Christensen 140

Surface core drilling rig

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Game changer

Christensen 140


Meeting the highest standards

Safety by design

Christensen 140 naturally meets the most recent European EN 16228 safety requirements with clever features such as a safety guard with an interlock function that automatically stops the rig when activated.. As they work, operators are kept away from moving parts and out of harm’s way by design.

Gearing up for the future

The new gear-driven rotation unit requires less maintenance and makes operation easier and more productive. The gearbox and hydraulic chuck further increase productivity while lowering costs associated with maintenance and downtime. The newly designed mast is strong and sturdy, supporting the full weight of the drill string. Handles 6-meter core barrels, allowing you to extract more core per shift.

Premuim parts and professional service

Rely on Atlas Copco to provide you with expert machinery as well as all the additional parts and services you may require to get the most out of your investment. We offer a full range of premium drill rods, core barrels, core drill bits and casings. No matter where you work in the world Atlas Copco is at your service with dependable parts and professionals.

Product description

Our Christensen surface core drilling rigs have a well-earned reputation for their reliability when it comes safety and performance. Large core samples, a gear driven rotation unit and a constant penetration rate allow the Christensen 140 to boost your productivity and profits. The durable Christensen 140 rig is also designed to help you meet tough environmental protection demands anywhere in the world.

Quick facts

Technical data

Main application area

Surface exploration

Drilling method

Surface core drilling

Drilling diameter

B ; N ; H ; P

Drilling depth capacity (see note)

0 m - 1,200 m

Spindle inne diameter

124 mm

Max. torque

7,600 Nm

Feed force

59.6 kN

Pull force

138 kN


Cummins QSB 6.7, Tier 3 & 4

Control system

Pilot hydraulic

Carrier option

Crawler ; Trailer

Main optional equipment

Rod Handling System


Drilling depth capacity refers to N-size. The drilling 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.
Transport dimensions


When your core concerns are safety and productivity