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New Musk Digger Could Revolutionize Construction


Elon Musk, founder of Boring Co., stated on Twitter that he is about a month away from presenting the Line-Storm, the company’s new tunnel boring machine (TBM).

While current technology allows about ten minutes per hour of digging, Musk’s goal with his Line-Storm is to be able to continuously dig without having to stop. Musk also wants his machine to be able to add modified cutters, automated segment erection, and a tripling of currently released machines’ power.

Reportedly, the company was able to dig a 1.14 mile test tunnel for a fraction of the price to dig one using standard methods. Musk first announced the Line-Storm almost being ready in 2017, so this is a much anticipated release. Learn more about the Line-Storm and how it could revolutionize construction.

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