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R-57 Multi Drill Max Duo Track Sonic Rig

Earth Drilling’s Multi Drill Track Sonic Rig has the capability to drill to depths of greater than 60m and is mounted on Fraste Rubber-Tracked Carrier to provide low ground pressure accommodating variable ground types.

Rig Dimensions

  • Weight: 20,300 kg
  • Rig Height (layover): 3.05 m 10 ft
  • Tower Height: 12.5 m 41 ft 1 in
  • Width: 2.58 m 8 ft 5 in
  • Length (carrier): 7.31 m 24 ft
  • Overhang: 4.41 m 14 ft 6 in
  • Track Width: 0.6 m 2 in
  • Track Length: 30.5 m 10 in @ 1 in penetration

Specifications

  • Maximum Torque: 250 daNm
  • Stroke: 5.7 m 18 ft 8 in
  • Pull Down: 40,000 kg
  • Pull Back: 60,000 kg
  • Ground Pressure: 58.81 kPa 8.53 lbs / sq in
  • Maximum Drilling Diameter: 305 mm

Benefits

  • Continuous, relatively undisturbed samples
  • Waste reduction (up to 80% reduction over conventional drilling)
  • Speed. Sonic drilling is faster than conventional overburden drilling methods
  • Drop Hammer, SPT, Shelby Tube Sampling, Direct Push, and Coring capability

Customized Features

  • 50k SDC Sonic Head
  • High Speed Rotary affixed to drill mast for seamless transition between Sonic and Bedrock Coring
  • Dimensions loaded on Tractor/Trailer: L = 21.57 m(70 ft 10 in), H = 3.99 m (13 ft 1 in), W = 2.6 m (8 ft 6 in)

R-45, R-49 LS 250 MiniSonic Rig

Earth Drilling’s LS 250 MiniSonic Rig has the capability to drill to depths of greater than 60 m and is mounted on 600 mm wide tracks so it has low ground pressure (0.28 bar/4 psi). The compact, small footprint makes it perfect for small drill pads, environmentally fragile areas and hard to reach sites.

Rig Dimensions

  • Weight: 11,500 kg 25,353 lbs
  • Rig Height: 2.8 m 9 ft 2 in
  • Tower Height: 7.2 m 23 ft 7 in
  • Width: 2.2 m 7 ft 3 in
  • Length: 9.144 m 30 ft
  • Track Width: 600 mm 23.62 in

Specifications

  • Maximum Torque: 2,400 Nm 1,700 ft lbs
  • Stroke: 4 m 13 ft 2 in
  • Pull Down: 24 kN 5395 lbs
  • Pull Back: 66 kN 14838 lbs
  • Ground Pressure: 0.28 MPa / @ 7.58 KPa 4.0 PSI
  • Maximum Drilling Diameter: 305 mm

Benefits

  • Continuous, relatively undisturbed samples
  • Waste reduction (up to 80% reduction over conventional drilling)
  • Speed. Sonic drilling is faster than conventional overburden drilling methods
  • Diedrich Drop Hammer, SPT, Shelby Tube Sampling and Coring capability

R-41, R-43, R-46, R-53, R-56 Gus Pech Sonicor 50 w/ Tracks

Earth Drilling operates Truck Mounted Gus Pech Brat-A-Sonic Drill rigs, each equipped with SDC Sonicor 50K Drill heads. The heads oscillate at a frequency of up to 50kHz, which transfers a vibration down the drill sting to the bit for unbeatable penetration through varying formations, and provides excellent core sample quality.

Rig Dimensions

  • Weight: 24,300 kg 53,572 lbs
  • Rig Height: 8.54 m 28 ft
  • Tower Height: 12.5 m 41 ft
  • Length: 10.66 m 35 ft
  • Width: 2.4 m 8 ft 6 in

Specifications

  • Stroke: 22 - 26 ft
  • Pull-down/Pull-back: 18,412 / 24,537 lbs
  • Mast: 60,000 lbs
  • Ground Pressure: 20.23 lbs / sq in 139.48 kPa

Benefits

  • Efficient transition to HQ3 Coring
  • Patented Technology Exclusive to Sonic Drill Corporation
  • Counter rotating rollers generate high power sinusoidal force
  • Compact gear box requires only one drive motor

Customized Features

  • Hydraulic hosing
  • Tire-mount tracks for seasonal versatility
  • Capability direct from Rig
  • Diedrich Drop Hammers for SPT Sampling

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