QuakeWrap Receives the 2021 Innovation Award!

Event: 2021 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Date: October 13, 2021 (4:00 pm – 8:30 pm) Location: Phoenix, AZ Description: We are proud to announce that QuakeWrap has received the Governor’s 2021 Innovator of the Year Small Company Award! Prof. Mo Ehsani will be attending this event which will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona. We…

Detroit Sewage Pipes Treated with Carbon Fiber Lining

Jim Nash, Oakland County water resources commissioner, and Candice S. Miller, Macomb County public works commissioner, announced that portions of the Oakland-Macomb Interceptor Drain Drainage District’s (OMIDDD) Northeast Sewage Pumping station were reinforced with a carbon fiber polymer lining called Wet Layup Liner from QuakeWrap Inc. based in Tuscon, Ariz. The lining is estimated to…

Local company develops tech that could have possibly prevented Florida condo collapse

TUCSON (KVOA) – Weeks before a deadly Florida condo collapse, the building’s board president wrote that structural problems noted in a 2018 report had become significantly worse. The letter hinted at condo owners being reluctant to pay for repair costs for the building estimated at over $15-million. With technology developed by a Tucson infrastructure company,…

Pool contractor photographed damaged garage 36 hours before Florida condo fell

Troubling photographs taken by a contractor in the basement garage of the Champlain Towers South condo 36 hours before it collapsed reveal cracked concrete, exposed and severely corroded rebar and pools of water on the floor. “There was standing water all over the parking garage,” the commercial pool contractor, who snapped the startling images, told the Miami Herald….

Innovations in Infrastructure

A new technique for in-place application of a carbon fiber pipe reinforcement has restored the structural integrity of a stormwater tunnel system under Interstate 35W and Interstate 94 in Minneapolis. The tunnels, which run through the sandstone soil at depths of 50 to 130 feet, often flood during heavy storms. The volume of water is…

Daring New Ideas for Infrastructure Repair

QuakeWrap’s story begins with its founder, Dr. Mo Ehsani, a former professor of civil engineering at the University of Arizona. He was inspired by two earthquakes in the California area: the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and the 1994 Northridge earthquake, which collectively claimed 120 lives and caused untold billions in damage. With an engineer’s professional…

Repair Damaged Piles With Form-A-Tube™

Form-A-Tube™ is the latest product developed by Prof. Mo Ehsani that can greatly simplify some of the tasks regularly encountered in the construction industry.  Unlike conventional forms that are made with cardboard and must be discarded in landfills after one use, Form-A-Tube™ is made from recycled products and can be used many times — making…

Energy infrastructure for the 21st Century

When experts discuss the state of the global energy landscape today, they are more likely to talk about America than the Middle East.  They may well discuss developments that have opened reserves here at home, practices that better protect communities and the environment, or fuel standards that improve conservation.  So why, we must ask, is...