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Another Terratec micro system for Bangkok 22 Sep 2016

Terratec News Release

A new microtunnelling system has completed successful factory acceptance tests at the Terratec assembly plant in Guangzhou, China, before Terratec customer Drill-Tech Thailand Co Ltd takes delivery of the mchine in Bangkok for a new cable tunnel project for the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA).

Contractor and Terratec manufacturing teams
Contractor and Terratec manufacturing teams
New micro sytem heading for Bangkok
New micro sytem heading for Bangkok

The micro system can push standard 3m long x DN1800 concrete pipes and can be expanded to work with 3m long x DN2000 pipes. The order with Terratec includes supply of the shield, the main jacking station, intermediate jacking stations, the slurry transport system, a digital guidance system and a control container with the operation panel and power pack.

The system was designed by Terratec at its engineering centre in Australia for production and assembly at the company’s plant in Guangzhou with key components coming mainly from Australia and Japan.

The machines are to bore in the typical Bangkok soil composed of clay, stiff clay and very stiff clay. Some state-of-the art features include a cone crusher integrated into the cutterhead structure, the Enzan-Terratec laser guidance system and data recorder and remote access for the complete tunnelling system.

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