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DM-M3

For holes as deep as 71.6m (235ft) the DM-M3 is designed for multi-pass operations for 250 mm – 310 mm (9-7/8” – 12-1/4”) holes.

COAL OVERBURDEN OR HARD ROCK, THE DM-M3 JUST KEEPS ON DRILLING

The DM-M3 has drilled millions of meters in coal overburden but is also punching many holes in hard rock too. Providing customers with up to 71.6 m (235 ft) of overall drilling depths, the DM-M3 continues to drill blastholes day in and day out.

  • The robust DM-M3 mainframe and tower design ensure a high asset life even in some of the toughest mining conditions. The double cut structural tower lacing ensures a strong tower structure without the added weight of less efficient designs.
  • A spacious FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) rated cab with electric over hydraulic controls that are common with the DM series, make it easy to operate, especially for drillers who have experience in other DM series machines.
  • With drills that have over 100,000 hours, its easy to see why the DM-M3 is called upon to do the job.
  • Ample air for bailing of deep angle holes with a 73.6 cubic meter/minute (2,600 cfm) air compressor.
  • Angle drilling package for 0-30 degrees in 5 degree increments.

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DM30II

DM30 II

Tricone and down the hole hammer drill for 140mm to 200mm (5-1/2” to 7-7/8”) holes.

HEAVY DUTY PERFORMANCE IN A SMALL PACKAGE

A small drill designed to meet heavy duty mining applications in hard rock and coal for 140mm to 200mm (5.5” to 7-7/8”) holes. The DM30 II is the perfect balance of value, quality, productivity, and robustness.

  • High quality at an excellent value sets the DM30 II apart from other drills in its class.
  • A spacious one piece FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) rated cab with electric over hydraulic controls that are common with the DM series makes it easy to operate, especially for drillers who have experience in other DM series machines.
  • The DM30 II is designed for mining and the structural components will hold up to the heavy duty cycles required in a mining drill.
  • For single pass applications the DM30 II can achieve a clean hole depth of 7.9m (26 ft) and for multi pass depth can achieve depths of up to 44.5m (146 ft).
  • The DM30 II compact design allows for easy transport between benches or even between mine properties.

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DM45

DM45/DM50

Powerful rotary tricone and down the hole hammer drill for 140mm -225mm (5-1/2” to 8-7/8”) holes.

A LEGEND IN THE DRILLING INDUSTRY

The DM45/50 along with their big brother, the DML, are some of the most popular drills in the world for good reason. All three models have proven themselves in almost every mining condition to deliver productivity, reliability, and low operating cost year after year.

  • The robust DM45/50 mainframe and tower design ensure a high asset life even in some of the toughest mining conditions. The double cut structural tower lacing ensures a strong tower structure without the added weight of less efficient designs.
  • A spacious one piece FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) rated cab with electric over hydraulic controls that are common with the DM30 II and DML make the DM45/50 easy to operate, especially for drillers who have experience in other DM series machines.
  • For single pass applications the DM45/50 can achieve a clean hole depth of 8.5 m (27.4 ft) and for multi pass depth can achieve depths of up to 53.3 m (175 ft).
  • When more air and pulldown are required, the DM45 evolves into a DM50 to give added flexibility to the larger hole sizes in the DM45/50 range.

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DM75

DM75

Powerful and reliable rotary tricone drill for 250mm -270mm (9-7/8” to 10-5/8”) holes.

The DM75 is getting a lot of attention to provide productivity, reliability, and low operating cost no matter what the condition. The common platform shared with its little brothers, the DM45 and DML, has allowed mining customers to build upon their knowledge of the DM series, while providing more performance for larger diameter holes.

  • The robust DM75 mainframe and tower design ensure a high asset life even in some of the toughest mining conditions. The double cut structural tower lacing ensures a strong tower structure without the added weight of less efficient designs.
  • A spacious one piece FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) rated cab with electric over hydraulic controls that are common with the DM series product line make it easy to operate, especially for drillers who have experience in other DM series machines.
  • Proven hydraulic system that delivers on demand performance in the most efficient manner possible.

