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Diamec Smart 8 Underground core drilling rig

Diamec Smart 8 has a versatile design that makes it ideal for most underground core drilling applications. The sophisticated positioner and turntable makes it easy to reach desired drilling position and angle without any adjustments. The Diamec Smart 8 is equipped with an advanced Rig Control System (RCS) where most of the operations can be performed automatically. The protecting safety guards protect the operator from moving parts and all operations are performed from an easy to use control panel. The Diamec Smart 8 can also be equipped with a unique rod handling system that offers complete hands free rod handling. Adding and removing of drill rods, inner tubes and core barrels are completed by the rod handler.


Main application area

Underground exploration

Drilling method

Core drilling

Drilling diameter

A ; B ; N ; H

Drilling depth capacity (see note)

0 m - 2 000 m

Chuck inner diameter

101 mm

Max. torque

2 425 Nm

Feed type

Direct acting cylinder feed with equal feed/pull force

Feed force

134 kN

Pull force

134 kN

Max. rod size

117,5 mm

Installed power

110 kW

Control system

CanBus Control-RCS4 with touch screen control panel

Carrier option


Main optional equipment

Flush pump ; Air oil cooler ; Bracing device ; Rod Handling System


The drill depth capacities only serve as guidelines and refer to vertical down drilling. Epiroc cannot guarantee that these results can be achieved in all drilling conditions. You find details about technical specifications in the brochure.


1 680 mm


4 200 mm


1 480 mm


3 350 kg


Phone: 844-437-4762 

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