Guided Auger Boring


Compact equipment that can operate from shafts or pits as small as 2.40mØ, Guided Auger Boring is powerful and versatile with jacking forces of 85te up to 260te that can install a variety of pipe materials, including vitrified clay, steel, PE, concrete or GRP.

A cost-effective alternative to open cut, Guided Auger Boring is unaffected by surface obstacles. Ideal for installations where precision is paramount, with accuracy of +/- 25mm over distances of up to 120m between pits.

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 Typical applications:
  • Steel pipes and ducts from 100mmØ – 914mmØ or drainage pipes from DN150 up to DN900
  • Under railways, roads, rivers, airports, buildings, contaminated land and SSSI
  • Crossings can be for Water, Oil, Gas, Electricity, Sewerage, Chemicals, Communication Ducts and Outfalls

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Allen Watson Limited

Offices at:
- Horsham, West Sussex
- Harlow, Essex
- Barnsley, South Yorkshire

01403 790772

Case Studies

The Allen Watson auger boring team were tasked with installing a 150mmØ VC pipe at Amlets Lane in Cranleigh using our 85v thrust Boring system.

Botley UTX
Installation of 660mmOD steel sleeve using GAB.155v Guided Auger boring equipment under a railway track at Botley, Southampton at a depth of 12m deep.

Mitcham - Timber Heading
Allen Watson Timber Heading crew were tasked with installing a heading for a sewer connection of 150mmØ Vitrified Clay drainage pipe for a length of 18m.

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