blasthole drill

blasthole drill

A drill which cuts holes in rock for the placement of explosives.
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Caterpillar announced its new MD6310 rotary blasthole drill enables efficiency and productivity improvements.
The new Cat MD6250 blasthole drill delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) modes.
Barloworld said that the order is for the supply, assembly and commissioning of three Cat 6060FS hydraulic face shovels, three 7495 electric rope shovels, six MD6290 rotary blasthole drill rigs, two MD6640 rotary blasthole drills and two C175 diesel engine motivators.
The mine has a fleet of six Cat 6420C blasthole drill rigs to produce 44.
Netherlands-based, global maker of mining equipment, Sandvik Mining has announced the launch of an electric powered rotary blasthole drill rig, dubbed as the 1175E.
Expected applications listed by Cat for the engine includes blasthole drill rigs, four-wheel drive agricultural tractors, forage harvesters, payers, other types of construction equipment, mining equipment, as well as irrigation, petroleum drill rigs, chippers and shredders.
CMCC's 21 new units include 13 190-t capacity Caterpillar 789C trucks, two Cat 994D wheel loaders, three D10R tractors, one 834G wheel dozer, a 16H grader and one Ingersoll Rand DML-SP blasthole drill.
Also unveiled in Vegas, but as a concept design, the Pit Viper 275 CA, a fully autonomous and cabless blasthole drill, features the company's proven CAN-BUS Rig Control System (RCS), which enables the miner to operate the drill from an office.
That includes the heavy-duty machinery that starts off the mining process at each new level of the pit--the blasthole drill rig.
The Auto Rod Change (ARC) system is a milestone for Atlas Copco's Pit Viper blasthole drill product line, seamlessly integrating into the existing AutoDrill for a complete multi-pass product.
The Aquila systems have added considerably to blasthole drill management and are very popular with the operators -- making their job easier and more interesting.