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100 percent Dillinger steel: the extremely thick plates are indispensable
Plates with a thickness of 220 mm and a width of 4 meters? They are no problem for Dillinger to produce. For more than 15 years, the German steel producer has been an important supplier to Herrenknecht, the world's largest manufacturer of tunnel boring machines. The high-performance thick plate steel from Dillinger is indispensable for the construction of these giants.
A nice article in trade magazine PlaatBewerkingsNieuws about the possibilities of our parent company Dillinger. Which is written about the extremely thick steel that is tailor-made and delivered for gigantic 'drillworms' from Herrenknecht, the world's largest manufacturer for tunnel boring machines.
Read the full article on website van Metaalnieuws. (dutch only)
More information: Dillinger and Herrenknecht.
Photo: Sissi, who pierced the Gotthard Base tunnel with a torque of more than 8000 kNm, is the longest tunnel boring machine that Herrenknecht has made so far. (Herrenknecht)