Nationwide Impact Mole Equipment Hire

An Impact Mole (otherwise referred to as a soil displacement hammer or an earth piercing tool) is the simplest way of getting a pipe or cable through displaceable soils such as sand, loam and gravel.   

Impact moles are a popular non destructive and low-cost trenchless installation method used for the installation of pipes. Impact moles are driven through the ground by compressed air and as a result, require minimal excavation.

If you are looking to hire Impact Moles to help position pipes underground and need a prompt, professional service with competitive rates and fast, reliable delivery then give Site Equipment a call today.

We offer impact moles for long and short term hire or purchase to sites across the UK from one of our fully equipped depots.

Benefits of Impact Moles

  • Impact Moles are available from 45mm up to the new 180mm size and this easy to use A to B system is ideal for your needs
  • Up to 20m in length 
  • Two small pits, one entry and one exit is all that is required
  • The design prevents any real damage and disruption to the area
  • Minimal excavation required
  • Wide range of towing heads available 
  • Forward and reverse gear 
  • Bull nose reverse towing compatible 
  • Cost effective solution vs other trenchless methods

Impact Mole Accessories 

We stock a wide range of impact mole accessories and supply the following as standard with every order:

  • Optical Sights (Laser / Standard)
  • Safety Launchers with Pins 
  • Lubricators
  • Air Hoses
  • Ranging Rod 

Additionally, we can supply mole oil & antifreeze mole oil as an optional extra if required. 

Impact Moling Equipment


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Common Applications

Common applications of impact moling equipment are the installation of small diameter pipes or cables including water mains, sewage pipes, gas pipes and other underground services underneath roads, pavements, railroads and other crossings.

When choosing your impact mole, always allow an extra 30%.

To ensure there is no friction or drag, it is important that the impact mole is larger than the product. For example, 45mm lays pipes up to 32mm but if you are in doubt, contact the team at Site Equipment Ltd.

Hire Impact Moles Nationwide 

If you are interested in an impact mole or any of our other trenchless technology for your next construction project, we can help. Call the closest office to you below with any questions or to request an up to date quote.

Bristol: + 44 (0) 117 982 8236

Cardiff: + 44 (0) 1443 844713

London: + 44 (0) 20 7127 8002

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