DML

DML

Powerful rotary tricone and down the hole hammer drill for 149mm-250mm (5-7/8” to 9-7/8”) holes.

A LEGEND IN THE DRILLING INDUSTRY

The DML along with its little brothers, the DM45/50, is one of the most popular drills in the world for good reason.

The DML and DM45/50 have proven themselves in almost every mining condition to deliver productivity, reliability, and low operating cost year after year. If you survey operators around the world, you will see that many of them learned to drill holes with a DML or DM45/50 and can attest to its legendary capabilities.

  • The robust DML mainframe and tower design ensure a high asset life even in some of the toughest mining conditions. The double cut structural tower lacing ensures a strong tower structure without the added weight of less efficient designs.
  • A spacious one piece FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) rated cab with electric over hydraulic controls that are common with the DM30 II and DM45/50 make the DML easy to operate, especially for drillers who have experience in other DM series machines.
  • A reliable and industry proven hydraulic system, ensure the machine is rugged and well built for even the harshest mining conditions.

DMLSP

DML-SP

Single pass drilling up to 17.4 m (57 ft) for 149 mm - 250 mm (5-7/8" - 9-7/8") holes.

THE ORIGINAL SINGLE PASS DRILL

When mining conditions call for single pass drilling of holes ranging 149mm -250mm (5-7/8” to 9-7/8”), the DML-SP is there to do the job. The DML-SP utilizes a proven technology kelly bar and a drive motor to power the bit.

  • The robust DML mainframe and tower design ensure a high asset life even in some of the toughest mining conditions. The double cut structural tower lacing ensures a strong tower structure without the added weight of less efficient designs.
  • A spacious one piece FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) rated cab with electric over hydraulic controls that are common with the DM series, make the DML easy to operate, especially for drillers who have experience in other DM series machines.
  • The large undercarriage ensure the machine has solid platform to rely on.

PV235

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PV-235

The most versatile blasthole drill available for drilling 171mm to 270 mm (6-3/4” to 10-5/8”) holes with up to 12 m (40 ft) clean hole single pass capability

YOUR SINGLE PASS WORK HORSE

The PV-235 has quickly become a staple in the Pit Viper Product Range and has proven its success in many applications. While it is the smallest Pit Viper in the lineup, it delivers nothing short of powerful performance when customers need a flexible and well-packaged machine.

  • The PV-235 features a patented cable feed system with automatic tensioning for improved component life and low total cost of operation
  • Options for both diesel and electric power plants make the PV-235 a flexible option for any type of operation.
  • The tower is a “live tower” design meaning it can be raised and lowered with a full carousel and the rotary head at the top of the tower – further testament to the structural design of the tower.
  • The Atlas Copco patented hydraulic wet clutch removes the load of the compressor during non-drilling functions and decreases fuel consumption and TCO
  • The standard Rig Control System (RCS) provides on board automation capability as part of the standard drill package to help deliver safety and productivity. With RCS you can run automation with an operator on board with options like auto drill and auto level or you can run with the operator off the drill with the optional Benchremote package allowing one operator to run one or multiple units. With the RCS system on Pit Vipers you can even achieve your ambition of fully autonomous drilling with almost no human interaction with the drill.

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PV271

PV-271

The most productive drill available for rotary tricone and down the hole drilling of 171mm to 270mm (6-3/4” to 10-5/8 ”) holes with up to 18 m (59 ft) clean hole single pass capability.

THE DRILL THAT PUT PIT VIPER ON THE MAP

The PV-271 line operates in almost every surface mining application out there – gold, copper, coal, iron ore, phosphate, silver, you name it and the PV-271 has probably drilled it. When it comes to single pass holes up to 16.2m (63ft) with diameters up to 270mm (16.62inch), the PV-271 has proven itself time and time again.

