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    MasterRoc ACP 147

    Anti-clay soil conditioning polymer for tunnel boring machines (TBM)

    How does MasterRoc ACP 147 work?

    MasterRoc ACP 147 is a polymer-enhanced foaming agent, specially designed for hihgly cohesive and adhesive soils such as marl, silts, and clays that contain fine particles. MasterRoc ACP 147 anti-clay polymer is manufactured from natural and renewable resources, and is a milestone in terms of environmental compatobility.

    Recommended uses:

    • Creates a foam and can be used with the standard foam generators installed on earth pressure balance (EPB) machines
    • Reduce the clogging and adhesion potential of clayey soils
    • Injected at the cutterhead, into the working chamber, and onto the screw conveyor

    What are the unique features of MasterRoc ACP 147?

    • Reduces clogging and adhesion on the cutter head
    • Creates a plastic soil material that can be easily excavated and transported

    What are the benefits of MasterRoc ACP 147?

    • Helps avoid the re-agglomeration of clay particles
    • Reduces cutterhead torque
    • Increases TBM speed​

    Related Literature

    MasterRoc ACP 147 Data Sheet

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