The remote controlled HRF 150 cutter and grinder is designed to cut away obstructions within sewer pipes, remove deposits and repair and brush down pipe walls. It is mounted on a motorized tractor, and employs two different sized cutting modules capable of clearing pipe from 6- to 24-in. diameters. The stainless steel, bronze and aluminum unit is corrosion resistant.
It can be cable operated at a maximum distance of 262 ft from the van-based control room. The head is capable of 370 degrees of rotation at up to two rpm, as well as four in. of translation and six in. of radial motion. Control is monitored by a color video camera mounted in the unit's head. The cutting tool is powered by a pneumatic motor operating at 10,000 rpm and drawing 600 W of power.
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