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Static Pipe Bursting

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See also: Hydraulic Pipe Bursting, Pneumatic Pipe Bursting

Static pipe bursting is using the energy of a pulling machine to break apart an old pipe with no active percussion occurring in the head. The technique is preferred for breaking apart existing pipes located in soggier soils.[1]

[edit] References

  1. Nakafi, Mohammad and Gokhale B. Sanjiv. Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal. McGraw-Hill Professional. 2004.