MasterRoc® ACP 143 – Anti-clay polymer for earth pressure balance tunnel boring machines
Formerly: RHEOSOIL 143
How does MasterRoc ACP 143 work?
MasterRoc ACP 143 is specially designed to reduce the clogging and adhesion effects of clayey soils . It can be injected at the cutterhead, working chamber and screw conveyer and creates a stable foam that can be used with standard foam generators installed on earth pressure balance (EPB) machines.
What are the unique features of MasterRoc ACP 143?
- Reduces clogging and adhesion effects on the cutterhead.
- Creates a plastic soil material which can be excavated and transported.
How does MasterRoc ACP 143 benefit TBM Contractors?
- Helps to avoid re-agglomeration of clay chips to blocks.
- Reduces cutterhead torque.
- Increases TBM speed.