A drill rig is used to make holes in the sub-surface of the earth. This machinery plays a vital role in the oil industry. If you need to drill water wells or are extracting natural gas, finding a large drill rig for sale is a good choice.
Smaller drill rigs for sale are referred to as augers. This machinery can also be used to extract samples of sub-surface soil so that it can be analysed. When a mobile drilling rig is required the machinery is mounted onto a truck or trailer. With low rainfall in many areas of South Africa a borehole drilling machine can help to locate water reserves beneath the earth’s surface.
Looking at Drill Rigs
When it comes to drill rigs for sale South Africa has access to a wide range of machinery. The power supply of the machinery plays a role in drill rig classification. The machinery can use a mechanical, electric, hydraulic or pneumatic power supply.
Steam is another option. Drill rigs are available with cable, conventional or coil tubing pipes. You will also need to choose a drill rig that has the right height. Single, double, triple and quadri models are available.
An important consideration when finding drill rigs for sale is the type of drill that you are buying. It is important to match the right machinery to the type of work that you need it for. Different drill types offer different costs, drill depth and type of extracted sample.
A core difference between different drill rigs is whether the machinery extracts core samples or produces rock samples. Auger drilling is suitable for softer terrain such as swamps. Applications for this type of machinery include soil engineering and geotechnical work.
Percussion rotary air blast drilling is typically used in the mineral exploration industry. It is also used for water bore drilling as well as in mines.
Air core drilling is used for unconsolidated ground. The advantage of air core drilling is that it offers more accurate samples however it is slower and more expensive than RAB. Cable tool drilling is not commonly used anymore but it is useful in drilling water wells.
Looking at the AirROC T35
If you are looking for a drill rig for sale, the AirROC T35 is a suitable option. Suitable to a wide range of applications it can be used in construction and mining. The advantage of this machinery is that it is easy to transport it to different locations. It is also convenient to set up.
The AirROC T35 is easy to operate and maintain. Features of this model include pneumatic powered traction motors and hydraulic track oscillation.
Another benefit to owning an AirROC T35 is its adaptable and powerful pneumatic rock drill. Take a look at an overview of the AirROC T35.
Technical Specifications of the AirROC T35
|Hole diameter (mm)||64 – 102|
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