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Home Drilling Rigs Geotechnical Geotec 9000


With a pullback capacity of 10,000kgf, the reliable and robust Geotec 9000 geotechnical drilling rig can be mounted on a heavy duty 4 x 4 truck or, alternatively, on tracks, trailer or the customer's own support vehicle or structure. Optional equipment for the rig now includes an automatic SPT (Standard Penetration Test) and dynamic sounding system.


Carrier Options
Crawler mounted is standard (with various track options available and remote umbilical tracking.) Can also be supplied on: Heavy duty commercial 4x4 truck - Trailer mounted- Skid - Mounted on customer own support vehicle/structure.

Deck Engine
Standard fitting: CAT C4.4 turbo diesel engine 102hp (142hp available as an option)

Mast Dimensions
Working mast height using main winch: 5500mm; 7500mm (using mast extension)
Working mast using the rotary head: 4500mm
Mast dump to 45 degrees

Rig Capacity
Pullback: 10000kgf
Pulldown: 3250kgf
Hook load (max): 10000kgf

Rotary Head Performance
Option 1
Rotation (max) 436rpm
Torque (max) 6000Nm
Option 2
Rotation (max) 750rpm
Torque (max) 4000Nm
Rotary head tilt and side shift
Other options available

Drill Table and Break Out System
As standard - Double acting hydraulic make up and break out clamp. With minimum clamping diameter of 60mm and a maximum of 250mm
Other options available

Main Winch
Maximum single line pull: 3200kg
Maximum speed: 41m/minute
Drum capacity: 65m of 13mm wire rope

Wireline Winch (Optional)
Maximum single line pull: 1000kg
Maximum speed 120m/minute
Drum capacity: 1150m of 4.76mm (3/16") wire rope

Coring Pump
Standard: Hydraulically driven triplex pump
Maximum flow rate: 146 litres/minute
Maximum discharge pressure: 700psi

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 (swing out arm mounting optional)

Rod Spin Safety Guard
Fitted as standard with speed reduction

Levelling Jacks
Two front and two rear jacks with individual locking valves

Lighting and Electrical System
Rig is provided control panel and mast (optional) lighting. Electrical system is 12 volt.

PDF Specification Sheet

Drill Depths

3-1/2" (13.5kgs/m) drill rod = 740m

NWY (8.0kgs/m) drill rod = 1250m


SPT Swing in Hammer Attachment - This drop weight runs on two guide bars guaranteeing a friction free fall. The weight is fully guarded and can be quickly changed for either SPT Testing or Dynamic Probing standards.
Trip Hammer Speed:- 0 - 45 blows per minute
Trip Hammer Drop:- 500mm / 750mm
Trip Hammer Weight:- 50kgs / 63.5kgs

Hydraulic Free Fall Winch - This winch is for light percussive works such as bailing and surging of casing.

RC Drilling Conversion Kit - For reverse circulation drilling applications

Drill Rod Rack - Mounted on carrier

Wire Line Winch - Maximum single line pull: 1000kg. Maximum speed: 120m/minute. Drum capacity: 650m of 6mm wire rope

Rod Hander - For increased safety of drilling crew when loading rods

Track options - Option 1=Triple grouser. Option 2=Single grouser Option 3=Rubber plate

Other options available on request


Geotec 9000 Wireline Coring in Eritrea

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Geotec 9000 in West Sussex, UK

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