MILLING LIMESTONE BLOCKS TO SIZE
Using a KEMROC ES 60 universal cutter where precision is required
Construction of the new A44 autobahn from Kassel to Herleshausen (Germany) is forging ahead. Located along the route of the autobahn, the steep walls of the Trimberg Tunnel portals are supported with shotcrete faced with massive blocks of Jurassic limestone. In total, around 9,000 blocks are required and each one must be milled to size within very tight tolerances. A KEMROC ES 60 HD universal cutter mounted on a wheeled excavator is used for final adjustments to the block dimensions.