2005: New Bangkok International Airport
Installation of Conduit Bank By Steel Pipe Ramming
The unusual problem of how to install
two additional duct banks below the terminal concourse
slab at the New Bangkok International Airport was solved
by the use of Pipe Ramming proposed by Hammersmith Ltd.
Using a Grundoram “0lymp” from Messrs. TT Asia
Pacific, and launching from within the existing service
corridor this relatively new technique, for Thailand, successfully
installed 360m of 210mm steel pipe.
ncluded in the installation contract was the structural
strengthening of each of the launch site walls with carbon
fiber strips, the core drilling of 18No 250mm x 450mm “launch
the waterproofing of the penetrations and the grouting
in of permanent FRP ducts. All works were successfully
completed by a 6 man crew in a little over 4 weeks.
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