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DR540 Surface DTH drill rig

Our Sandvik DR540 high-pressure down-the-hole (DTH) drill delivers leading penetration with an up to 34.5 bar (500 psi) compressor. The large air volumes deliver performance in pre-split and production drilling, and the heavy-duty structure allows for optional RC package for in-pit grade control. It drills blast holes with a diameter of 115 - 203 millimeters (4 ½ - 8 inches).

Technical data
Engine power403 kW
Max hole depthup to 42.6 m
Dimension (L-W-H)11,405 x 3,000 x 3,810 mm
Hole diameter115 - 203 mm
Operating weight (empty)30,845 kg
Rotary head54 rpm / 8,515 Nm
Maximum rpm / torque
Compressor range25.5 - 29.7 m3 / min
Pressure350 / 500 psi
Drilling techniqueDTH


Sandvik Mining: World Trade Center, Tower C, 15th floor, Strawinskylaan 1545, 1077 XX Amsterdam, Netherlands. email:

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