Rotation Units – Diamond Core and Air Rotary
LW – Diamond Core Rotation Unit w/ ‘H’ Chuck
The LW diamond core rotation features a lightweight belt drive design and Christensen style “H” chuck. The LW rotation unit is used on the MP1000 man portable and Compact UG diamond drills. Featuring a Christensen style single acting design (spring close / hydraulic open) the LW rotation unit is ideal for rigs with synchronized chuck and clamp hydraulic circuits.
MP500 Diamond Core Top Drive w/ Swivel
The MP500 diamond core top drive features a robust direct drive bearing pack and bolt on high speed water swivel. The MP500 top drive is used on the MP500 man portable core drill. Available with sub adapters to virtually any thread, the MP500 top drive can be used to run A to P diamond core tooling with W/L, TW or WT threads. The simple, lightweight, top drive design is ideal for portable drill builds and diamond core conversion kits.
PII RC/RAB Top Drive
The PII rotation unit is a simple, lightweight, top drive that can be used for RAB (rotary air blast) or reverse circulation drilling. The PII features a chain and sprocket drive design, floating keyed spindle and a top connection for an optional RAB swivel or combination RC swivel. The PII top drive is used on the Prospector II, Hornet, Scout and Grasshopper RC/RAB drills. It is ideal for shallow to medium depth air rotary drilling. The simple, lightweight design is ideal for portable rig builds and RC/RAB conversions.
PI RC/RAB Top Drive
The PI rotation unit is a simple, medium duty, top drive that can be used for RAB (rotary air blast) or reverse circulation drilling. The PI features a chain and sprocket drive design, floating keyed spindle and a top connection for an optional RAB swivel or combination RC swivel. The PI top drive is used on the Prospector I RC drill. It is also the standard for larger diameter RC conversion and multi-purpose drilling packages. The unit is ideal for larger diameter RC and RAB drilling to depths up to 300+ meters. Floating spindle connection options include 2-7/8” Reconn, 4” and 4.5” Remet, and Metzke threads. The PI top drive can be configured with a high speed coring option for multi-purpose applications. It can also be configured with a planetary and piston motor for higher torque auger drilling requirements. The simple, easy to maintain design make the PI top drive ideal for exploration air rotary drilling.