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Dayton Lamina Hydraulic Drills Are Portable

74 Dayton 150New Dayton Lamina hydraulic drills are compact enough to fit into narrow openings, yet they have the power for heavy duty drilling and tapping operations, making them ideal for various mining applications.

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Cat Top Hammer Drill for Tough Applications

28 CAT 150Even in granite-like conditions the new Cat MD5150C Top Hammer Drill is out-performing down-the-hole rigs, according to the company, with its higher productivity and much lower fuel consumption – while achieving comparable hole straightness. Cat drill customer Iron Mountain Quarry, located south of St. Louis, reports that overall productivity is almost double a competitor’s DTH drill. This productivity is achieved with the powerful Cat HPR6832 hydraulic rock drill, the new carousel rod changer and the efficient Cat C11 Engine.

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Robit Technology Measures Borehole Straightness While Drilling

54-DB1-150Robit said it is the first company in the world to develop a patented measuring system that can measure the straightness of a hole during the percussive drilling process. The system is the result of an intensive, seven-year R&D program at Robit and is in operation at selected customers.

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