Drilling Rigs

RIG 06 Hydrapower HP850

Hydrapower HP850

Our HP 850 truck rig is a hugely versatile machine it can drill Diamond & Reverse Circulation in various diameters and depths also has the ability to drill angle/inclined holes.

The drilling rig has regular monthly maintenance inspections that are recorded on a schedule and kept with the machine. It is fully equipped for all aspects of Exploration Drilling.

The rig is transported on a Mercedes 8×8 truck

Rig Overview – Hydrapower HP850

Rig Year 2011

Truck Model Mercedes 8×8

Rig Specifications

Engine Standard Cummins
(260hp at 2500rpm)

Rotary Drive Hydrapower Gearbox —

steel casing with floating hollow
spindle and hydraulic head lock and swing.

Variable speed, 0–1400rpm low speed torque to 8700Nm

Main Winch Maximum pull is 10,000kg.
Maximum line speed is 60m/min.
Over spool protection device

Wireline Winch1400m with auto spooler. Maximum
pull is 2000kg. Maximum line
speed is 140m/min

Pull down capacity is 10,000kg.

Pull out capacity is 16,500kg

Mast Fitted with 2.0m mast dump for angle drilling.

Standard length is 10m, supplied with hydraulically
operated breakout spanner and
top pulley swivel.

Break out Table Yes

Break Out Spanner Dual make/break drill table

Rig Capability

Drilling Type Exploration

Air Rotary Yes

Mud Rotary Yes

Wireline Coring NQ, HQ3, and PQ3

Air Core Yes

Reverse Circulation Yes


Rod/Auger Guard Yes

Emergency Stop Yes

Remote Emergency Stop Yes

Spill Kit Yes

Fire Extinguishers Yes (1 x 9kg)

Fire Suppresion Yes

First Aid + Snakebite kit Yes

Specifications and Dimensions

Width 2400mm

Length 10000mm (mast down)

Weight 24 tonnes GVM

Height (Mast up) 10000mm

Height (Mast down) 3630mm

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