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    Quarry hydraulic rock splitter - GIFs

    Quarry hydraulic rock splitter.










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    Quarry wire saw - GIF
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    useful for situations where blasting isn't an option too

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    I've seen stone cutters split big rocks with sleeves, wedges and not very big hammers, these things look like they are putting out some serious force.

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    here is 1 for sale the description tells a lot about it
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/37247375526...175541bd339e65
    Another proven method is to split the rock with chemicals
    http://www.rockfrac.com/home.php#:~:...20with%20water.
    Last edited by Frank S; Apr 27, 2021 at 05:27 AM.
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    There is a NASA tech that works on a similar principle (expand to split rock) but uses a shape memory alloy instead of hydraulics.
    https://www.techbriefs.com/component...achinery/24533



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