TERRA-HAMMER T 080mini SK lays gas line in Zirndorf

kleine Startgrube für eine Erdrakete, small starting pit © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland
In the Swiss city Zirndorf a 9 m (30 ft) long protection pipe was laid under an existing road. Later on a gas line was pulled into this protection pipe Ø 70 mm (2.75”). The Authorities Zirndorf decided to use the underground piercing tool TERRA-HAMMER T 080mini SK, because it can be started from a small pit with 1.00 x 1.00 x 0.80 m (3.3 x 3.3 x 2.5 ft) with low recoil. Its combi head KOK allows the precise penetration through stony ground. With its low total weight of 24 kg (53 lbs) it is an ideal one-man-machine. This pipe laying project could be finished successfully and economically. The TERRA-HAMMER T 080mini SK in the small starting pit during entering the ground. After a short while the direction and inclination are checked again. The TERRA-HAMMER is entering the ground. In spite of the difficult ground conditions the TERRA-HAMMER T 080mini SK with its combi head pierces to the target. The fast reverse allowed an efficient operation. Der TERRA-HAMMER T 080mini SK reaches the arrival pit right on target. The new pipe has been pulled in.
Kontrolle der Ausrichtung, check of the direction © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland
leichte Korrektur der Position, small correction of the position © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland
schwierige Bodenverhältnisse, difficult ground conditions © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland

T 080mini SK am Ziel, T 080mini SK reaches the target © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland
Schutzrohr wurde verlegt, the protection pipe is laid © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland
Das Neurohr ist verlegt, the new pipe has been pulled in © TERRA AG, Reiden, Switzerland


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