The swage line project took place in Berlin, Germany. Limited working space required a trenchless application.

Moving at the Speed of Trenchless

Titan Technologies, Boise, Idaho has positioned itself as a leader. Although a young company by many standards (established in 2003), Titan Technologies has taken on the persona and maturity of a much older company. This is due, in large part, to the leadership and vision of company president Roger Thompson. Thompson brings with him a […]

Swage Lining in Berlin, Germany

Swage Lining with Static Bursting Equipment in Berlin

Contractor Ludwig Pfeiffer Hoch-und Tiefbau GmbH & Co. KG was recently contracted by the Berlin Waterworks, Berlin, Germany, to rehabilitate a sanitary sewer pressure pipe, in the city of Berlin, using the swage line-method. The goal of the project was to renew the ND 1000 (39-in.) steel sanitary sewer pressure pipe a total length of […]

Grundoburst in Action

Product Pipe Material Options For Pipe Bursting

Pipe material can be a very volatile subject. It has been a stumbling block to the use of pipe bursting technologies with some utilities around the country. Many of these utilities are so invested in certain pipe materials that it is almost impossible for them to consider other piping materials. While there is a high […]

Grundoburst 1000G

Gas & Water Markets Ready for Static Pipe Bursting In North America

After being field tested and developed in Europe by Tracto Technik, the Grundoburst was recently launched in North America at the UCT show in Houston, Texas by TT Technologies, U.S.A. The hydraulic pipe bursting system, which has the ability to split ductile iron and steel lines, has already been involved in several high profile jobs […]

Grundosteer Piercing Tool

The Guided Mole: The Next Generation of Piercing Tool

Piercing tool technology has been around since the early 1900s. The first patent for such technology dates back to WW I. The biggest limiting factor in the development of early piercing tools was a lack of good building materials. The idea of the piercing tool remained, but the first true operational models were not developed […]

Grundomat-P Piercing Tool

TT Technologies Introduces New Version of the Grundomat Piercing Tool

The latest version of the Grundomat pneumatic piercing tool from TT Technologies, Aurora, Illinois, is now available. The new Grundomat-P version includes several advancements. Development of a more advanced reciprocating stepped cone chisel head assembly has increased the tool’s effectiveness and a new automatic reverse makes it easier to use. Stepped Cone Chisel Head Conventional […]