Innovative methods and equipment are described which are utilized or being developed for utilization in the Trans- Alaskan project. These include special trenching machines, chain saw rock cutters, pipe bedding and padding compactors, protection systems for workmen, tie-in positioning clamps, lift platforms, and warming equipment for pipes. Backhoes that dig pipe trench, bridge wings that support pipeline and installation methods that adapt to site requirements are reviewed. Thirty eight innovative drills and vertical support members set by coordinated machine lineup are also described. The following unusual features are outlined: installation unit, cement placement unit, sand slurry placement unit, sand-cement transport, sand transport and water transport.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Authors:
    • Lee, R E
    • SMITH, L
    • Donnelly, C W
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

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  • Accession Number: 00080814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM