Exploration drill rigs and tools

Sandvik offers a wide range of exploration drill rigs for all types of underground and surface drilling. Models range from lightweight drill rigs for core drilling to heavy-duty, multipurpose drill rigs with the ability to perform both core drilling and reverse circulation drilling.

The new generation of Sandvik exploration equipment focuses on ergonomics, simpler mobility and improved visibility. The operator is better protected from hydraulic components, yet without compromising productivity and efficiency.

The open, simple design of our exploration drill rigs has been proven time and again in the toughest working environments. The surface drills have large walkways and work platforms. The entire product range provides easy access for regular inspections and maintenance.

Need a single unit that can drill multiple methods? Two powerful, versatile drills make up our Sandvik DE800 series. The drills are efficient in all forms of exploration drilling and boast an extensive range of standard features and options.

The powerful Sandvik DE712 diamond core drill meets demanding surface drilling applications. The drill is designed for shallow and deep hole drilling and can be used in a range of applications including mineral exploration, directional drilling and geotechnical drilling.

Sandvik DE100 series has been engineered to meet the toughest demands in underground mineral exploration. Sandvik DE100 series is also well suited to surface applications where a compact core drill is required.

Sandvik VR sampling system

Sandvik offers two equipment series​ for sampling applications: VR series and VM series sampling systems. The two series are intended for the geologist and driller who require the most reliable, flexible and accurate sampling system for grade control and exploration mineral drilling. ​