Construction Equipment

Concrete for precast elements used in the Pfänder Tunnel/A

The liner segments for installation in the second tube of the Pfänder Tunnel near Bregenz/A are precast elements produced from high-quality concrete by a Compactmix 1.0 mixing plant. They are cast at Dachser GmbH & Co. KG, a company situated in Türkheim/D. The flexible concept of the new Liebherr Compactmix 1.0 A R plant that began operation there early in 2009 enabled it to be connected directly to the existing production building.
The mixing plant is linked to the precast element production area by a concrete conveyor belt. The RIM-M circular pan-type mixer has a mechanical agitator system....

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