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With a pullback of 4,000kgf, the Watertec 4000 is an ultra-compact, lightweight water well rig designed for drilling shallow to medium depth boreholes in tough working environments. This rig is highly modular with a choice of masts to accommodate 2m or 3m rods, a range of engines from 50-100hp including silent pack options, and a selection of carrier vehicles including crawler, trailer and truck mounted versions. Fitted with a cylindrical, progressive cavity pump that takes up very little space, this rig is a versatile and powerful water well drilling solution on a small footprint.


Chassis Fabrication
-Steel box section construction for the main chassis designed to ensure lowest weight possible while maintaining high strength.
-4 hydraulic levelling jacks fitted, operating on a three point system with automatic check valves.

Rig Safety
-3 emergency stop buttons.
-Optional safety gate with interlock.
-Hydraulic system protection via relief valves.

Track System
-250mm (9.8 inch) wide rubber tracks mounted on a ridged steel chassis (optional hydraulically expanding tracks.) Wider tracks available as an option.
-Rig Width: 1400mm.
-Current Track Clearance Max: 400mm.
-Steel tracks available as an option

Tracking Controls
Umbilical tracking via pilot control to ensure safe operating distance while the rig is in transit.
Radio remote tracking with manual backup is available as an option.

Power Pack
-Powered by a silent pack diesel engine. Various power ratings are available from 50hp to 100hp depending on application and country of operation.
-60L diesel tank.

-Steel box section construction with a pullback capacity of 4000kgf. A hydraulic cylinder operates a reeved chain hoist system mounted on a tilting frame to drill in the vertical position with mast dump.
-The rig is capable of drilling at 45° to 93° angles.
-1000mm (39 inch) mast dump to place mast foot on the ground while drilling vertically or at angles.
-Working stroke: 2.6m (8.5ft) as standard. 3.6m (11.8ft) and 2.2m (7.2ft) strokes are also available.

Breakout Device
-Guide table with hydraulic breakout ram.

-Double breakout clamps with adjustable rod guides available as an option.

-1340kg tooling winch. Other options available.

Rotary Head
-Four speed top-drive rotary head with 1.5inch water/air swivel. Various speeds and torques available ranging from 1000rpm to 6500Nm torque.
-Side shift 
-Optional heavy duty floating sub available.

Hydraulic System/ Control Panel
-Load sensing, variable piston pump and single gear pump driven direct from the deck engine and controlled by manual spool valves. Cooling is provided by a single electric fan oil cooler.
-Hydraulic tank capacity: 200L.
-System pressure: approx. 200 bar.
-Standard auxiliary hydraulic quick connect circuit for mud mixer or external pump.

Mud Pump
-450LPM progressive cavity pump @ 12 bar.
-Various options available

PDF Specification Sheet


  • Floating sub
  • Toolboxes
  • Folding mast extension
  • Auxiliary quick connect circuit
  • Safety cage
  • Rig lighting
  • Rod rack
  • Progressive cavity mud pump
  • Double clamps
  • Mast foot casing jack
  • Radio remote
  • Expanding tracks
  • Sonic head
  • Rod handler
  • Diverter
  • Trailer and truck mounting (various trucks)
  • Various engine options




  • Various mounting options available, including track, truck, skid or customer's own support vehicle.
  • High-torque, high-speed rotary head
  • Equipped with a silent diesel engine. Other options available.
  • Mast dump
  • Hydraulic winch
  • Selection of mud pumps available
  • Inline oil lubricator
  • Hydraulic rod clamps/breaker available as an option
  • Umbilical tracking via pilot control when rig is in transit mode
  • Radio remote tracking available as an option


Truck Mounted Watertec 4000 with Compressor, Vanuatu

Track Mounted Watertec 4000