Microtunneling with PVC Pipe
PVC is a suitable and economical product for sewer system construction. However, in the past, utilization of PVC sewer pipe in microtunneling was impossible due to axial thrust load limitations...

Installing a Raw Water Line by Microtunneling
Construction began in 1991 on a new water treatment plan for the Towns of Cary and Apex, with B. Everett Jordan Lake as a water source. Installation of two 1,400 mm raw water lines approximately...

Microtunneling of Vitrified Clay Pipe in the United States
Vitrified clay pipe (VCP) has been used for centuries to convey waste water away for cities. In Europe and Japan, VCP has been used in the microtunnelling process for longer than 10 years....

Microtunneling: Overview and Case Study
Microtunneling is defined in the United States as a remotely controlled, laser guided pipe jacking process, which does not require personnel entry. This paper describes the components...

Manholes and Microtunneling
Contractors are for the Oakwood Beach Interceptor Sewer Project, on Staten Island, N.Y., were having difficulty. Glacial tills and a high water table made working 90 ft below the ground...

Microtunneling MARTA
Microtunneling technology was used to provide temporary support for two transit tunnels that were part of the extension of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority system. This...

Microtunneling: No Pipe Dream
Microtunneling machines developed in Japan and Germany can help install pipes, ducts and cables without disrupting urban activities at street level. A microtunnel is defined as having...

 

 

 

 

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