hydraulic, pneumatic & industrial

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.


  • Lightweight, simple chain and sprocket design

  • Floating spindle

  • Can be used to drill both RC and RAB

  • Multiple spindle connections available to suit most tooling (NWJ, API, Reconn, Remet, Metzke)

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MPP PII RC/RAB Top Drive Specifications:
Style: Chain and sprocket drive w/ floating spindle
Max RPM: 200 RPM
Max Torque: 2000 ft-lbs.
Spindle: Floating spindle w/ box lower connection
Lower Connection Optional – NWJ, API, Reconn, Remet, Metzke
Components: High strength alloy steel
Hydraulic motor: Char-Lynn low speed, high torque motor
Lubrication: No lube oil required
Swivel: Top mounted, thread on swivel options available
Weight: 125 lbs.