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Simba M4: Long-hole drilling rig

George Apostolopoulos

+233 21 774512

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Hydraulic production drill rig for long-hole mining and medium-to-large holes ranging from 51 to 178 mm in diameter.

The sturdy Simba M4 is a long-hole production drill rig for medium to large-drift mining. It accommodates a range of drill bits, rock drills and in-the-hole hammers to adapt to your specific needs. The rig operator enjoys excellent visibility and enhanced safety in the comfortable cabin. When you seek a hard-working, high-precision solution for long-hole drilling, rely on the powerful Simba M4.


Features & benefits

  • Sturdy and precise: The Simba M4 drilling unit is mounted on a sliding table arm for easy setup and steady, accurate drilling.
  • Rock drill to suit your needs The Simba M4 can accommodate a wide range of tophammers and in-the-hole hammers to best suit your operation and optimize your performance, hole quality and drill steel economy.
  • Intelligent functions The Simba M4 features our acclaimed rig control system (RCS) and can be equipped with smart automated singlehole or multi-hole drilling functions. With tele-remote control, the Simba M4 can be operated from one or more remote locations.

Technical description



Technical data

Air system
Air flow guardYes
Drilling unit
Adaptable to rods/pipes4', 5', 6'
Mechanized drilling Up to 63 m
Rock drill lubrication surveillance systemYes
Rod handling System17+1 rods to 35+1 rods
Carrier
Diesel engine optionsDeutz TCD 2012 L06 2V Stage III A Tier 3 (155 kW), Deutz TCD 2013 L04 2V Stage III A tier 3 (120 kW), Deutz TCD 4.1 L04 Stage III B Tier 4i (115 kW), Deutz TCD 6.1 L06 Stage III B Tier 4i (180 kW)
Tires 12.00xR24
Electrical system24 Volt
Batteries2x125 Ah
Articulated steering±41˚ steering angle
Automatic differential lock on front axlelimited slip
Working lights4x80 W LED, 24 V DC
Tramming lights8x40 W LED, 24 V DC
Extra working lights2x35 W HID, 24 V (on tripod)
Rig alignment laser RAL 650Yes
Illuminated stairs for platformLED
Front and rear jacksYes
Fuel tank, volume110 l
Central grease pointYes
Fire suppression system FORREX (manual or automatic)Optional
Fire suppression system ANSUL (manual or automatic)Optional
Hot climate tramming kitOptional
Manual lubrication kitYes
Control system
Control systemRig Control System, RCS
Remote operating kitYes
Underground Manager ProOptional
Rig Remote Access (RRA)Optional
Total Station NavigationOptional
Advanced Boom Control (ABC) TotalOptional
Advanced Boom Control (ABC) RegularOptional
Dimensions and weight
Width2386 mm
Height with cabin3100 mm
Ground clearance265 mm
Height roof up/down3060 / 2360 mm
Turning radius outer/inner6900 / 3800 mm
Length, tramming10500 mm
Electrical system
Total Installed power118 kW to 158 kW
Voltage400-1000 V
Frequency50-60 Hz
Starting methodStar/delta 400-690 V
Overload protection for electric motorsElectronic
Phase sequence and eart fault indicatorYes
Limit switch for cable reel with signal lamp and brake connectionYes
Dual controls for cable reelYes
Hydraulic system
Low oil level indicator and shut-downYes
Smart oil leakage shut-down systemYes
Oil temperature gauge on oil tank, electronically supervisedYes
Hydraulic oil thermostatYes
Water/Oil cooler in stainless steelYes
Oil filter indicatorYes
Filtration 16 μmYes
Mineral hydraulic oilYes
Electrical oil filling pumpYes
Water system
Water inlet pressure, min2 bar
Rock drill
COP 1838+Optional
COP 1838MUX+, COP 1838HUX+Optional
COP 2550UX+Optional
COP 3060MUXOptional
COP 44 to COP 64Optional
Thread lubrication kitOptional

George Apostolopoulos

+233 21 774512

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