TUNNEL BORING (TBM)

Tunnel boring utilizes a steerable rotary cutting head for excavating while hydraulic jacks advance the tunnel.  BTrenchless offers various types of cutting heads to compliment our TBM systems.

 

ADVANTAGES

  • Suitable for a wide variety of soil types
  • Drives of aver 1000 ft possible
  • Allows for removal of obstructions
  • Adaptable to changing soil conditions

CONSIDERATIONS

  • Ground water
  • Cobble and magma
  • Minimum tunnel diameter of 51"

 



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