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1. (WO2001033035) DEVICE FOR TRANSFERRING RODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/033035    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2000/010866
Publication Date: Fri May 11 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Nov 04 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: E21B 19/087
E21B 19/20
Applicants: TRACTO-TECHNIK GMBH
KOCH, Elmar
Inventors: KOCH, Elmar
Title: DEVICE FOR TRANSFERRING RODS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device for transferring rods for horizontal advance appliances provided for effecting an underground trenchless advance. The inventive device comprises a storage container (11) and a pivotable gripper (31) which is arranged in such a way that the circular path of the gripper (31) crosses both the transfer area of the storage container (11) as well as the boring axis (B). The gripper (31) unlocks a locking element when swinging into the transfer position.