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Atlas Copco U8

The U8 is the atlascopcou8most powerful underground exploration rig on the market. They can be used above or below ground, in traditional core drilling and in special applications such as salt mines, coal mines and various types of construction. Thanks to the choice of feed frames and rotation units the rig can be adapted to fit many customers needs.

Basic Data

  • Max depth 2000 m (6600 ft) (B)
  • Max speed 1200 rpm
  • Max torque 2300 Nm (1630 lbf ft)
  • Feed/Pull force 133 kN (29000 lbf)
  • Feed lengths 1800 mm (70")

Modules

  • Flush pump Trido 140
  • Power unit* PU 110E or PU 160DT

Hydraulic control systems

  • PHC, Pilot hydraulic control
  • APC, Automatic performance control