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Drill Rig PD 500/180 RP

Drill Rig PD 500/180 RP

The PD 500/180 RP is equipped with a strong 470 kW diesel engine. Further there is the possibility to purchase this directional drill rig as trailer version, as steel frame construction as well as steel frame with removable rawler carriage.

A further possibility is the modular construction. I. e. the unit is made from modules with a single weight of max. 20 t and can be assembled and disassembled very quickly. This fact makes this drilling rig to one of the favourites from PRIME DRILLING.


The diesel engine for the drive functions is "on board" at a PD 500/180 RP-C. With the trailer respectative steel frame version the drive aggregate will be supplied in a separate power pack (20 ft. Container). With the separate power pack the customer can choose between 330 kW, 470 kW and 570 kW.Due to the high torque and pull force drills with length of up to 2,600 m and a diameter of up to 2,200 mm can be realised.

The drill mast equipped with a rack and pinion feeding system (R&P) has a feeding length of 11 m, so that range 2 drill rods can be used. The drilling angle of the mast of 6° - 15° can be reached via 6 hydraulic cylinder which are in the front building of the drill mast carrier.

The power rotary head - driven via 12 hydraulic motors - its torque is
180,000 Nm and can be shifted into three gears.

Further the drill rig is available with a drill rod supply system, hydraulic manipulator, drill rod crane, camera system, a drill data log in system as well as further options. On customers demand the PD 500/180 RP can be equipped with separate 10 ft. or 20 ft. operating container with monitor and joystick operation.

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