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Trenchless Technologies


The term “Trenchless Technologies” literally refers to technologies which do not involve digging.
Those technologies consist in fact in a set of techniques which  make it possible to operate, reline, repair and renew the belowground service network and infrastructures avoiding, or at least minimizing, the typical  “trench excavation” operations.

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About IATT

IATT, Italian Association for Trenchless Technology, is a non-profit association founded in in 1994 in Italy in order to promote, develop and apply trenchless technologies (no-digging) in: Government Organization, Network agencies, Universities, Companies, and among technicians and researchers. These technologies are based on low environmental impact and environmental friendly techniques.

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What’s new

  • Bentonite is used to form drilling sludge in directional drilling

    Bentonite is a fine clay mixed with water which form the drilling sludge. These sludge allows the cooling of boring tool, the consolidation of tunnel walls and also facilitates drilling thanks to the pressure. They also contribute to evacuation of excavation materials before dragging the pipeline. It is possible to slightly modify the density of […]