Tenbusch Logo

Welcome to Tenbusch Inc.

Design and Manufacture of Heavy Equipment

Videos

Tenbusch YouTube® Video Collection

Tenbusch Box-Culvert Jacking System
YouTubeTenbusch Box-Culvert Jacking Systems

This video provides an introduction and overview of our Box-Culvert Jacking Systems. A computer animation of a three-dimensional CAD model of a typical jacking unit is presented with actual images of our manufactured Box-Culvert Jacking Systems.

caretLearn more about Tenbusch Box-Culvert Jacking Systems ...

Tenbusch Tunneling Conveyor
YouTubeTenbusch Custom Tunneling Conveyor

This video shows a custom conveyor built for a 99-inch diameter tunneling shield equipped with "sand-shields" and an excavator. An "apron" is utilized to direct the spoil into the conveyor where it is lifted and dumped into a muck cart for removal from the liner plate tunnel.

caretLearn more about Tenbusch Tunneling and Pipe-Jacking Systems ...

Tenbusch Tunneling Excavator
YouTubeTenbusch Custom Tunneling Excavator

This video shows a custom excavator built for a 99-inch diameter tunneling shield equipped with "sand-shields" and a conveyor. An "apron" is utilized to direct the spoil from the excavator into the conveyor where it is lifted and dumped into a muck cart for removal from the liner plate tunnel.

caretLearn more about Tenbusch Tunneling and Pipe-Jacking Systems ...

Tenbusch Sliplining System
YouTubeTenbusch Custom Sliplining Equipment

This video shows a computer animation of the operation of a Tenbusch sliplining machine. The machine is a high thrust capacity unit (up to 200 tons) that is space-efficient and can push pipe in both the forward and reverse directions with each stroke of the machine.

caretLearn more about Tenbusch Sliplining Machines ...

(Back to the top)

Equipment Brochures

Tenbusch Box-Culvert Jacking System
Box-Culvert Jacking Frame Brochure

This is a brochure of our Box-Culvert Jacking Systems.

Tenbusch Pipe Carrier
Tenbusch Pipe Carrier Buyer's Guide

This is a brochure/buyer's guide for our Tenbusch Pipe Carriers.

Tenbusch Spoil Removal Equipment
Spoil Removal Equipment (Muck Cart and Track) Brochure

This is a brochure of our spoil removal equipment - specifically muck carts and track.

Tenbusch Lubricant System
General Underground Lubricant System Brochure

This is a brochure of general lubricant mixing and pumping system model and its features.

Tenbusch Lubricant System
L175 Underground Lubricant System Brochure

This is a brochure of the Tenbusch L175 Model lubricant system.

Tenbusch Lubricant System
L1000 Underground Lubricant System Brochure

This is a brochure of the Tenbusch L1000 Model lubricant system.

Tenbusch Backstop
Tenbusch Backstop (Reinforced Composite Thrust Wall) Brochure

This is a brochure of our Box-Culvert Jacking Systems.

Tenbusch Tunneling Equipment
Boring Equipment for Tunneling Applications

This is a brochure of our Box-Culvert Jacking Systems.

(Back to the top)

Articles and Technical Papers

Culvert Replacement

Failed Culvert
Failing Culverts - Solution Options

Corrugated metal pipe (CMP) was introduced for culvert applications. Culvert installations are failing at an alarming rate and may cause untold damage. This paper discusses options for a failing culvert including the complete replacement with the same or larger size pipe.

Soil Diagram
Failing Culverts - The Geotechnical Perspective

With today’s economic realities, it is more important than ever to closely scrutinize culvert failures and develop long term, cost effective, site appropriate, solutions. To do this it is necessary to consider the fundamental modes of culvert failure and possible solution options from a geotechnical perspective.

Failed culvert
Failing Culverts - Structural Problems and Economic Considerations

This paper discusses why there is an increasing interest in rebuilding infrastructure and preventing catastrophic culvert failures. It is essential to realize that any attempts to rebuild or repair culverts must address the composite structure that exists within the soil and pipe environment.

Tenbusch Tunneling Equipment for Failed Culverts
Delaware Job

Eastern States Construction, in Wilmington, DE was called upon to keep the traffic flowing while a failing culvert line was replaced. The work was completed quickly with very little inconvenience to the traveling public. This paper tells how they did it with Tenbusch Tunneling Equipment.

Failed culvert
Good Culverts Gone Bad - The High Cost of Culvert Failures

Author discuss cost of culvert failure both qualitatively and quantitatively. Presents results of literature survey on the subject. Very informative.

Dollar sign
The Economic Costs of Culvert Failures

As America’s infrastructure ages, the risk of failures increases. The purpose of this paper is to: quantify the economic implications of culvert failures including related user delay costs; find out if the risk of failures is being considered as a selection criteria; and, identify the need to document failures.

Culvert cave in
The Infrastructure Is Collapsing !

Authors discuss several recent culvert and drainage systems failures and estimate the cost saving for similar projects when a longer life pipe like Pre-Cast Pipe is used.

New strait replaced culvert
Repair or Replacement - Band-Aids vs. Surgery

This document provides information to infrastructure owners about the options they have to best utilize Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP) and Pre-Cast Boxes to address current and pending failures, or undersized storm drains in their existing systems.

Tunneling

Tenbusch Pipe-Jacking Frame
Tenbusch Guide - Tunneling Overview

This is a pdf of a power point presentation which gives an overview of tunneling applications typical of medium to large diameter utilites (i.e., water and sewer). The overall tunnel processes and equipment is discussed for typical applications utilizing Tenbusch tunneling equipment.

Tenbusch Tunneling Shield
Tenbusch Guide - Hand Mining Overview

Brief overview of hand mining process using a tunnel shield. The overall process is presented for a typical liner plate tunneling application.

Tenbusch Lubricant System
Tenbusch Guide - Lubricants Used in Underground Construction

This paper is meant as a guide in understanding lubricant products and their use. It is written from a very practicle viewpoint.

Trade Magazine Articles

Tenbusch removable TBM HPU
Removable Hydraulic Power Unit in a Small TBM

Article from Tunnel Business Magazine about the Tenbusch tunnel boring machine manufactured with a removable hydraulic power unit (HPU).

Tenbusch Air-Lock
Compressed Air Aids Minnesota Tunnel Project

This article discusses a complex tunneling project which required the installation sewer force mains. It was challenging because of the existing wet ground conditions, proximity of the sewer line to buried utilities and inconsistent fill, the need to tunnel under a levy located next to the Mississippi River and into the cofferdam in the river.

Tenbusch Tunneling Shield
Basic Tunneling Still A Viable Method

Tunnels and Tunneling article describes the two main methods of hand mining and essential considerations.

(Back to the top)