Solutions for the Tunneling Industry

BASF, under the Master Builders Solutions brand, is the leading supplier of customer-oriented product solutions focused on our customers’ needs in the tunneling industry. With more than 100 years’ experience, our innovations have become today’s industry benchmark.

Ground Support

Innovative ground support solutions

Sprayed concrete is widely used for ground support in tunneling. Under the Master Builders Solutions brand, BASF offers customers innovative and cost-effective product solutions and competent technical services that are tailored to specific project needs. These solutions dramatically improve working environments and lower health and environmental risks.

BASF, under the Master Builders Solutions brand provides support to tunnel designers, contractors, and owners throughout all phases of the tunneling project. Our extensive know-how helps to solve ground support challenges in tunneling as well as assist with the selection of the appropriate sprayed concrete system.

MasterRoc

Ground Consolidation

Rapid ground consolidation solutions

As part of its MasterRoc product range, BASF offers high performance ground consolidation products and system solutions.

Unexpected water ingress and poor ground conditions during underground construction escalate costs and can have a negative influence on the environment. To counteract these risks an economical approach to ground consolidation is to pre-inject the ground ahead of the advancing face to avoid water ingress, and to stabilize the ground.

MasterRoc

TBM

Total solution approach optimizes customers’ TBM needs

The Master Builders Solutions brand from BASF has broken ground in addressing the needs of TBM tunnel professionals. Our total solution approach brings a new dimension to this challenging underground sector, enhancing the efficiency and performance of the TBM, especially in challenging ground conditions.

We offer the broadest range of products and services available to cater to the needs and problems of TBM tunnels, whether employing the soft ground shielded method or open hard rock method. Our product offering includes soil conditioning foams and polymers, anti-wear & dust agents along with the greases necessary to run the TBM, whether they be extreme pressure, main bearing sealant or tail sealant greases. We offer the broadest range of products and services available to cater to the needs and problems of TBM tunnels, whether employing the soft ground shielded method or open hard rock method.

MasterRoc

Waterproofing

Spray-applied waterproofing membranes

In response to industry demand, BASF has developed an innovative spray-applied waterproofing membrane system that demonstrates excellent bonding properties either between layers of concrete or as a final lining. These membranes facilitate the construction while mitigating the risk of water ingress by eliminating potential water paths.

MasterRoc

Tunneling 

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Solutions for Underground Construction - Injection

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TBM Brochure

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