Terratec announces MTBM factory acceptance

29 January 2016

THAILAND – Contractor Italian-Thai Development has accepted two MTBM systems. Manufactured by Terratec, the machines will be put to work on the MRTA Green Line (North) project. The MTBMs are made for jacking standard Concrete Pipes of either I.D. 1,500mm or 1,800mm, with 3,000mm length. Contractor.

The machines are to bore in the typical Bangkok soil composed of clay, stiff clay and very stiff clay. As the machines may encounter the wooden piles or pieces from previous ancient houses, the design of the cutterhead features a cone crusher. The machine is also equipped with an Enzan-Terratec laser guidance system and a data recorder.