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Epiroc launches the strongest rig to add to its PowerROC family

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Global Mining Review,

Epiroc is presenting the new PowerROC D60. With high pressure and high penetration rate, the PowerROC D60 drills the largest holes in the PowerROC family. 

“PowerROC D60 has been working in the field for some time and has already delivered great results. This rig will definitely bring a lot of value to our customers,” said Wei Wen Xu, Product Company Business Line Manager at Epiroc. 

PowerROC D60 will give customers a high level of productivity when it comes to drilling large holes ranging from 110 mm to 178 mm. The 5+1 rod handling system makes it possible to drill holes down to a depth of 30 m. Well-proven Epiroc technology ensure good quality and straightness of the hole.

High quality features such as pilot hydraulic system and straightforward electronic system make PowerROC D60 both easy to operate and easy to service. The powerful rotary unit ensures that PowerROC D60 can operate reliably in all types of rock conditions. In addition, a highly effective dust collection system ensures that the work environment is kept clean and safe, which protects both machine and personnel. 

The PowerROC D60 hydraulic down-the-hole drill rig is safe, powerful and helps you increase your production capability. That matched with its ease of maintenance and repair, the rig ensures high availability and productivity.

“The PowerROC D60 rig performance will show that this is a very strong, competitive product for mining and quarrying. I’m convinced that this this rig will meet our customers high expectations – which is already confirmed with recent success in Russia”, said Wei Wen Xu.

The Tier 3 version of PowerROC D60 is available now. The Tier 4 Final version will be available in North America, Japan and Korea as from July. 

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