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Reverse Circulation Drilling Platform DP648-RC

High performance Reverse Circulation (RC) exploration drill rig DP648-RC on platform.

Reverse circulation rig - drilling platform DP648-RC

The main advantages of DP648-RC platform are its pullback capacity of 42000 lbs (19 050 kg); hydraulic power of 160 HP; rotary drives with variable/reversible hydraulic motor and automatic constant rotation power control; and a unique pipe handling system. These features give DP648-RC RC rig enough power to drill in any type of mixed hard formations. The drilling angle is 0-100 degree from horizontal, which is suitable according to most drilling requirements. Please note that below specifications can be adapted to your needs on request, for example, the must structure designed and can be build for drill pipe of 3 m (10'), 4.5 m (15') or 6 m (20').

DP series RC rigs are designed with the end user in mind. You will be able to benefit from its unique features optimized for high performance, efficiency and reliability in any operational environment. The platform configuration may feature a skid, shack, platform, outlander or any other suitable platform mount. The offered drilling platform is ready to be U-bolted to any vehicle chassis, including 6, 8 or 12 wheels trucks, tractors, outlanders, or can be custom fitted to specific truck chassis, as specified by the customer.

Working temperatures: All our standard equipments are meant to operate CONSTANTLY at any temperature varying between - 45 to + 50 degrees Celsius (-49 F to 122F).

See below the schematics of a DP648 RC Drilling Rig mounted on a truck chassis.

DP648-RC Drilling Rig on a truck chassis - Left side DP648-RC Drilling Rig on a truck chassis - Right side
DP648-RC Drilling Rig on a truck chassis - Back side DP648-RC Drilling Rig on a truck chassis - Top side

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Specifications and Features of the RC Drilling Platform DP648-RC

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[-] Hole Depth Capacity**

1300 ft (400 m) with 4 inch RC drilling pipes

[-] Power Unit

Cummins diesel engine QSB-4.5.
Turbocharged water cooled
160 hp – 119 kw @  2000rpm
Standard Filtering system two stage (Primary @ security)
Additional DAVCO Fuel Filter unit System for extremely poor fuels
Integrated  control safety panel

[-] Fuel tank

227 L (60 gal)

[-] Hydraulic System

Sauer/Danfoss power unit & components
Pump drive: Two (2) variable displacement piston pumps, load sensing, pressure compensated, and one (1) gear pump dedicated for accessories.
Top drive: automatic constant rotation  power control
Hydraulic oil cooler
5 micron Filtration system
Integrated safety system
Body valves assembly for complete controls
Automatic lubricator (oiler) for the down the hole hammer (on hydraulic power)
Parker « seal lock » hose and fittings
Integrated safety system, over heat, low levels etc.

[-] Working temperatures

Constant operation at the temperatures various between - 45 to + 50 degrees Celsius (- 49 F to 122 F).

[-] Undercarriage

Custom made platform

[-] Out-riggers

Heavy duty 
2 front & 2 rear

[-] Weight and Dimension

Weight - 22,000 lb (9 979 Kg)(Dry & w/out drill pipes)
Boom Length - 35 ft 8 in (10,31 m)
Width - 7 ft 4 in (2,26 m)
Height - 9 ft 6 in (2,90 m) boom down

[-] Drill Mast

Drill Head travel length «Stroke»: 23 ft (7 m)
Length: 7 ft 4 in (2,26 m)
Feed system hoisting and pull-down power is provided by double link- chain that use (2) powerful hydraulic gear box controlled hydraulically for accurate trust
Pull back: 42,000 lb (19,050 tons )
Hydraulic Swing hoist (Jib winch) «RC»

[-] Drilling Angle

0 to 100°  from the horizontal

[-] Drill pipe length

10 ft (3 m) or 15 ft (4,5 m) or 6 m (20')

[-] Pipe rack

Not On board

[-] Top drive

Two speeds hollow spindle rotary gear type drive
Variable/reversible hydraulic motor
Automatic constant rotation power control
Torque capacity: 4751 lb-ft <> 6431 Nm
Rotation speed: 0-250 rpm
Floating spindle for RC, saving sub and inner tube
RC Air swivel
Blow back system (Remote controlled)

[-] Break Out

Standard drilling table and manual break out
(Hydraulic rod make / break out optional)
Standard hydraulic wrench
Standard manual centralizer (Hydraulic optional)

[-] Cyclone

Reverse circulation sampling collection by vortex energy
Designed for easy service maintenance
Anti-wear plates for better  performance life

[-] RC Splitter

The RC sample splitter installed beneath the RC cyclone and used to collect a representative sample fraction energy

[-] Water tank

Stainless steel  120 gal (540 L)

[-] Water Injection Pump

Triplex pistons BEAM pump FMC model W11
Water, water mist, foams, Bentonite etc…)
Volume:  136 L/min ( 36 gals/min)
Pressure: 68 bar <> 1000 psig
Revolution: 900 rpm

[-] Rod handling complete fixture

Rod handling and feeder to load and unload
All functions are hydraulic

[-] Control panel

Fully hydraulic

[-] Other

Automatic thread greaser
Winterization automatic heating system
Jib winch
1 ½ Discharge Air Pressure (operated from remote)
Air Back Flush (3 way installed on the slide and operated from remote)
Core Mounting Plate
Rear Hydraulic Hook Up
Rear Hook For Towing
Working lights
Front blade

[-] Overseas packaging

40 ft container

[-]Inland shipment

* Some of the features are optional
** Subject to ground conditions, compressor or water / mud pump capabilities, type and a quality of drilling equipments used and driller skills

GDP-ISO Left side      GDP-ISO Right side

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