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The Leader in Trenchless Pipe Bursting Equipment and Accessories

Here at TRIC Tools, we understand exactly how important equipment is to pipeline and sewer system technicians. For a job that would normally take 40 minutes or so to complete, it can take hours if the equipment is worn, outdated, or broken. TRIC Tools carries state-of-the-art equipment designed to help you complete each job and move on as efficiently as possible. The craftsmanship in this family extends three generations and we have consistently produced powerful and durable equipment at reasonable prices.

A Range of Top Quality Products

Bursting pipes without the right equipment can result in hard, messy work that is not satisfactory for home and business owners. Fortunately, we carry trenchless pipe bursting equipment and accessories.

We also have state-of-the-art pulling units to assist you as well. A quick job can easily turn into a few hours without the proper equipment. The X30 is the ideal package when bursting pipes up to 6-inches in diameter. TRIC has our own line of hydraulic pumps for pipe bursting equipment designed to be very simple and efficient.

Bursting heads are essential in the plumbing business and if any are broken it's very problematic. Pipe fusion equipment is for fusing bursting heads to the pipe for easy manipulation. TRIC offers three different designs for any sized job and ensures great durability.

Lastly, we design accessories as well that prove to be vital to the task at hand. These trenchless technologies accessories include but are not limited to, 10K Gauges, duct rodder, 3/4″ compact swaged cable, and many more.

Featured Products

Hi Flow 13
Hi-Flow 13 Hydraulic Pumps
M100 System
M100 System Pulling Units
M50 System
M50 System Pulling Units
X30 System
X30 System Pulling Units

Markets Served

TRIC Tools takes pride in providing quality pieces of pipe pulling equipment and more to the following:


Trust your pipe bursting needs to the company that pioneered the industry of trenchless home sewer replacement. We’ve seen it all and can advise you wisely. TRIC is still out front, and we’ll keep you there, too.


Stay ahead of aging infrastructure failures with a proactive plan to replace the worst first, and choose TRIC Tools as your equipment partner. We’ve got the knowledge and experience to guide you to successful solutions every time.


Whether you need to replace an aging conveyance system or simply increase capacity, we’ve got the equipment to keep you online as much as possible, make quick work of the job and ensure your continued profitability.

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Our range of products can meet your needs for the following:


TRIC introduced sewer lateral pipe bursting to the underground utilities industry, and since then we have expanded our patented method to larger municipal sewers in all types of situations. From a two-inch laundry line to a 14-inch sewer main, we’ve got what it takes to make it happen quickly, with as little disruption as possible on and under the surface.

Potable Water

TRIC Tools are the premium choice for equipment that can effectively remove old water pipes and accommodate the sanitary needs of potable pressurized line replacement.

Natural Gas Transmission

As natural gas becomes a more significant option for future energy needs, TRIC Tools will help ensure sound infrastructure and increased capacity to handle projected conveyance volumes.


Learn How to Make an Extra 1 Million Dollars in Revenue Using the TRIC System.

TrenchlessMarketing helps contractors surpass their marketing and sales goals when they invest in the TRIC system from TRIC Tools.

About TRIC Tools

Why Choose TRIC Tools?

When you choose TRIC equipment, you’re getting more than just hardware. You’re investing in decades of innovation and field-tested products, coupled with an ongoing commitment to product improvement and customer satisfaction. When you choose TRIC, you choose to be part of the solution.

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"I have looked at and used several types of equipment and I highly recommend TRIC. Their equipment is simple to use and reasonably priced. The backup given by these guys is outstanding!"

Joe Bristol Concord, CA, Roto-Rooter

"Old excavation practices pale in comparison to this wonderful technology! The expression on the customer’s face after experiencing the TRIC Trenchless process and the minimal destruction to their property is unbelievable."

Leak Detection
Dick Rennick CEO, American Leak Detection

"The TRIC Trenchless machine is the most compact [sewer] replacement system on the market. It has put two out of three of my backhoes out of business. And the service does not end with the purchase of the machine."

Mike Tallman Ventura, CA, ARS-Rescue Rooter

"The TRIC system gives you instant payback. It is an easy-to-use, quality system with superb tech support. We looked hard and far and found nothing comparable."

Heiko Dzierzon Berkeley, CA, Pipe Spy

"You guys are always there for us!"

Mike Petelle Seattle, WA, Sewer Friendly

"For over 15 years TRIC Tools has always been there when I needed them. “Just call, and I’ll be there” seems to be Ward’s motto. Thanks TRIC Tools. We look forward to a continuing and profitable future!"

Jim Theriault Sarasota, FL, Omni-Eye

"We love using TRIC equipment in easements and other difficult places. I really appreciate their support, and we feel that their tools are the best out there for these types of projects."

Juan Perez San Francisco, CA, Precision Engineering

"I wanted a simple, reliable pipebursting system that I could run off my backhoe. The TRIC M50 fit the bill. Plus, the support and cooperation I get from TRIC is fantastic!"

Robin Paulsell Crockett, CA, Paulsell Consulting

"I’ve financed my entire operation since 2007 with my first TRIC system, and it’s still going strong. I have jobs lined up for months!"

Rick Miller Owner, Berkshire Rooter, Pittsfield MA

"These days there are many sewer replacement systems out on the market. The TRIC Trenchless system has increased my company’s efficiency in the underground department. It has taken the back-ache out of sewer replacement."

Jeff Rubie Sacramento, CA, Mr. Rooter Plumbing

Projects Portfolio

We’re proud to provide this gallery of representative projects for the diverse applications of TRIC Tools equipment.

Pipe Repair

Squaw Valley Mutual Water Company

New twist on trenchless shows promise for California water company’s ability to avoid costly …

Sewer Line Construction

Sewer Line Upsize in Perris, CA

Innovative pipebursting approach successfully upsizes old trunk sewer line to serve a new Southern …

Pipe Bursting Tool

Lafayette, LA Utilities

Our equipment and Geaux Trenchless help the Lafayette (LA) Utilities System save nearly a …

Pipeline Repair

Shaw Pipeline

Upsize 40 critical feet of 8-inch clay sewer main to 14-inch HDPE beneath a busy downtown …

Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory

Sweet Rewards: A new composite cutting blade and a hydraulic ram enable us to overcame accessibility …

bursting heads pipe bursting tric tools

Ross Valley Sanitation

In-house pipe bursting provides a cost-effective solution for this California sewer authority’s I/I …

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Safety and simplicity are our primary concerns while providing equipment that is durable and saves you time and money in the process. Feel free to call us or fill out the form if you have any questions or for a consultation regarding our trenchless equipment.

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