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euskalforging rings reach China with the heaviest bearings ever produced for tunnel boring machines

euskalforging rings reach China with the heaviest bearings ever produced for tunnel boring machines

Euskalforging has been awarded with the manufacture of rings for the heaviest bearings ever designed for final customer China Communications Construction Company (“CCCC”). The bearings are the tunner boring cutter head main bearings, with dimension above 8000 mm in grade 42CrMo4Mod.

These tunnel boring machines are part or a wider order that will be used to digg the New Silk Road: “One Belt, One Road initiative”, linking China with the rest of Asia, Middle East and Europe. Rail connections are planed from China to European ports, via economic corridors of Mongolia, Russia and central Asia.