Shield Tunneling - Akkerman

Shield Tunneling

Shield Tunneling

Shield Tunneling

Excavator Boring Shields (EBSs), equipped with the EX-50 Excavator are suitable for 100 – 168-in. OD pipe jacking, and liner plate and ring-beam and lagging tunnel building applications. The EX-50 excavator is controlled with a joy stick and foot controls, and removes soil and obstacles at the face of the bore between the boring shield’s shelves. Soil is excavated with the EX-50 backhoe claw and transported by a belt or screw conveyor to a large capacity haul unit for removal from the launch shaft.

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Digging Deeper – November 2022

Akkerman Model 4800 GBM – Maximum Versatility The Akkerman 4800 GBM offers contractors the ultimate in flexibility for guided auger bores. Many contractors have found the ability of the 4800 GBM to not only be an effective tool for installing pilot tubes, but also to follow the pilot tubes with a standard auger bore between […]

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