Pipe & Drain Tools

Pipe and Drain Cleaning Tools

Through our Schwalm USA division, we are an authorized distributor of Picote pipe, drain and lateral solutions.

Designed with safety and efficiency in mind, Picote manufactures a comprehensive range of tools pipe renovation in pipes ranging from 1 ¼” to 10” in diameter. These systems are perfect for taking care of soft blockages, scale and calcium build-up and tree roots, concrete and lead deposits and failed gaskets and imperfections in your piping. We also offer systems for pipe coating and lateral reinstatement.

Rugged, durable and proven in the field, our Picote products will never let you down. Designed with the end-user in mind, all Picote products have been developed based on the performance demands and needs of our customers. We offer lateral reinstatement, drain cleaning, pipe coating equipment and fine tuning tools to meet all your needs.

Compatible with the Schwalm Sewer Robot

Many of the Picote pipe cleaning attachments are compatible with the Schwalm Talpa Robots. Most commonly pair with the Schwalm are the Grinding Panels, Smart Spider and Premium Chains.

You can find those products on www.shoptrenchless.com 


  • Picote’s Smart Cutter was the IIST 2012 Product of the Year
  • Picote products are designed for easy use with minimal breakage
  • Comprehensive training courses


  • Milling machines
  • Lateral cutters
  • Pipe and drain cleaning
  • Pipe coating
  • Smart cutters, chains, accessories

Effectively Repairs

  • Longitudinal cracking
  • Transverse cracking
  • Radial cracking
  • Root penetration
  • Socket end leaking

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