DR540 down-the-hole drill rig

Sandvik DR540 Down the hole drill rig

Our Sandvik DR540 high-pressure down-the-hole (DTH) drill delivers leading penetration with an up to 34.5 bar (500 psi) compressor. The large air volumes deliver performance in pre-split and production drilling, and the heavy-duty structure allows for optional RC package for in-pit grade control. It drills blast holes with a diameter of 115 - 203 millimeters (4 ½ - 8 inches).

Technical data
Engine power 403 kW
Max hole depth up to 42.6 m
Dimension (L-W-H) 11,405 x 3,000 x 3,810 mm
Hole diameter 115 - 203 mm
Operating weight (empty) 30,845 kg
Rotary head 54 rpm / 8,515 Nm
Maximum rpm / torque
Compressor range 25.5 - 29.7 m3 / min
Pressure 350 / 500 psi
Drilling technique DTH