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TUNNEL EXTRUSION MACHINE [1 record]

Record 1 2014-01-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Construction Site Equipment
  • Tunnels, Overpasses and Bridges
DEF

A machine capable of boring and lining tunnels at the same time.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériel de chantier
  • Tunnels, viaducs et ponts
CONT

Exécution des souterrains au bouclier. [...] Un bouclier est un appareil mobile, rigide, qui permet de terrasser à pleine section un ouvrage de forme circulaire et de poser le revêtement à l'abri d'un blindage empêchant les éboulements de terrain.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Equipos de construcción
  • Túneles, viaductos y puentes
DEF

Máquina para perforar galerías y túneles en terreno flojo sin ninguna necesidad de entibarlos.

CONT

El escudo suele tener la forma cilíndrica, con un diámetro algo superior al que deberá tener el túnel, cuya diferencia representa el espesor que tendrá el revestimiento.

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