  • The PV-271 features a patented cable feed system with automatic tensioning for improved component life and low total cost of operation
  • Options for both diesel and electric powerplants make the PV-271 a flexible option for any type of operation.
  • The tower is a “live tower” design meaning it can be raised and lowered with a full carousel and the rotary head at the top of the tower – further testament to the structural design of the tower.
  • The standard Rig Control System (RCS) provides on board automation capability as part of the standard drill package to help deliver safety and productivity. With RCS you can run automation with an operator on board with options like auto drill and auto level or you can run with the operator off the drill with the optional BenchREMOTE package allowing one operator to run one or multiple units. With the RCS system on Pit Vipers you can even achieve your ambition of fully autonomous drilling with almost no human interaction with the drill.
  • The Atlas Copco patented hydraulic wet clutch removes the load of the compressor during non-drilling functions and decreases fuel consumption and TCO.

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PV-275

The multi pass Pit Viper for holes up to 59.4 m (195 ft) deep and 171 mm to 270 mm (6-3/4” – 10-5/8”) diameter, has become a staple in the mining industry through its proven performance and reliability.

THE DRILL THAT PUT PIT VIPER ON THE MAP

The PV-275 began its journey mainly in coal overburden drilling due to the 34,000 kg (75,000 lb) of pulldown it provides to a rotary tricone bit ranging from 171 mm to 270mm (6-3/4” – 10-5/8”). It has continued to not only provide coal customers sustained performance, but also hard rock applications such as copper and iron mines.

  • The PV-275 features a patented cable feed system with automatic tensioning for improved component life and low total cost of operation
  • Options for both diesel and electric power plants make the PV-275 a flexible option for any type of operation.
  • The tower is a “live tower” design meaning it can be raised and lowered with a full carousel and the rotary head at the top of the tower – further testament to the structural design of the tower.
  • The optional Atlas Copco patented hydraulic wet clutch removes the load of the compressor during non-drilling functions and decreases fuel consumption and TCO
  • The standard Rig Control System (RCS) provides on board automation capability as part of the standard drill package to help deliver safety and productivity. With RCS you can run automation with an operator on board with options like auto drill and auto level or you can run with the operator off the drill with the optional BenchREMOTE package allowing one operator to run one or multiple units. With the RCS system on Pit Vipers you can even achieve your ambition of fully autonomous drilling with almost no human interaction with the drill.

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PV311
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PV-311

The most efficient rotary tricone drill available for drilling 270 mm to 311 mm (10-5/8” to 12-1/4”) holes with up to 19.8m (65 ft) clean hole single pass capability.

THE LATEST EDITION TO THE PIT VIPER FAMILY

The Pit Viper 311 is the most recent addition to the Pit Viper family. It takes everything that makes a Pit Viper great and makes it even better. With the optional patented hydraulic clutch it is the most fuel efficient drill in its class.

  • A rotary head with powerful torque of up to 18 kNm (13,250 lb-ft) , compressor capacity of up to 3,000 cfm of air, and 49895 kg (110,000 lb) weight on bit, give the PV-311 more than enough performance to drill a 12-1/4” hole
  • Preventative maintenance is simple and fast on the PV-311 thanks to placement of all filters in a centralized, easy to access location on the deck.
  • The single pass tower allows for clean hole single pass drilling of up to 19.8 m (65 ft) and multi pass drilling of up to 41 m (135 ft). The tower is also a “live tower” design meaning it can be raised and lowered with a full carousel and the rotary head at the top of the tower – further testament to the structural design of the tower.
  • The Atlas Copco patented hydraulic wet clutch removes the load of the compressor during non-drilling functions and decreases fuel consumption and TCO
  • The standard Rig Control System (RCS) provides on board automation capability as part of the standard drill package to help deliver safety and productivity. With RCS you can run automation with an operator on board with options like auto drill and auto level or you can run with the operator off the drill with the optional BenchREMOTE package allowing one operator to run one or multiple units. With the RCS system on Pit Vipers you can even achieve your ambition of fully autonomous drilling with almost no human interaction with the drill.
  • The PV-311 offers great service access due to the layout of the deck and the ability to troubleshoot through the RCS system in the cab.
  • A large cab offers excellent visibility and operator comfort, it's kind of like getting an upgrade to first class on your flight.

