Demolishing concrete using the Cut & Break method


At the Kassel sewage treatment plant, rainwater overflow basins are being replaced. The ring-shaped edge of the concrete basin is cut with a DMW 220 cutter wheel.

The city of Kassel in the German state of Hesse is gearing up for the future. At the sewage treatment plant, two aging stormwater overflow basins are being replaced by larger ones. To demolish the massive, ring-shaped concrete rims of the basins, the contractor Schnittger decided to use technology from KEMROC. Last year, a DMW 130 cutter wheel was used to demolish the rim of the first basin. This summer, a larger DMW 220 cutter wheel was used on the second basin to complete the work faster …