TT Technologies' redesigned Grundopit pit-launched mini directional drill is well suited for difficult fiber-to-the-home and utility service line installations in tight working conditions. The unit is compact, 54 inches long, 43 inches wide and 57 inches tall. The Grundopit delivers 13,489 lbs. of thrust and pull back and 553 ft. lbs. of torque with bore length up to 150 feet. The Grundopit is an ideal entry-level system for utilities, cable industries or as a supplement to larger units.
TT Technologies will be displaying its full line of trenchless piercing tools, pipe ramming tools and pipe bursting tools, at CONEXPO 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Attendees will be able to see the complete line of trenchless equipment including the Grundoburst static pipe bursting system and Grundocrack pneumatic pipe bursting tools.The Grundoburst static pipe bursting system utilizes a specially designed bladed cutter head to make bursting ductile iron and steel pipe possible. The Grundoburst systems range in size from 45 to 287 tons of pullback force and can be used to burst pipe from 4 to 48 inches. Grundocrack pneumatic pipe bursting tools can be used to burst fracturable pipe from 4 to 54 inches in diameter. Grundoram pneumatic pipe ramming tools can be used to ram steel casings ranging in size from 6 through 144 inches in diameter.
TT Technologies recently introduced a new cutterhead configuration for its Grundoburst static pipe bursting system. The new configuration consists of three specially designed bladed, roller cutterheads in succession. The bladed roller cutting head configuration allows contractors to burst/split large diameter steel and ductile iron pipes when used with larger Grundoburst static bursting systems. The new special cutterhead design allows for a smoother host pipe cut and greater protection for the new pipe.
TT Technologies, is now offering the latest Prime Drilling HDD drill rig with 135,000 lbs. (600 kN) of pullback. The new Prime Drilling PD 60/30 is compact, yet powerful and technically advanced. Because the unit is self-contained, transport and set up times are greatly reduced time. The unit features a specially designed, space-saving, onboard high-pressure pump ideal for greater maneuverability and jobsite flexibility.
TT Technologies, offers a wide range of plastic pipe splitting heads developed by working directly with gas utilities to create optimum splitting head configurations. The designs are capable of splitting and replacing plastic gas service and main lines from ½-inch to 4 inches in diameter. The hardened heat-treated steel cutting blades are available in various designs and sizes to best match the type of plastic host pipe, as well as soil conditions. For service line splitting, the splitting heads are paired with a Mini Grundotugger winch or pulled with a backhoe. For main line splitting, a larger Grundowinch cable pulling system is used.
Design engineers, with the help of contractors and equipment manufacturers, are pushing the limits on pipe size and drive lengths for pipe ramming projects. Much care and planning are necessary for a project to be successful like one recently competed by In-Ling Contracting Ltd. The project, in Fort McMurray, Alberta, involved installing a 3,657 mm by 72 m long steel creek drainage line under Highway 63. In-Ling Contracting Ltd., was contracted to perform the work.
TT Technologies is now offering its latest Prime Drilling HDD drill rig with 135,000 pounds (600 kN) of pullback. The new Prime Drilling PD 60/30 is compact, yet powerful and technically advanced. Because the unit is self-contained, transport and set up times are greatly reduced. The unit features a specially-designed, space-saving, onboard high-pressure pump ideal for greater maneuverability and jobsite flexibility.
TT Technologies recently introduced a pipe rammer and bentonite system package for oil and gas pipeline installation projects. The pipeliner package features an 18-inch diameter Grundoram Goliath pneumatic pipe ramming system and a Grundomudd 500 bentonite mixing/delivery system.
The compact Grundodrill 4X is designed for residential service, small diameter main installations, last mile operations, and gas pipeline applications, offering 9,800 pounds of thrust and pullback. Using the compact drill is less intrusive and ideal for areas where larger units are not an option.
TT Technologies offers 16 models of the Grundoram pipe ramming tools for trenchless casing installations from 4 to 122 inches in diameter, with diameters up to 147 inches and larger possible. TT Technologies recently expanded its large diameter inventory to now cover direct connections to 108-inch and 120-inch steel pipe, the most extensive ram gear inventory available, in-stock, for rent or purchase.