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Bertha (tunnel boring machine) - Wikipedia

The World's Largest Tunnel-Boring Machine Must Be Saved. Bertha has stalled deep beneath Seattle, leaving the city's planned waterfront renaissance hanging in the balance.

Tunnel boring machine - Wikipedia

Bertha, the world’s largest tunneling machine, has been stuck under downtown Seattle since it broke in December 2013. Engineers have had to concoct a massive and expensive rescue plan—essentially a whole construction project in itself. And yesterday, the Bertha’s broken cutter head was finally hoisted out of the Earth.

The World's Largest Tunnel-Boring Machine Must Be …

Bertha, the world’s largest tunnel boring machine (TBM), started digging under Seattle on Tuesday as it chewed through the north wall of the 80-ft (24.3 m) deep trench where it was assembled after being shipped in pieces from its manufacturer in Japan.

The World's Largest Tunneling Machine Is (Finally) …

On Saturday, a tunnel boring machine (TBM) so large that it looks like something out of Thunderbirds was dedicated in the city of Seattle. “Bertha,” as it’s known, is the world’s largest TBM and will spend the next 14 months boring a 1.7 mile (2.7 km) tunnel under the city as part of a US$3.1 billion project to replace a viaduct damaged in a 2001 …

World's largest tunneling machine digs in - New Atlas

Watch video · Contractors building a highway tunnel under Seattle are preparing to remove the world's largest boring machine so that it can be repaired. The gigantic drill, known as Bertha, stopped working in December 2013 after digging just 1,000ft of its two-mile journey to replace the aging Alaska Way, which was damaged in 2001 by an …

Gizmag goes inside the world's largest tunnel boring machine

The Tunnel-Drilling Tool. To chip away—6-1/2 feet at a time—through the water and earth, Seattle Tunnel Partners hired Hitachi Zosen Corp., of Japan, to construct an $80 million tunnel-boring machine (TBM) with more than 700 cutting tools on its face. The megamachine is currently under construction in Japan.

The world's biggest boring machine Bertha is taken out …

Jul 13, 2012 · How a Tunnel-Boring Machine Drills Underground NYCEDC. Loading ... Mega Tunnel Boring Machines - Duration: 4:02. BogMonsterZ 7,445,050 views. 4:02.

Digging the World's Widest Tunnel Under Downtown …

Apr 04, 2017 · Bertha, one of the world’s largest tunnel boring machines, emerged north of downtown Seattle on Tuesday.

How a Tunnel-Boring Machine Drills Underground - YouTube

Watch video · Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging ... one of the world's biggest tunnel-boring machine ... photo of his giant tunnel boring machine…

Seattle tunnel, among world's biggest, takes step …

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KAMY series of Roadheaders offers the best cutting performance in a wide range of rock formations. Equipped with geometrically optimized transverse or longitudinal cutter heads, these flexible machines can be used to excavate subway tunnels, road tunnels, railway tunnels and water tunnels without using explosives.