preserves and passes on the UK's history to future generations. Loca...
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NMR Pipetector Case Study at the London City Hall

Background NMR Pipetector has gained a favorable reputation not only in Japan but also in the UK as a solution to issues caused by red rust. One of the UK cases is the Guildhall, the city hall of London. The below is a summary of how NMR Pipetector improved the water quality there. NMR Pipetector being introduced around the world Used at World Heritage First, let me talk about what the Guildhall ...
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Case study at the Royal Bank of Scotland

Inside plumbing systems Are you aware of what is going on inside your plumbing systems? Many people will probably be like, "No idea," or, "Never thought of it." We may pay attention to water pipes only when something unusual happens to them. However, the piping systems are also part of our home. If they aren't kept in proper conditions, they can cause disruptions, such as water discoloration and water leaks, to...
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Case study at a UK five-star hotel

Background Discoloration in water is usually caused by red rust inside water pipes. To get rid of it, NMR Pipetector has been adopted as the best solution not only at buildings in Japan but also at those around the world, the Royal Garden Hotel in London, UK, among them. the Royal Garden Hotel in London, UK Statue of Queen Victoria within the hotel's property Past situation What had happened t...
Basic knowledge of pipe degradation

How can we reduce pipe repairing costs?

What costs much upon managing condos is the repairing of water pipes. When apartments' water pipes had leaks caused by red rust deterioration in the past days, residents had no choice but to replace them. However, with our pipe protection device NMR Pipetector, the corrosion degradation inside pipes can be completely controlled, and by this, you can continue using your pipes for more than 40 years. This eliminates...
Basic knowledge of pipe degradation

How can I extend the lifespan of water pipes?

Washing away red rust is not the smartest idea to take care of pipes. Conventional methods to deal with pipe rusting, such as cleansing and sandblasting, can damage inside the tubes to cause loss of their integrity. Instead, look no more than NMR Pipetector! It prevents the internal red rust by turning it into black rust without reducing the strength or being in contact with the water flowing inside. Unlike mos...
Basic knowledge of pipe degradation

Even if there is no sign of discolored water, red rust deterioration remains!

Although straight water pipes in condominiums are vinyl-lined, corrosion deterioration still progresses at pipe joints. Even if a pipe joint is clogged with red rust development more than 90%, we see no water discoloration. It is difficult to notice deterioration inside tap water pipes. Red rust deterioration in pipes can only be recognized with an endoscope. When considering the use of NMR Pipetector on tap water...
Basic knowledge of pipe degradation

What is an effective way of pipe rehabilitation?

There are several conventional methods for pipe rehabilitation, but neither of them is perfect. For example, bisphenols, the main component of epoxy resin, dissolve in drinking water and cause sanitary problems. Membrane deaeration and other methods are also ineffective because they fail to treat pipes during night times when water consumption becomes high in buildings. Electrode and sacrificial anodes cannot ...
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Protecting precious works of art

Representative of human history, art and culture The British Museum is one of the largest museums in the world, displaying more than eight million works of art and cultural assets of great historical value. This grandeur museum is always listed as London's most popular sightseeing location and receives a high reputation. It attracts more than 6.4 million visitors every year, too. However, the facility faced...
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UK parliament tested product

NMR Pipetector preserving Buckingham Palace's water steel pipes We want to share how we made it to Buckingham Palace. First, the UK's largest and most historic luxury department store, Harrods, sought a measure against red rust issues in its galvanized steel hot water pipes. The store installed NMR Pipetector on Mar. 31, 2006, at an urgent request of department executives because discolored water had been ap...
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Obtaining patents

Patented one after another NMR Pipetector, a device to address red rust problems in steel pipes, obtained patents in Japan, the US, S. Korea and Hong Kong. In the past, patents were granted only if they were unique. In recent years, however, they are closely examined whether they have high reproducibility, in addition to their uniqueness. Japan patent US patents New technologies are subject to a ...
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Rectifies water discoloration!

The NMR Pipetector effectiveness is tested are evaluated through water sampling, filtering and cutting steel pipe pre and post installation. The below are some examples. Discolored water became clear after the installation of NMR Pipetector We tested our device NMR Pipetector's effectiveness on rusty pipes in July 2016 to confirm its potential for future ODA projects mainly in Southeast Asia ...
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Extends the life expectancy of galvanized steel pipes!

Carbon steel pipes, or galvanized steel pipes, are used for water supply pipes and central heating, chilled pipes. Their life expectancy is generally 20 years* approximately. However, NMR Pipetector enables us to use such pipes for more than 50 years. The below are other successful achievements. *Reference: "Technology to Improve the Durability of Building Equipment" published by the Building Maintenance ...
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Extending life expectancy of piping up to that of building

Extending life expectancy of piping up to that of building The only way to extend the life expectancy of existing steel pipes to that of building is to reduce internal red rust to black rust. Removing red rust by cleaning or sand blasting will damage piping inside and reduce its strength. Our product NMR Pipetector can convert red rust to black rust without being in direct contact with water and thus not damage...
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