Explorac 100

Reverse circulation drilling rig

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Explorac 100 - good as gold


Simple and rugged design

Safe and ergonomic

The Explorac 100 comes delivered with a productive rod handler, including a magazine for 30 pipes, which enables hands-free loading, unloading and stacking of drill pipes.

Tailor-made for the job

Explorac 100 is a crawler-mounted rig, designed specifically for reverse circulation drilling. Its compact design makes it easy to move around in the field.


Fast hydraulics with user-friendly controls and hands-free handling means faster rod pulls and less time spent on other non-productive tasks.

Product description

The Explorac 100, available on a crawler chassis, is designed specifically for reverse circulation drilling and other down-the-hole drilling applications. It has simple and rugged design, making it reliable as well as easy to service. Its high accessibility and reliability makes it highly suitable for drillers operating in remote areas. The Explorac 100 is delivered with a productive rod handler including a 30-pipe rack.

Quick facts

Technical data

Main application area

Surface exploration

Drilling method

Down-the-hole (Reversed Circulation)

Rod length

3 m

Drilling depth capacity (see note)

0 m - 250 m

Max. torque

7,475 Nm

Feed type

Cylinder with chain

Feed force (restricted)

60 kN

Pull force

100 kN


Cummins QSB 4.5 82 kW, Tier 3

Control system

RCS with radio remote

Carrier option

Fixed track

Main optional equipment

Rig winch ; Welding unit


The drill depth capacities only serve as guidelines and refer to vertical down drilling. Atlas Copco cannot guarantee that these results can be achieved in all drilling conditions. You find details about technical specifications in the brochure.
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