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How to Pick the Right Drilling Equipment for Peak Performance

There are several factors to consider when selecting drilling equipment for better performance:


Determine the specific drilling application, such as underground mining, surface mining, oil and gas drilling, or construction. This will help you select the right mining equipment that is designed for the specific conditions and requirements of the job.

Hole size and depth:

Consider the stripping ratio, bench height, bench width, type of Ore of the drill site. This will determine the size and mobility of the equipment needed.

Rock type and mineralogy:

Different types of rock and minerals require different types of drilling equipment. Research the geology of the area to be drilled and choose equipment that is suitable for the specific rock type.

Drilling method:

Different drilling methods, such as rotary, DTH, and reverse circulation, require different types of equipment. Choose equipment that is compatible with the drilling method to be used.

Drilling conditions:

Consider the conditions in which you will be drilling, such as rock type, depth, bench dimensions and choose equipment that is designed to handle those conditions.


Choose equipment that is built to withstand the rigors of drilling, including vibration and impact, to ensure that it lasts for a long time.

Power source:

Consider the type of power source that is available on the site. This will help you select equipment that is compatible with the available power source and can perform effectively.

Owing experience:

Consider the experience and skill level of the operator and choose the right rotary drilling equipment that is easy to operate and maintain.

Safety features:

Ensure that the equipment has all necessary safety features to protect the operator and the environment as per ISO standards.


Evaluate the operating and owing cost of the equipment and choose drilling equipment that fits your requirements and specifications.

Consultation with experts:

Consult a mining equipment manufacturer that has been supplying mining equipment to all corners of the world since 1977 and has 50 years of experience in the mining industry.By considering these factors, you will be able to find the correct drilling equipment for better performance and efficiency.

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