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The Explorer 500 drilling rig is custom built 

If you are looking to do some serious drilling, you should take a good look at our Explorer 500 drilling rig. This highly efficient unit can be custom-installed on your choice of truck. Our technical team recommends a minimum of 24 tonnes GVM with bogie drive and both diff and cross locks on a 4 x 6 configuration.
Recommended Base
4 x 6 Truck with 24 t GVM
bogie drive with diff-lock
and cross lock
Rig Engine 6 cylinder Cummins CPAK-6BTA turbo
after cooled with 176 hp at 2500 rpm
Rig Hydraulics Sauer Danfoss proportionally controlled control valves
Sauer closed loop pump on Rotary Drive Sauer open
loop pump on auxiliary functions
Rotary Drive Hydrapower Gearbox - Steel Casing with floating
hollow spindle and hydraulic head lock and swing,
Two Speed, 0 - 225 rpm & 0 - 966 rpm
Low speed torque to 4150 Nm,
high speed torque to 966 Nm
Head Travel 6.8 m
Main Winch Maximum pull is 4200 kg
Maximum line speed is 28 m/min
Wireline Winch (1) One of in standard configuration
Maximum pull is 780 kg
Maximum line speed is 83 m/min
Pulldown Electrically controlled with dial for speed control
Pull down capacity is 7000 kg
Pull out capacity is 11 500 kg
Mast Fitted with 2.0 m mast dump for angle drilling
Standard length is 10 m, supplied with hydraulically
operated breakout spanner and top pulley swivel
Supplied with hydraulic circuit with quick-connect
couplings for optional breakout table
Brakeout Table Optional split type table
Rod/Auger Guard Optional, can be fitted with hydraulic
lockout on head rotation
Tool Cabinet Optional
Rig Body Supplied with operator's platform,
(4) four stabilizer legs with burst
valve protection and fuel tank.
Rig body and mast painted in
Hydrapower Red and Black
Toolkit Flags for rear of mast, mast lock plates,
parts and maintenance manual for rig
and engine, and hydraulic pump test
point pressure gauges
Rig Models Scout Mark V
Explorer 01

Call the drilling rig experts today on  07 3490 5100 .

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