TORNADO
Automatic concrete pipe and manhole machine

The TORNADO machine is established with a solid reputation as a proven and reliable production system for concrete manholes, pipes and similar products such as street gullies. It offers efficient cycle and product change times for these various product types. The TORNADO operating arrangement comprises of four modular components creating a wide range of product flexibility.

PRODUCT CAPABILITIES

  • Our patented GEBA process ensures the exact length precision of products.
  • Precise forming of concrete pipe and manhole spigots can be achieved through our SYSTEM-OPTIMA method.
  • The TORNADO utilizes a pit installed vibrator unit which reduces noise levels.
  • The setup is accessible from three sides allowing optional handling systems to accommodate various product types
  • The highly effective central vibrator technology assures excellent product quality and together with tamper
    vibration providing exact concrete pipe spigots.
  • The hydraulic mould clamping of outer case and inner core in conjunction with the automatic height adjustment
    provide efficient versatility at mould changeover.
  • The TORNADO machine can be dedicated either to one type of product or across a scope of products.

Capacity data

Product dimensions max. Ø 150 – 2.500 mm
Lengths max. . 250 – 1.500 mm
Product weight max. 50 – 6.000 kg
Cycle times 2 – 4,5 min

The perfect solution for the production of
dry-cast concrete