Down-the-hole drilling tools

For efficient down-the-hole (DTH) drilling, Sandvik offers high performance drilling tools to increase your productivity, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and reduce your total operation cost. Sandvik develops tools in close cooperation with the customers to maximize performance and optimize user experience.

Sandvik has an extensive range of products to suit all types of ground conditions. Choosing between the large number of designs of your DTH drill bits can be a challenge but with Sandvik's knowledge and experience, we can help you choose the right design for optimal accuracy and penetration. Whether you want a hammer with or without foot valve, or a fast or straight drilling bit, Sandvik works in partnership with you to find the best fit.


  • Advanced materials technology and optimized design give you high productivity, great reliability and lower operating costs
  • With improved air efficiency, you receive lower fuel consumption
  • In-house and industry leading carbide selection ensures the best quality tools

Sandvik ​​​​​​​​​​​​DTH hammers transmit intensive impact energy with low energy loss. This results in good rock breakage, high penetration rates and high productivity. The equipment is designed to give optimal hole quality, reliability, and long service life, as well as the best blasting results and low total operation cost.

Sandvik DTH drill bits are fitted with our cemented carbide inserts, which provide you with superior life and drilling productivity.

Sandvik Tubex overburden system

When simultaneously drilling and casing through loose overburden materials, Sandvik's Tubex system will give you a great result. Tubex is a cost efficient system leaving less material behind in the hole.

Why choose Sandvik down the hole drilling tools?

Sandvik drilling tools are fitted with proprietary cemented carbide buttons, which are designed to drill further and last longer. With a unique combination of strength, hardness and resilience, Sandvik bits can tackle even the most demanding applications.

Sandvik also offers DTH pipes which are built for long life, and are specially engineered to work with our range of hammers. Sandvik hammers combine high power and speed with low fuel consumption, so you can be assured that they deliver results. A wide range of accessories have also been developed to increase safety when using Sandvik tools. Tubex, a DTH casing advancement system, is cost efficient and it helps to leave less loose material in the hole when you are simultaneously drilling and casing.

If you have any questions about Sandvik hammers or bits, or whether you want to know if our casing advancement systems or other drilling accessories are right for you, please contact a member of our team.

Sandvik RH460 DTH hammer maintanence video