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PV316

PV-316

The most efficient rotary tricone drill for 270 mm to 311 mm (10-5/8” to 12-1/4”) holes with up to 91.4 m (300 ft) drill depth capability.

As mining becomes more challenging and the location of ore becomes deeper, the PV-316 gives the capability to achieve the deep drilling requirements more efficiently.

Built on the success of the DM-M3, the PV-316 has even more capability than its predecessor. Coal mines will benefit greatly from the multi pass depth capability as will hard rock mines who have tighter benches.

  • A rotary head with powerful torque of up to 18 kNm (13,250 lb-ft) , compressor capacity of up to 3,000 cfm of air, and 49895 kg (110,000 lb) weight on bit, give the PV-311 more than enough performance to drill a 12-1/4” hole.
  • The PV-316 offers industry leading serviceability with easy access to filters and the ability to troubleshoot systems and components through the RCS system in the cab or remotely from the office with the optional Desktop Viewer package.
  • The multi pass tower allows for clean hole single pass drilling of up to 15.2m (50 ft) and multi pass drilling of up to 91.4 m (300 ft). The tower is also a “live tower” design meaning it can be raised and lowered with a full carousel and the rotary head at the top of the tower – further testament to the structural design of the tower.
  • The Atlas Copco patented hydraulic wet clutch removes the load of the compressor during non-drilling functions and decreases fuel consumption and TCO
  • The standard Rig Control System (RCS) provides on board automation capability as part of the standard drill package to help deliver safety and productivity. With RCS you can run automation with an operator on board with options like auto drill and auto level or you can run with the operator off the drill with the optional Bench Remote package allowing one operator to run one or multiple units. With the RCS system on Pit Vipers you can even achieve your ambition of fully autonomous drilling with almost no human interaction with the drill.

PV351

PV-351

The most productive rotary tricone drill available for drilling 207mm to 406mm (10-5/8” to 16”) holes with up to 19.8m (65 ft) clean hole single pass capability.

THE PIT VIPER THAT STARTED IT ALL

The Pit Viper name has become synonymous with productivity in the mining industry and the PV-351 is the Pit Viper that started it all. With a standard Rig Control System (RCS) operating platform, today’s PV-351 sets the bar for productivity and reliability when large blastholes are part of the production plan.

  • A rotary head with powerful torque of up to 25.7 kNm (19,000 lb-ft) , compressor capacity of up to 3,800 cfm of air, and 56,700 kg (125,000 lb) weight on bit, give the PV-351 balanced and powerful system to quickly drill through hard rock.
  • The PV-351 has both diesel and electric versions. Both the diesel and electric operate on a common drill platform, allowing the best in class serviceability for mines who need the flexibility for both machines.
  • The PV-351 offers excellent serviceability with easy access to filters and the ability to troubleshoot systems and components through the RCS system in the cab or remotely from the office with the optional Desktop Viewer package.
  • The single pass tower allows for clean hole single pass drilling of up to 19.8 m (65 ft) and multi pass drilling of up to 41 m (135 ft). The tower is also a “live tower” design meaning it can be raised and lowered with a full carousel and the rotary head at the top of the tower – further testament to the structural design of the tower.
  • The standard Rig Control System (RCS) provides on board automation capability as part of the standard drill package to help deliver safety and productivity. With RCS you can run automation with an operator on board with options like auto drill and auto level or you can run with the operator off the drill with the optional Bench Remote package allowing one operator to run one or multiple units. With the RCS system on Pit Vipers you can even achieve your ambition of fully autonomous drilling with almost no human interaction with the drill.

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