Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology continues its long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers improve productivity, reduce cost and enhance safety. Our recent product development efforts translate this tradition into tangible results for our customers.
Growing the Sandvik i-Series Line of Intelligent Drills
With three new rigs due for release in 2018, Sandvik continues to expand our i-Series line of intelligent drills designed to offer our customers a broader range of hole diameters with single-pass, multi-pass, high and low pressure options. As our platform of the future, the i-Series family comes with an impressive array of advanced features and customer benefits.
All i-Series drills are built around an advanced CAN BUS design with enhanced control systems helping reduce troubleshooting time and increasing availability. Our scalable (non-bundled) surface drill automation architecture allows for a customized path to the level of automation you need, when you need it.
Our OptiMine™ solution is an analytics and process optimization suite that offers a collection of digital solutions targeted to improve efficiency of your mining operations and offers advanced analytics to help identify process improvements via predictive insights.
Drills equipped with our patented Compressor Management System can save customers up to 30% on fuel with a proportional increase in engine and compressor life.
The DR412i Rotary Blasthole Drill - Dependability Defined
The Sandvik DR412i blasthole drill is designed to improve conservation and deliver dependable penetration in the world's harshest mining conditions. Constructed for rotary or down-the-hole drilling, the DR412i is automation-ready and built to guarantee reliability while bringing a new level of safety and productivity to any operation.
The DR412i is designed for rotary and down the hole drilling applications with a hole range of 216-311mm (8 ½'-12 1/4"). High and low pressure versions are available with single-pass maximum hole depth of 31m (102') and multi-pass maximum hole depth of 75m (246').
The first DR412i rig is expected to arrive in Australia in July 2018, where it will be used by a customer in the central Queensland region.
For more information regarding the DR412i or any of Sandvik's new range of iSeries surface drill rigs, please contact:
APAC Business Line Manager - Surface Drilling and Exploration
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology