Honoree: “49R/49HR” Rotary Blasthole Drill
Presented By: SMIM Board for special recognition

The 49 Series Blasthole Drill was the most installed and highest utilized drill of it’s kind and size in the world.

  • Easy access to components.
  • Mainframe, crawler frame and mast structures are designed for maximum longevity.
  • Gear trains, including mast machinery, are engineered for strength and durability.
  • Hydraulic system is designed for easy access with lines and valves marked for quick identification.
  • Reliable electrical system that performs in all weather conditions.
  • Proven diagnostic system.
  • Vibration is minimized by the use of proven Programmed Drill Control option.
  • Rack and pinion system for constant bit pressure and rotary drive system with increased torque.
  • Quick drill pipe changes with a drillstring changeout system.
  • Wide range of mast sizes
  • Angle hole drilling to 25°.
  • Efficient and comfortable ergonomic cab for maximum operator productivity.