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High-Tech Q&A on DTH

Down-The-Hole (DTH) drilling is integral to a successful materials processing. Wolfgang Tronegger, product manager, DTH Surface Drilling, for Sandvik, addressed some questions about drilling operations.

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Reverse Circulation Kit

Atlas Copco continues to expand its blasthole product offering with the addition of the reverse circulation (RC) kit for the DM45/50 mid-range blasthole drill. Based off proven systems, components and technology, the RC kit is designed to meet the demands of today’s expanding mining market by offering the added dimension of in-pit grade control.

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Atlas Copco Launches Explorac 235 Reverse Circulation Drilling Rig

Atlas Copco’s new Explorac 235 is designed specifically for reverse circulation drilling and other down-the-hole drilling (DTH) applications. It is suitable for exploration drilling down to more than 400 m, and is available for assembly on a truck or crawler chassis.

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RAM Seminar Features Night Blast at Crazy Horse Memorial

RAM Inc. announced the dates for its annual fall Blasting and Explosives Safety Training (BEST) Seminar. The two-and-a-half day continuous education training session will be held at the South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City, S.D., September 4-6, 2013.

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Boart Longyear Expands Down-the-Hole Bit Offering

Boart Longyear expanded its down-the-hole (DTH) bit options by releasing 18 new product configurations that are compatible with more than 26 third-party DTH hammers. These additions enhance the list of Boart Longyear percussive bits that can fit third-party DTH hammers.

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