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Sidecut SC3C

Radio-controlled Clean&Fast solution for urban trenching

Sidecut SC3C is a radio-controlled Marais crawler trencher which allows cutting on sidewalks with limited disturbance to pedestrian and traffic during the works. It’s a machine that assures less personnel needed on site, increases the safety and reduces the environmental impact. This model is designed for the deployment of fiber optic networks in urban environment.

SC3C is fully remote controlled and allows a flexible cut thanks to the axially driven cutting wheel. It incorporates the customers’ requests: long-term reliability and low operating costs.


  • Cleanliness of microtrenches and job site
  • Reduced noise emission small foot print on roads
  • No damage to road foundations
  • Speed of execution
  • Trenching in curbs
  • Sidewalk can be used again very soon
  • No disturbance to pedestrians during the works
  • Trenching in restricted areas
  • Trench in curves
  • Adapt to the urban strains
  • Easily transportable
  • Quick network deployment process
  • Reduction in building costs
  • Machine data remote monitoring
  • Fleet location management
  • Troubleshooting & operating conditions information

*information available according to machine configuration

  • As built data logger
  • Avoid stakeout resulting in time and cost reduction
  • Project proof upon completion

Technical Features

Tesmec Marais SC3C Rocksaw Trencher
  • Limited vehicle size allows cutting in sidewalks with Rubber pads
  • Remote control allows a safer job
  • Axially driven cutting wheel for a flexible cut
  • Tilt of the tool which allows to realize a vertical trench
  • Sound-proofing of the components allows limited disturbance to residents
  • Trenching wheel mounted on 5 axis boom resulting in higher trenching versatility
  • Removable cutting segments for optimum production with lower maintenance costs

Technical Specifications

MAX HORSEPOWER 100 hp (73,6 kW)
WEIGHT 4.000 - 4.500 kg | 8,800 - 10,000 lbs
DIGGING DEPTH 0 - 45 cm | 0' - 1'6"
DIGGING WIDTH 2,5 - 8cm | 1"- 3"