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Product data sheet

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Standard EPB baseline tunnelling foam

TKF EXPORT is a long-established EPB Consumption per m³ spoil
conditioning foam for general use. Our general recommendations are as follows.
Treatment Lower Higher
Features intensity:
Recommended for frequently changing Face Granular Clayey
face conditions Advance rate Slower Faster
Reduced torque, rapid advance
Inhibits re-adhesion of clay cuttings
1.5% to 3.0% in water
Safe in use
ADMIX WATER solution per m³ spoil:
Benign environmental profile
9% to 12% (90 to 120 litres)
Actual Chemical Consumption:
Specially recommended for: 1.35 kg to 3.6 kg per m³ spoil
AIR requirement:
Frequently changing, intermittent granular/
(Solution addition, litres) x (Injection pressure,
clay face
bar) x (1.5 to 2.5)

Baseline use Example in use

The relevant specifications for a 7100 mm cut
Being a non-specific formulation, TKF
diameter EPB TBM advancing at 100 mm/min
EXPORT is particularly suitable for use along
in pure clay face at 3 bar face pressure would
with polymer admixtures to achieve particular
be (injection rate per minute):
effects, such as TK60 POLYMER (muck
stiffening, lubrication) and MX LIQUID (Muck per min, m³) 39.57
(suspension, lubrication). Solution 3957 litres
TKF EXPORT 118 litres
Specifying, set-up and use consumption
Air injection 28,000 litres (990 cf) of
Your spoil conditioning system must be normal (atmospheric) air
correctly ranged to deliver the correct muck
consistency in all scenarios that you anticipate. Health, Safety, Environment
Please contact Morrison Mud as early as
possible for advice and assistance. CONSULT MSDS SHEET and assess safety
policy before use.
Availability TKF LIGNOFOAM is a low toxicity product.
Worldwide Biodegradable.
WGK class as delivered to site: 2
Packaging, form WGK class as admixed to soil: 1
25 litre kegs; 200 litre drums; 1000 litre IBC’s;
ISO/Tanker Bulk: On-site volume storage
available on request.

For further guidance, and specific recommendations and costings for your project, kindly
contact your Supplier or: Mudtech Ltd - Morrison Mud Division, Wyburn House,
1 Crab Lane STAFFORD ST16 1SB United Kingdom Tech contact Ian Morrison 0780 117 9929 Tel: 44 1929 551 245 Fax: 44 1929 554 361