Special device for laying segments, European XFEL, Hamburg, Germany

MSD has delivered this special device laying segments

The construction of the network of tunnels for the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser (European XFEL), which total nearly 5.8 kilometres in length and extend 3.4 kilometres is now finished.

MSD has delivered this special device laying invert segments besides many other products for efficient tunnelling. It was designed, constructed and build by MSD.

The combined welded and bolted basic steel construction has electrically driven travel units.

Technical parameters

  • Length 6,500 mm
  • Width 5,300 mm
  • Higth 4,00 mm
  • Dead Weigth 19 to
  • Loading Capacity max. 10 to

It's operated by radio remote controll.

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