DR580 down-the-hole drill rig

Our Sandvik DR580 is a diesel-powered, high-pressure down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig that delivers the highest air pressures and air flow rates compared with any boom DTH drill. It drills blast holes with a diameter of 115 - 216 millimeters (4 ½ - ½ inches) down to a maximum depth of up to 54.9 meters (180 feet). This heavy-duty mining machine delivers maximum penetration rates and excels at high altitudes.


  • Dual-compressor pressure setting for drilling with increased air or high pressure
  • Heavy-duty drilling platform with center-mounted boom for maximum coverage, flexibility and longevity
  • Cold-weather options ensure operation in tough weather conditions
Technical data
Engine power 708 kW
Max hole depth 54.9 m
Dimension (L-W-H) 11,405 x 3,000 x 3,810 mm
Hole diameter 115 - 216 mm
Operating weight (empty) 33,112 kg
Rotary head 54 rpm / 8,515 Nm
Maximum rpm / torque
Compressor range 38.2 - 44.6 m3 / min
Pressure 350 / 500 psi
Drilling technique DTH