TUNNEL DRIVING MACHINES ON TRIAL

TUNNELVORTRIEBSMASCHINEN IN DER BEWAEHRUNG

A DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF FULLY AND PARTIALLY SECTIONAL MACHINES FOR DRILLING TUNNELS IN ROCK. IN HARD ROCK SELF- PROPELLING MACHINE UNITS ARE USED. CONSTANTLY OPERATING EQUIPMENT REMOVES THE SPOIL. ONE TUNNELLING MACHINE FOR HARD ROCK DRIVES CIRCULAR TUNNEL TUBES RANGING FROM 4400 TO 4800 MM IN DIAMETER, AND IS ALSO SUITABLE FOR LOCUS OF CENTRES OF ABOUT 150 M. A DRAINAGE TUNNEL SEVERAL METRES IN LENGTH WAS BUILT IN ENGLAND WITH A PARTIAL SECTION DRIVING MACHINE. THE WIRTH TUNNEL DRILLING MACHINE TBV/580 HAS A CAPACITY OF 760 KW AND A MAXIMUM TORQUE OF 76000 KPM. PRESTRESSING IS WITH 8 SHIELDS HAVING A TOTAL PRESTRESSING FORCE OF 2260 TONNES. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Elsner (Otto) Verlagsgesellschaft

    P.O. Box 4014
    D 16 Darmstadt,   Germany 
  • Publication Date: 1972

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 31-37
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080564
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM