How to Choose the DTH Drilling Rig?

Mar. 04, 2020

The selection of down-the-hole drilling rigs mainly considers several factors, such as the diameter, depth, direction, angle and drilling accuracy of engineering blast holes, rock conditions, construction site conditions and construction period. Then select the appropriate rig according to these requirements, and match the corresponding air compressor. At present, large, medium and small are widely used in the domestic market. High, medium and low wind pressure, track tread and rubber tread methods; driving forces include diesel engines, electric motors, wind motors and other models. At present, the hydraulic dth drilling rig for small and medium crawler walking is analyzed as follows.

Power type of drilling rig. There are three basic types of power for domestic small and medium-sized crawler self-propelled DTH rigs. The rig is driven by a diesel engine to drive a group of hydraulic oil pumps, and the output hydraulic oil is separately supplied. 1. Walking hydraulic motor 2. Rotating hydraulic motor 3. Propulsion (lifting) cylinder 4. Rough machining mechanism cylinder and body floating cylinder. All movements of the rig are hydraulic and are therefore often referred to as "hydraulic rigs".

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Dth Drilling Rig


Using only compressed air, the entire machine consumes less air, and can be equipped with a small-displacement air compressor, which can reduce the purchase cost of equipment (rigs + air compressors). Gradually replaces other developed types of power supplies as rigs. 2. It is very convenient for the rig to shift gears, without the need to drag cables and conduits.


Engine runs faster in dusty environments for extended periods of time. Mitigation measures have increased the number of air filtration steps, followed by dedicated dust removal equipment. Skill levels.

Motor-driven DTH drill rigs are based on diesel-driven drill rigs. Diesel motors are used instead of diesel engines.


1.The air consumption of the rig is small;

2. The power characteristics of the motor are excellent.

Disadvantages: The workplace must have sufficient power. Full pneumatic down-the-hole drilling rig. All pneumatic rigs are driven by wind motors, including walking, rotating, propelling (lifting) oil pumps and impactors. The structure of mechanical parts is basically the same as the above two.

Disadvantages of single power supply:

1. The entire machine consumes a lot of air, so it must be equipped with a large displacement air compressor.

2. Gear transmission failure rate is relatively high

3. Power characteristics are worse than electric motors and diesel engines.

4. The purchase cost of equipment (rig + air compressor) is currently decreasing. Most were replaced by internal combustion engine drives.

Supporting air compressors In order to achieve higher drilling efficiency, drilling rigs supporting high air compressors are gradually occupying the mainstream position. The main parameters of the air compressor are exhaust pressure and displacement, and the design requirements of the rig are essential to make full use of the drilling efficiency of the rig.

Because the drilling efficiency of a DTH drilling rig is mainly determined by the DTH impactor, the amount of wind consumed by the impactor depends on the design structure. The output power of the impactor increases with the increase of wind pressure and air volume, and the drilling speed will become Times increase. In other words, if a high-performance rig and a high-efficiency impactor are selected, the corresponding air pressure and air volume of the air compressor must be guaranteed. Otherwise, the drilling efficiency of the same rig is attributed to the air compressor. Performance parameters vary widely.

In fact, there are usually air compressors and a rig is needed. Or you already have a crawler dth drill rig and need an air compressor. The factor to consider is the matching between the rig and the air compressor. Each rig has specific technical parameters and requirements for the air compressor, and these parameters can be used as a reference for the building unit when purchasing equipment.