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Publications August 21, 2023

Thrust Force Requirements During Direct Steerable Pipeline Thrusting (DSPT)

The focus of this article is to review the pipe thrusting requirements for small overcut (or annulus) applications. Since the overcut is generally smaller than that of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) there is a concern of friction dominating the total thrust force required for installation or retraction.
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