High capacity compact crawler track mounted high speed coring rig, with wash drilling and coring capabilities of up to 1,800m depth.
Fitted as standard with engine air start, engine exhaust spark arrester, engine air intake shut-off, well appointed air operated emergency stops and emergency shutdown system for working in flammable gaseous environments.
Low ground pressure steel crawler tracks iwth bolt on rubber pads (for working / walking on sealed surfaces without pavement damage).
Maximum climbing angle of 30 degrees
Mast is of a square tubular lattice design (12m in length and can be folded to reduce transport length).
3,500m of head travel
Angle capable from 45 to 90 degrees assisted by dump feature on mast to keep base of mast as close to G/L as practical (1,200mm of dump stroke available).
On board hydraulically operated mud pump and provision for "plug-in" high volume and pressure mud pumps and compressors.
Standard 1-1/2" (38mm) watercourse high speed swivel and optional (in stock) 3" (76mm) high pressure, high volume swivel when "plug-in" air or mud is used.
41,580lb pull back (18,900kg)
Main hoist 29,700lb (13,500kg) pull, at 51m / min
Wire line hoist 2,425lb pull, at 110m / min, 2,000m capacity
Rated at 1,200m HQ (3-1/2" OD drill pipe) and 1,800m NQ (2-7/8" OD drill pipe)
Powered by 179Kw (239hp) Cummins 6 cyl diesel engine
Ability to pull drill pipe and stand in 9m lengths.
Drill Force was established in early 2008, by a small group of motivated, working investors who were disappointed with the deteriorating skills and equipment levels then commercially available in New Zealand.