Trench cutters & Cutter systems

Whether limited spatial conditions, hard subsoil or large trench depths: The robust cutters and cutter systems from Bauer achieve top performance even under the most challenging conditions. What makes them so successful? It’s simple: our proven technology, a high quality standard and our extensive expertise in the area of diaphragm wall equipment.

Our trench cutters & cutter systems

Main components & operating principles of cutter systems

The cutter is the centerpiece. This comprises a steel frame with two gearboxes attached to the base. During operation, these run in contrary motion around a horizontal axis. Cutting wheels mounted on the gearboxes loosen the soil material continually and break it down. The pump installed directly above the cutting wheels conveys the support slurry loaded with soil material up to the surface of the desanding plant. Solids and slurries are separated there. The slurries are then pumped back into the slurry circuit. The capacity of the cutter is determined by the crowd force and the torque. To achieve an optimal cutter performance, our cutters are equipped with with assistance systems to control the cutting parameters.

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Stefan Roth
Head of Product Management Diaphragm Wall Technology

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