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Explorer 500 Drill Rig

Supplier: Hydrapower

Specifications of Explorer 500 Drill Rig:


  • Recommended Base (Minimum): 4 x 6 Truck with 24 t GVM bogie drive with diff-lock and cross lock
  • Rig Engine: 6 cylinder Cummins CPAK-6BTA turbo after cooled with 176 hp at 2500 rpm
  • Rig Hydraulics:
    • Sauer Danfoss proportionally controlled control valves
    • Sauer closed loop pump on Rotary Drive Sauer open loop pump on auxiliary functions
  • Rotary Drive:
    • Hydrapower Gearbox - Steel Casing with floating hollow spindle and hydraulic head lock and swing
    • Two Speed, 0 - 225 rpm & 0 - 966 rpm
    • Low speed torque to 4150 Nm, high speed torque to 966 Nm
  • Head Travel: 6.8 m
  • Main Winch:
    • Maximum pull is 4200 kg
    • Maximum line speed is 28 m/min
  • Wireline Winch:
    • (1) One of in standard configuration
    • Maximum pull is 780 kg
    • Maximum line speed is 83 m/min
  • Pulldown:
    • Electrically controlled with dial for speed control
    • Pull down capacity is 7000 kg
    • Pull out capacity is 11 500 kg
  • Mast:
    • Fitted with 2.0 m mast dump for angle drilling
    • Standard length is 10 m, supplied with hydraulically operated breakout spanner and top pulley swivel
    • Supplied with hydraulic circuti with quick-connect couplings for optional breakout table
  • Brakeout Table: Optional split type table
  • Rod/Auger Guard: Optional, can be fitted with hydraulic lockout on head rotation
  • Rig Body: Supplied with operator's platform and offsider's platform, (4) four stabilizer legs with burst valve protection and fuel tank. Rig body and mast painted in Hydrapower Red and Black
  • Toolkit: Flags for rear of mast, mast lock plates, parts and maintenance manual for rig and engine, and hydraulic pump test point pressure gauges