Portable Rope Burster

The PB30 compact pipe bursting system has been specifically designed for the replacement of small diameter sewer laterals with minimum surface disruption and disturbance to the client.

Producing up to 26 metric tonnes of pull back on a special compact cable the PB30 can be broken into several easily manageable components to ease transport/assembly in difficult access locations and even man-holes. 

Hydraulic power can be provided by an independent power pack or even from the hydraulics on a mini excavator. 


  • Less surface disruption
  • Compact enough to fit through 750mm doorway
  • No rod threading
  • Easy assembly/disassembly
  • Runs off power pack or mini digger
  • Breaks down into light sections
  • Bursts around 45° bends
  • Remote operator controls


Max Pulling Force 26 Tonnes @ 3,000 psi
Cycle Length 12" (310mm)
Dimensions on Resistance Plates
Length 560mm
Extension Frame Length 558mm
Width 600mm
Height 1000mm
Frame Assembly 97.6kg
Resistance Plates 32.6kg
Assembled Weight 130.2kg
Extension Frame 32kg
Quick Grip Burst Head
Size 110 PE 125mm PE 160mm PE
Length 394mm 432mm 559mm
Outer Diameter 140mm 155mm 200mm
Weight 20kg 26.3kg 49.5kg