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R-57 Multi Drill Max Duo Track Sonic Rig

This rig has the capability to drill to depths greater than 60 meters. The R-57 is mounted on a Fraste rubber-tracked carrier, which creates low ground pressure and can accommodate a variety of terrain.

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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