Barbco, Inc.

A leader in the underground construction industry, Barbco, Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of auger boring machines, directional drills, guided boring machines and advanced tunneling equipment.

Their newest product, FlexBor is designed to virtually eliminate ‘frac-outs’ and ‘inadvertent returns’ that are often associated with horizontal directional drilling. In addition, the FlexBor reduces costs with time and expenses in most cases, by requiring one head to create the needed hole diameter and often shortening the length needed to install the product. The use of augers within allows for the cuttings to be removed mechanically and controlled with the assistance of air and/or water. The cuttings and down hole pressures are retained in casing while being carried to the surface.

  • Over the years, they’ve expanded operations and refined their manufacturing capabilities. Now, with their headquarters located in East Canton, Ohio, and several Barbco representatives and dealers strategically in place around the world, Barbco can now serve domestic and international clients more effectively.

    Barbco is setting the industry on fire. See how they continue to grow and provide innovation within the industry as well as a quality product for you.

  • TriBor
    Revolutionizing the underground construction industry, the Barbco Tribor is a hybrid of three types of machinery: an auger boring machine, a guided boring machine and a horizontal directional drill. Tribor is available in three models — Tribor 30, Tribor 36 and the Tribor 48. Each capable of delivering torque equivalent to their respective conventional auger boring machine’s in third gear. Tribor accommodates just about any down hole steering system no matter if it’s a conventional HDD transmitter housing, mud motor, air hammer or camera assist target housing. Combined with a robust mud circuit, we’ve developed the most versatile system in the industry.

    Barbo serves customers across a variety of industries, from oil and gas companies to public utility contractors.

    Designed to exceed your expectations, their machines pack powerful performance long-lasting reliability to meet your toughest challenge. As underground manufacturing specialists, Barbco offer custom drilling, boring and tunneling equipment to fit your individual project needs.

    Founded in 1989 by James S. Barbera, Barbco maintains a commitment to quality products and exceptional customer service.

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