Guided Pipe Ramming - Akkerman

Guided Pipe Ramming

Guided Pipe Ramming

Guided Pipe Ramming has been becoming an increasingly popular trenchless method as it is effective in a wide variety of ground conditions proven difficult with other conventional methods such as auger boring.  This method combines the line and grade accuracy of the pilot tube installation with the power of a compressed air pneumatic pipe rammer affixed to the rear of the casing.

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To learn more about our versatile equipment for guided pipe ramming, see the equipment section or contact one of our experienced sales representatives for more information.

Case Studies

Digging Deeper – October 2022

Underground Construction or Digging Deeper: Difficult Microtunneling Conquered in Milwaukee Super Excavators Inc. (SEI) of Menomonee Falls, WI recently holed out on target after battling very challenging conditions along the 1670ft alignment. After launching the Akkerman SL74C MTBM setup to install 72in RCP, obstructions and mixed-face conditions caused significant horizontal and vertical deviations at the […]

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