DE151 Compact core drill rig

Sandvik DE151 Compact core drill

Sandvik DE151 is the most powerful H size underground drill rig in the Sandvik DE100
 series. Boasting a unique combination of size and capability, it features the highest feed and pull capacity in its class and in relation to its weight and size.

Sandvik DE151 is easy to operate and maintain.
It boasts class leading rotation speed and torque and infinitely variable rotation speed between 0 and 1,100 rpm. The chuck is closed by spring action and opened hydraulically.


  • Sandvik DE151 steel feed boom is fitted with a rod spin guard to provide maximum safety close to rotating rod string
  • Sandvik DE151 control panel provides central control of all drilling operations
  • The feed boom is comprised of a stiff and resistant steel profile with a direct coupled feed cylinder that eliminates the need for feed chains
Technical data
Depth capacity* (N) 1,945 m (6,381 ft)
Rotation unit
(hollow spindle ID - H size)
103 mm (4 in)
Maximum torque 2,000 Nm (1,475 lbf/ft)
Maximum rpm 1,100 rpm
Feed force 147 kN / 15 t (33,000 lbf)
Pull force 147 kN / 15 t (33,000 lbf)
Feed length (stroke) 1,700 m (5 ft 7 in)
Power unit - electric 110 kW (150 hp)
Power unit - diesel 168 kW (228 hp)

*Calculations are based on machine lifting capacity, which in some cases may exceed the rated hole depth of the down-hole tooling. Sandvik does not guarantee that these results will be achieved in all drilling operations.