DR416i Rotary Blasthole Drill

Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill rig

Our Sandvik DR416i blasthole drill is one of the most cost-effective 16” drills on the market and delivers a single-pass capacity of 21m/69ft, the longest single-pass mast in its class.

Constructed for large-diameter rotary drilling, (270 - 406mm/10 5/8 - 16in) the DR416i is automation-ready, scalable, and built to deliver reliability while bringing a new level of safety and productivity to any operation. It’s also equipped with our patented Compressor Management System (CMS) that reduces fuel consumption and improves productivity.


  • Next-generation operator cab offers enhanced ergonomic controls and improved visibility
  • Sandvik CAN-BUS-control system with scalable automation options allow you to add automation features when you are ready
  • Patented deck wrench allows bit change with no bit basket handling
  • On-board Compressor Management System saves fuel and extends the service life of the engine and compressor
Technical data
Engine power 1,118 kW / 1,500 hp
Max hole depth up to 42.4 m / 139 ft single pass
Dimension (L-W-H) 18,190 x 9,270 x 32,130 mm
Dimension mast down (L-W-H) 31,040 x 9,270 x 9,350 mm
Hole diameter 270 - 406 mm / 10½ - 16 in
Operating weight (empty) 195,951 kg / 432,000 lb
Rotary head 90 rpm / 25,760 Nm (19,000 ft lbs)
Maximum rpm / torque
First pass depth (single-pass) 21 m / 69 ft
Compressor range 109 m3 per min / 3,850 cfm
5.5 bar / 80 psi
Drilling technique Rotary