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Home Mineral Exploration Drill Rigs Surface Wireline Coring


Designed specifically for deep wireline core drilling, the Dando Coretec 9000 has a pullback capacity of 10000kgf and is able to collect quality core samples while operating on a small footprint. The coring rig combines a long stroke of 4 metres with a high speed chuck drive head and foot clamp arrangement enabling the rig to fill a three metre core barrel in one pass. 



Carrier Options
Crawler mounted is standard, with various track options available. Also available mounted on: 4x4 truck; trailer; skid; or customer's own support vehicle

Working Dimensions
Length: 5000mm
Width: (working) 2200mm (travelling) 1420mm

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
Working mast using the rotary head: 3700mm
Mast dump to 45°

Head Traverse
Hoist = 6m/m (20ft/min)
Rapid Hoist = 26m/min (85.5ft/min)
Feed = 20.25m/min (66ft/min)
Rapid Feed = 36.5m/min (120ft/min)

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

Rotary Head Performance
Gear 1 (6.63:1)
196 rpm
4675 nm
Gear 2 (3.17:1)
410 rpm
2234 nm
Gear 3 (1.72:1)
756 rpm
1212 nm
Gear 4 (1:1)
1250 rpm
705 nm

Hydraulic remote side shift

Main Winch
Single line pull: 3000kg
Double line pull: 6000kg
Maximum speed: 41m/minute
Drum capacity: 57m of 10mm wire rope

Wireline Winch
Maximum single line pull: 1000kg
Maximum speed: 120m/minute
Drum capacity: 1150m of 4.76mm (3/16”)wire rope. Other options available.

Coring Pump
Standard: Hydraulically driven duplex pump
Maximum flow rate: 146 litres/minute
Maximum discharge pressure:700 psi
Other options available

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 mounted on a swing out arm

Rod Spin Safety Guard
Fitted as standard

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

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

PDF Specification Sheet


Features of the Dando Coretec 9000 coring rig include:

  • 10,000 kgf pullback
  • Small drilling footprint
  • Crawler mounted as standard but also available on: 4x4 truck; trailer; skid; or customer's own support vehicle.
  • Mast dump to 45 degrees
  • Arm mounted drilling control
  • On board flush pump
  • Hydraulic winch
  • Wireline winch
  • High-torque high-speed rotary head with hydraulic side shift and tilt
  • Hydraulic rod clamps/breaker

Drill Depths

B (6kg/m) drill rod= 1666m

N (8.0kg/m) drill rod = 1250m

H (11.6kg/m) drill rod = 862m

P (17.33kg/m) drill rod = 577m


Mast Extension - A detachable and foldable mast section that can be fitted to allow the pulling of 6m drill rods/ core barrels.

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


Dando Coretec 9000, Kenya

Dando Coretec 9000, Dando Factory, UK




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