Stainless steel, carbon steel and polyethylene casing spacers from Advance Products and Systems are the first choice in ensuring the integrity of a carrier pipe when installed in casing.
Mechanically speaking... casing spacers do the job they’re supposed to do.
Problems using wooden skids:
Advantages of Casing Spacers:
When comparing wood skids to casing spacers, we consider the potential liability arising from wood skids to be much higher.
Wood skids are:
Whereas casing spacers:
Environmentally, it makes more sense to use manufactured spacers, removing the need for wood. In some areas where special hard woods are specified, the growth of hardwood trees has rapidly diminished.
APS’s spacers are made of recycled metal, plastic and polyethylene, use no wood and therefore eliminate the need for the cutting down trees thus helping to preserve our environment.
APS’s casing spacers are made from recycled metal, plastics and polyethylene. We don’t have to build them that way but we feel that it’s important.