Sherborne Sensors Keeps ZED Tunnel Guidance On Target

April 2011
Underground Construction;Apr2011, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p59
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance of Sherborne Sensors Ltd.'s two-axis servo inclinometers for the ZED Tunnel Guidance's Zed Tunnel Guidance systems. It asserts that the Zed Tunnel Guidance systems rely on precision, reliability, and robustness. It indicates that the servo inclinometers allow the identification of the pitch and roll of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) relative to gravity.


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