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Atlas Copco launches SpeedROC 2F


A high productivity-low cost solution for dimension stone drillers

Atlas Copco Sweden - SpeedROC 2F for press release
Demands from the dimension stone industry for higher productivity and lower operational costs have led to the development of a new surface drill rig from Atlas Copco – SpeedROC 2F

Marble, granite, sandstone and limestone are tough challenges for the average drill rig, but a new solution that has just been introduced makes the job faster and less costly.

It comes in the form of SpeedROC 2F, a robust and versatile drill rig from Atlas Copco, specially designed for the dimension stone industry.

The big advantage of this rig is its high productivity provided by a 360-degree coverage area, long boom reach, flexible drilling capacity, fast positioning and high tramming stability.

The all-round coverage saves time when positioning the rig while the long, rotatable boom is perfectly suited to both bench drilling and block dressing.

Atlas Copco Sweden - SpeedROC 2F for press release
Equipped with two well proven hydraulic rock drills, the SpeedROC 2F can be used for both vertical as well as horizontal drilling and has four support legs giving total stability even when using the rig at its maximum capacity.

The rig is also Radio Remote Controlled, assuring not only fast and accurate drilling but also a high level of safety for the operator, while a dust collection system add to the working environment. There is also a water mist option available.

Regional Product Manager Maurizio Frencia says: “SpeedROC 2F has come at a very important time for the dimension stone industry and we believe it will play a key role in the ongoing effort to boost productivity and reduce costs.”

“Not only that, our genuine parts and service solutions enable SpeedROC 2F owners to strike the optimum balance between productivity, availability and operational cost.”

SpeedROC 2F has a choice of tophammer rock drills, the DF 500X or DF 530X and a hole range of 28–45 mm.

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.

Surface and Exploration Drilling is a division within Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area. It develops, manufactures, and markets rock and exploration drilling equipment for various applications in civil and geotechnical engineering, quarries and both surface as well as underground mines worldwide. Atlas Copco's strong focus on innovative product design and service support systems gives added customer value. The main production centers are in Sweden, Italy, India, Japan and China. The divisional headquarters is in Örebro, Sweden.