Multi-purpose exploration drill rigs

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.

Sandvik DE800 series drills are available in either truck or crawler mounted configurations and have a pioneering design that enables, Diamond coring, Reverse circulation, Rotary air or mud drilling

You can switch between different drilling methods without even leaving the hole. Our DE800 series drills are equally productive in all drilling methods and
have proven their versatility in mineral exploration, directional and geotechnical drilling across the globe.

All Sandvik DE800 series drills are equipped with standard safety features including a control console located away from the drill, rotating rod guard, automatic rod break out and integrated rod loader. The drills are based on the widely accepted Mining Design Guideline (MDG) 15 for mining mobile machinery as well as ISO standard EN791 – Safety of Drill Rigs.

Sandvik DE881i multi-purpose exploration drill rig

Sandvik DE881i is our most powerful exploration drill rig. It delivers greater depth capacity when core drilling thanks to a powerful rotation unit and an advanced feed system that has been developed with decades of experience.