Continuing a long tradition of developing innovative technology to help our customers enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce cost, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology introduces the Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill.
Bigger, smarter, stronger
Designed to improve efficiency and deliver dependable penetration in the world’s harshest mining conditions, the Sandvik DR416i delivers a single-pass capacity of 21m/69ft, the longest single-pass mast in its class. Constructed for large diameter (406 mm/16 in) rotary drilling, the Sandvik DR416i is automation-ready, scalable, and supplies the highest rotational torques and pulldown forces at the lowest possible operating cost. It’s also equipped with our patented Compressor Management System (CMS), designed to reduce fuel consumption and improve productivity.
The three key principles that led the innovative design efforts that brought the Sandvik DR416i to life are Safety, Productivity and Value.
Safety - Protection is a Priority
The blueprint for the Sandvik DR416i is focused on space, accessibility, visibility and automation to ensure operator safety, including the following features:
Productivity - Delivering Performance with Key Features
Designed with a mix of durability and innovation, the Sandvik DR416i achieves optimal availability and productivity through features such as:
Value - Reducing Costs with Increased Efficiency
The Sandvik DR416i is equipped with several features that improve the efficiency of customers’ operations while also cutting costs:
Dave Shellhammer, President, Rotary Drilling Division, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology comments “We continue to enhance our product offering to provide exceptional value to our customers. In developing the latest addition to our iSeries family, we looked at our customers’ greatest challenges in the large-diameter drill space and developed a cost-effective, highly-efficient solution to solve those challenges.”