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rammer

[′ram·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for driving something, such as wood or stones, into another material with force. Also known as beetle; maul.
(ordnance)
Device for driving a projectile into position in a gun; may be hand- or power-operated.
Tool used to remove a live projectile from the bore of a gun.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

rammer

A power-driven tool used to compact soil or other granular material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The rammer is attached to the product pipe and percussive force initiated.
When the Taurus pipe rammer arrived at the site, the second pilot bore and series of backreams were complete and pullback was ready to begin.
When using a density indicator, a 165-gram sample of sand is weighed and rammed with three rams from the standard sand rammer. A lever arm is then flipped into position and the compacted density of the sand and the specimen weight is read from the scale.
Or if the pipe is still attached to the drill unit, depending on site conditions, the rammer can enter the pilot hole from the exit end and push on the pipe while the drill pulls it.
When Manila cried that 22 Filipinos thrown overboard cruelly were left at sea, Beijing insisted the rammer had to avoid swarming by others.
The AS60e battery-powered rammer and the AP2560e battery-powered vibratory plate are the latest in the range, both equipped with Wacker Neuson's battery.
"The most obvious benefit of new construction is that everything is brand new and on trend with today's most popular features and finishes," said Megan Rammer, Toll Brothers community sales manager at Tanglewood Hills.
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LTL utilized a 24-inch diameter Grundoram Taurus pneumatic pipe rammer from trenchless equipment manufacturer TT Technologies, Aurora, IL.
A significant product group for Sandvik in the Middle East is its Rammer range of breakers and crushers - developed over the past 35 years in conjunction with its customers around the world.
TT Technologies offers a pipe rammer and bentonite system package for oil and gas pipeline installation projects.