Cutting Tools

Cutting Tools

Lead your TBM with tough cutting tools

Tough jobs need the right tools that last. Choosing the right tools for the job can make a large difference in the way your TBM operates affecting its productivity and profitability. Lovsuns will equip your TBM with the best tools or custom-made to your specific needs. Our team not just supplies you with parts and components, we do the analysis of part-consumption and full management of wear & spare parts stock to keep you prepared and moving. We understand you, and what is really needed from the beginning. Lovsuns will work with you to achieve the main goal of project to breakthrough in the most effective way.

Tools available for your TBM

15″ – 17″ Disc Cutters Fish Plate Ripper Tools
Single/Twin/Quad Disc Cutters Grizzy Bars Spades
Scrapers Copy Cutters Cone Scrapers
Conical Tools Gauge Scrapers Clamped Face Scrapers

Cutting Tools                        ripper-tools

Single Disc Cutter & Housing Assembly

High durability steel rings
Two different cutting profiles available to optimize your project
Available in two mounting styles
Adaptable housings are available to allow you to switch between disc cutters and ripper tools
Rear loading tools for safe tool replacement on the job

Twin Disc Cutter & Housing Assembly

High durability tough steel rings
Two different cutting profiles available to optimize your project
Available in two mounting styles
Adaptable housings are available to allow you to switch between disc cutters and ripper tools
Rear loading tools for safe tool replacement on the job

Rippers

Used in soft ground conditions
Three designs for grounds ranging from clay, limestone, and abrasive gravels
Main tool for EPB type TBMs

Cutting Tool – Wear Indication Feature

Works as the TBM is mining which eliminates unnecessary down time
Simple, clever and inexpensive warning device
Incorporated in a standard ripper tool with no special gadgets
Easily replaced like other ripper tools
Hydraulically operated, rear loaded with Dual Indicators

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Fish Plate

Pin locking mechanism
Carbide inserts provide extended tool life
Can be offered with abrasion resistant plates to reduce tool wear
High tensile strength steel body
Can be offered to have an interchangeable mounting with ripper and/or disc cutter housings for added flexibility on the job
Can be designed for rear loading to increase the safety during tool replacement on the job

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Scrapers

High tensile strength steel body for durability
Keyed retention to properly secure the part
Can be offered with carbide inserts to increase the part life
Can be offered with abrasion resistant plates to reduce the wear

Clamped Face Scrapers

Efficiently helps to clear the way
Forged heavy duty steel

Gauge Scrapers

Engineered specifically for your machine
Carbide Inserts
Abrasion resistant plates
High tensile strength steel
Keyed retention

Spades

Engineered with your geology in mind
High tensile strength steel
Used to tear through the ground; excellent for geologies with high percentages of clay
Typically installed on smaller diameter machines

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Copy Cutters

Carbide Inserts
Abrasion resistant plates
High tensile strength steel
Hydraulically activated
Option to be programmed to cut asymmetrically
Increases the machine over cut and negotiate curves

Conical Tools

High tensile strength steel
Multiple sizes available
Used to tear through the ground
Typically installed on smaller diameter machines
Helps maintain the overcut on your small machines