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Phase 3: TBM Guidance

Verify Tunnel Segment Design

Using the Trimble X7 laser scanner, tunnel segments can be scanned and verified to ensure they meet design tolerances before installing in the tunnel profile.

Verify Tunnel Segment Design

Robust Measurements for Guidance Systems

TBM guidance systems can benefit from the reliability and accuracy of Trimble robotic total stations using the Trimble Precision SDK. 

Robust Measurements for Guidance Systems

Industry Partners

Trimble and PPS have partnered to provide TBM guidance systems utilizing the robust robotic total station platform, Trimble S series, with the leading TBM navigation guidance system, TBM-PPS. 

Since 1983 PPS engineers supply and install guidance systems for the whole range of tunneling machines.

PPS is an expert on the subject of underground navigation solutions and internationally belong to the leading companies in this field.

Customer Projects

PPS introduces first Trimble TBM Navigation System

German based guidance system manufacturer PPS recently announced the introduction of a TBM navigation solution using latest Trimble Total stations.

"We are the worldwide first manufacturer of underground navigation solutions using the Trimble products for the navigation of underground machinery. Especially here in the US, Canada and Australia a lot of customers requested a guidance solution with Trimble hardware", said Quirin Poltinger of PPS.

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