SpiderPlow Method: Trenchless Utility Installation

Americom installs utilities quickly and efficiently with the Spiderplow compared to the time consuming and costly nature of traditional open trenching. Our SPIDERPLOW™ machines have been developed and refined over 50 years and have become a recognized and proven installation method in almost every part of the world. More utility owners are specifying the SPIDERPLOW™ in their tender documents.

Why SpiderPlowing™ is the right choice?

Fast and efficient

  • Ripping, installation and backfilling performed simultaneously
  • Enables Americom to hand over projects faster
  • Up to 20 times faster than traditional trenching
  • Traffic disruptions are kept to a minimum
  • Eliminates days lost to wet weather
  • Substantially reduces route preparations
  • Unmatched installation speed of up to 1500 m/hr
  • Lays warning tapes or tracer wires at the same time

Effective in all terrains

  • Works in every ground condition, excluding solid rock
  • Tackles undulating terrain and slopes with ease
  • Works in permafrost as well as dune sands
  • Wetlands and swamps pose no limitations
  • Minimizes post construction settlements
  • Plow through river depths of up to 1.5m
  • No damage to road surfaces and base

Safe and proven

  • No possibility of trench collapse
  • Remote controlled latest model SPIDERPLOW’s™
  • Eradicates costs associated with rain water filled trenches
  • Absolutely no risk to motorists, passersby and livestock
  • Proven, accepted and preferred installation method

Environmentally friendly

  • Simplified and faster environment impact permit process
  • Needs only 1/3 the width of conventional Right of Ways
  • Proven track record in the most sensitive environments
  • Avoids damage to flora, fauna and agricultural assets
  • No introduction of foreign soils (sand) necessary
  • Very low construction footprint

Call Americom today and find out if our Spiderplow method is the right choice for your next project.