The manufacturer has now added an Eco1000 self-propelled vehicle from Cometto to its fleet for the in-plant transport of individual parts for its tunnel boring machines.
The 6-axis vehicle slots seamlessly into the work processes at Herrenknecht. Stephan Göggel, Technical Manager of the component factory, says: “With the Eco1000 we are ideally equipped for the in-plant movement of individual components weighing up to 200 tones for our tunnel drilling machines.”
Drive under the load, pick it up and set it down elsewhere
Thanks to the Eco1000, Herrenknecht has a new solution on hand for the transport of very heavy elements. Stephan Göggel says: “The payload of 260 tones coupled with the fully electronic steering speaks for itself. It allows the concept of transport without cranes to be implemented perfectly.”
The self-propelled vehicle’s high axle compensation of 700 millimeters enables the load to be driven under, picked up and set down elsewhere.
Remote maintenance system for support
Just like the tunnel drilling boring machines manufactured by Herrenknecht, the service concept is a priority with the Eco1000 and is implemented precisely in practice. “A remote maintenance system was installed into the control cabinet of our power pack. It allows us to retrieve the operating parameters “over the air” at any time and to provide remote support to the customer, directly and online, in the event of a malfunction”, says Joachim Kolb, Sales Manager at Cometto, explaining this clever technology. “It doesn’t get any faster or more effective than that.”
As a premium supplier with 5,000 employees, Herrenknecht delivers project-specific tunnel drilling boring machines all over the world that turn visions into reality.
And from now on it is all propelled to the MAX!