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Home Drilling Rigs Water Well Watertec 24


With a pullback capacity of 24 tonnes, the high performance Watertec 24 water well drilling rig is capable of drilling to great depths while mounted on a 6 x 6 truck or, alternatively, on tracks, trailer or the customer's own support vehicle or structure. The machine is built to be robust, reliable and able to operate for continuous periods in some of the world's harshest environments.



Carrier Options
Heavy duty commercial 6 x 6 truck - Crawler mounted - Trailer mounted - Mounted on customer own support vehicle/structure

Deck Engine
Caterpillar C15 580 HP diesel engine standard, other options available.

Mast Dimensions
Working mast height using main winch: 9140mm
Working mast using the rotary head: 7600mm

Rig Capacity
Pullback: 24000kg
Pulldown: 14000kg
Hook load (max): 24000kg

Rotary Head Performance
Rotation (max) 192rpm
Torque (max) 8850Nm
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: 8000kg
Maximum speed: 27m/minute
Drum capacity: 83m of 18mm wire rope

Tool Handling Winch
Maximum single line pull: 2040kg
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

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

PDF Specification Sheet

Drill Depths

3-1/2" (13.5kg/m) drill rod = 1777m

4-1/2" (23kg/m) drill rod = 1043m


Designed to be robust and reliable for working in tough environments

Capable of mud rotary, air and flooded reverse drilling

Various mounting options including 6x6 or 8x8 truck; crawler unit; trailer; customer own support vehicle or structure

High torque rotary head

High pressure air/water swivel

Main winch for tools and casing

Auxiliary winch for tool handling

Selection of on-board air compressors

Selection of on-board mud pumps

Can be supplied with complete tooling package



Flooded reverse conversion kit  

Pipe handling boom crane for loading and unloading drill pipe and light site work

Rod spin safety guard

Other options available on request


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