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Home Mineral Exploration Drill Rigs Mine Site Dewatering


The Watertec 40's ability to drill large diameter holes to great depths makes it ideal for mine site dewatering. With a pullback capacity of 40,000kgf and a variety of mounting options, the drilling rig is also used for supplying safe, clean water to large and small communities.


Carrier Options
Heavy duty commercial 6x6 truck and 8x8 truck- Crawler mounted - Trailer mounted - Mounted on customer own support vehicle/structure

Deck Engine
Caterpillar C15 540 HP diesel engine standard, other options available.

Mast Dimensions
Working mast height using main winch: 11800mm
Working mast using the rotary head: 9000mm

Rig Capacity
Pullback: 40000kg
Pulldown: 14000 kg
Hook load (max): 40000kg

Rotary Head Performance
Rotation (max) 140rpm
Torque (max) 15360Nm
Other options available
Rotary head tilt and side shift

Drill Table and Break Out System
As standard - Box type drill table with removable drill rod and casing guides. Break out system is a double acting hydraulic cylinder with adjustable wrench.
Other options available

Standard Compressor
Doosan XHP 900 (900CFM/350psi)
Other options available

Main Winch
Maximum single line pull: 8000kgs
Maximum speed: 27m/minute
Drum capacity: 83m of 18mm wire rope

Tool Handling Winch
Maximum single line pull: 2040kgs
Maximum speed 40m/minute
Drum capacity: 57m of 12mm wire rope

Mud Pump
Standard: Hydraulically driven 7-1/2" x 8" duplex mud pump
Maximum flow rate: (420gpm) 1590 litres/minute
Maximum discharge pressure: 182psi
Other options available

Foam Pump
Standard: Hydraulically driven duplex pump
Maximum flow rate: 34 litres/minute
Maximum discharge pressure: 750psi

Inline Oil Lubricator
Fitted as standard and used when operating a DTH hammer

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic power circuit based on load sensing hydraulic pumps and proportional control valves

Drillers Control Panel
Uncomplicated and user friendly with ergonomic layout

Levelling Jacks
Two front and two rear extendable jacks with individual locking valves
Lighting and Electrical System
Rig is provided with mast and control panel lighting and the electrical system is 24 volt

Drilling Capacities*
3-1/2" (13.5kgs/m) drill rod = 2962m
4-1/2" (23kgs/m) drill rod = 1739m

Optional Equipment
Flooded Reverse Conversion Kit - For flooded reverse drilling applications
Pipe Handling Boom Crane - For loading and unloading drill pipe and light site work
Rod Spin Safety Guard : Optional
Other options available on request

PDF Specification Sheet


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Watertec 40 Specification Sheet





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