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Sandvik rolls out electric surface drill concept

SANDVIK has unveiled a battery-electric concept surface drill that can drill down-the-hole holes up to 229mm in diameter and blends the autonomy of a battery with the continuous endurance of a power cable.

Staff Reporter
Sandvik's concept electric surface drill.

Sandvik's concept electric surface drill.

Electric surface rigs have long depended solely on a tethered cable as the power source. The Sandvik DTH concept rig's power pack has power for up to one hour of drilling or up to seven hours of tramming....

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