Raise boring drilling tools

Sandvik Raise Boring

Sandvik Raise Boring tools are optimized for cost-effective, safe and sustainable operations – for all purposes and whether you are looking for inclined, vertical or horizontal shafts. We also work closely with our customers to share our core raise boring knowledge and meet the specific needs for your project.


At Sandvik, we supply a wide range of tools for all raise boring methods, and with our broad know-how and specific application experience, we provide you with professional support and short lead times. Our assortment is flexible with its standard and interchangeable components, and you are sure to find the solution you need for conventional raise boring, blind boring up and down, as well as horizontal drilling.

With our offering of pilot bits, cutters and reaming heads in various types, sizes and configurations, you can ream and drill holes from 0.6 to over 8 meters in diameter, along with constantly high performance throughout different rock types. Our proven design comes with bolted standard components for easy mounting, assembly and service, while the reaming heads are easily adaptable to various rock conditions simply by re-arranging the cutter types.

As safety is of major importance when handling heavy raise boring tools, we always aim to reduce any potential risks for the operator. We are innovative at heart, and R&D is deeply rooted in our company. For us, this means a drive to constantly develop market-leading and long-lasting raise boring tools, and for you, it translates into sustainable, safe, and high-performing products.


  • Designed for improved performance.
  • Longer service life resulting in lower maintenance cost​
  • Different cutter designs options for higher rate of penetration
  • New and improved cutter design with upgraded and enhanced key features
  • Reduced service intervals and increased operator safety


  • Option to rent our Sandvik reaming head from diameter 0,660 m to 6,1 m
  • Our experienced R&D team are available and ready to support with complex queries and tailor-made solution for your raise boring requirements
  • Our main focus is always to reduce your total drilling cost

RS410 is the new raiseboring cutter from Sandvik. With updated features it brings a longer service life - increasing the efficiency of your raisebore drilling and offering a safer work setting for your operators.


If you have any questions about Sandvik raise boring products - whether it's technical features, application data or you just want to try them out yourself - please contact us. We are always ready to support you!


Recently, Sandvik and our customer Cementation Americas joined forces to achieve one of the largest raise’s completed in the Northern Hemisphere ever: a massive raise boring shaft, 7.965 meters in diameter. It proved to be a successful and zero-harm project taking place at the Solvay Soda Ash Mine at Green River, Wyoming (US).

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At Sandvik Rock Tools we are determined to take action when it comes to sustainability. Visit "Our Way Report" to find out more on where we stand in terms of the progress of our sustainability efforts.

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