Pit Viper 271: Rotary blasthole drill rig - Large-range - Atlas Copco Madagascar

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Pit Viper 271: Rotary blasthole drill rig - Large-range

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Rotary or DTH drilling up to 10 5/8” (270 mm) – Single pass
With a 75,000 lb (34 tonnes) bit load capacity, the PV-271 can add unsurpassed productivity to your mining operations. The heavy duty and durable PV-271 can drill a 55 ft (16.8 m) clean hole in a single pass. Single pass drilling yields higher drilling efficiencies (up to 25% when drilling in soft material) by eliminating rod change time and allowing more time for drilling. In addition to increased efficiency, eliminating rod changes also reduces the risk for operational errors.


Features & benefits

  • Patented high strength cable feed system with automatic cable tensioning and hydraulic double acting feed cylinders
  • The 55 ft (16.8 m) single pass tower provides a total depth capacity of 105 ft (32 m) utilizing a 2-rod carousel holding four 25 ft (7.62 m) rods
  • The “live tower” design enables the operator to raise and lower the tower with the rotary head at the top and the rods in place
  • Excellent serviceability and a maintenance friendly machine
  • Optional Rig Control System (RCS) provides a computerized control system platform, allowing automated drilling functions in addition to built-in safety interlocks
  • Optional Atlas Copco patented angle drilling package allows the tower to be positioned up to a maximum of 20 degrees from the vertical


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Technical Specifications
Product seriesLarge-range drilling rigs
Drilling methodRotary and DTH - Single pass
Hole diameter171 - 270 mm
Hydraulic pulldown311 kN
Hydraulic pullback156 kN
Weight on bit34000 kg
Single pass depth16.8 m
Maximum hole depth32 m
Estimated weight84 t
Hole diameter171 - 270 mm

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Lina Jorheden

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