MARKETS: Mining, Environmental

A multipurpose geotechnical rig capable of wireline and conventional coring, DTH, rotary and auger drilling methods.

  • Multipurpose drilling capabilities and uses
  • Hydraulic mast raising
  • Integrated control panel
  • Optional automatic SPT hammer for testing and sampling
  • Wide range of available options

LX™4 Features

1. Powerful Steel Crawlers

Ensure mobility on difficult terrain.

2. 500 mm Mast Dump

For improved positioning on rough terrain. Hydraulic mast raising for increased mobility.

3. Standard Hydraulic Slide Shift

For easy rod-pulling and clear access to center line.

4. 220 mm Double Clamp

For making and breaking rod joints quickly and safely.

Standard Safety Features

Safety cage and low speed, low torque rotation for safe rod management.

Prime Mover

StandardDEUTZ D914L04 air cooled engine, COM lll
No. of Cylinders4
Swept Volume4.31 l263 cu. in
Power53 KW @ 2300 rpm71 hp @ 2300 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity60 l16 gal
Specific Fuel Consumption225 g/kWh
Standard engine for work up to1000 m @ 30 degrees C 1700 m @ 0° C without power loss

Prime Mover for Higher Temperature or Elevations

StandardDEUTZ BF4L914 air cooled engine, COM ll
No. of Cylinders4, turbocharged
Swept Volume4.31 l263 cu. in
Power72,4 KW @ 2300 rpm97 hp @ 2300 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity60 l16 gal
Specific Fuel Consumption223 g/kWh
Maximum Altitude without power loss53kW - 1000 m @ 60° C, 2000 m @ 50° C, 3000 m @ 35° C, 4000 m @ 25° C, 5000 m @ 10° C

Rotary Head DD52

Low Gear4890-977 Nm / 48-25 rpm3606-720 lb-ft / 48-250 rpm
High Gear1859-371 Nm / 140-740 rpm1371-273 lb-ft / 140-740 rpm
Bore - Inside Diameter62 mm2.44 in
Flushing Head - Inside Diameter22 mm0.87 in
Rotation MotorsDanfoss - variable / reversible with pressure remote
Top Drive Flange2 3/8” API Reg PIN
Floating spindle and flushing head included
Hydraulic motor at max/min displacement, diesel engine at 2200 rpm
Gear Ratio - 1st 7.68 : 1
Gear Ratio - 2nd2.92 : 1
Rotary Head Carriage with side shift

Hydraulic System

Primary PumpParker bent axis, fixed displacement
Maximum Flow66 lpm @ 2,200 rpm17.5 gpm @ 2,200 rpm
Maximum Pressure250 bar3,626 psi
Secondary Pump A11VO75Cassappa gear pump
Maximum Flow59 lpm @ 2,200 rpm15.5 gpm @ 2,200 rpm
Maximum Flow (2nd)48 lpm @ 2,200 rpm12.5 gpm @ 2,200 rpm
Maximum Pressure175 bar2,538 psi hp
Oil Tank Capacity200 l53 gal

Drill Mast and Feed System

Feed Stroke4000 mm13.2 ft
Feed SpeedNormal / fast
Up21/48 m/min69/157 ft/ min
Down34/75 m/min111/246 ft/min
Pull down force25 kN5620 lbf
Pull Back Force38 kN8550 lbf
Drilling Inclination45° off horizontal to 90° vertical down
Mast Dump500 mm1.6 ft
Max. Rod Length3000 mm9.84 ft

Main Winch SH220

Line Pull20 kN4500 lbf
Line Speed44 m/min114 ft/min
Cable Length, 12 mm30 m98.4 ft

Rod Clamps

Maximum Diameter220 mm8.6 in
Maximum Clamping Capacity175 kN4,500 lbf
Maximum Breaking Torque20,5 kNm15,120 lb ft


Forward Rotation
Chuck Speed1,330 RPM continuously variable. Speeds will vary with oil type and temperature are only approximate
Chuck torque output371 N-m @ 1,250 RPM272 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
1,030 N-m @ 500 RPM757 lb-ft @ 500 RPM
Reverse Rotation
Chuck Speed100 RPM, Fixed to help prevent rod thread damage
Chuck torque output3,770 Nm with break-out device @ 28.5 MPa2,780 lb-ft with break-out device @ 28.5 MPa

Mast Extension for Longer Rod Pull

Maximum Rod Pull2 x 3 m (6 m)19.7 ft
Fitted onto Standard Mast to Pull 6 m Rod
Rod Storage30 pieces of 76 mm (3 in) rods
Towing Hook on Rear of Rig
Air Connection on Rear of Rig for DTH Compressor

Mud Pumps

Mud Pump DP100
Continuous Flow90 l/min23.7 gpm
Maximum Flow100 l/min26.4 gpm
Pressure30 bar435 psi
Mud Pump DP200
Continuous Flow160 l/min42 gpm
Maximum Flow180-200 l/min47-53 gpm
Pressure30 bar435 psi
Flushing Head with 42mm ID included

Standard Penetration Test (SPT) Auto Hammer

Impact Rate1-30 bpm
Travel Length762 mm30 in
Hammer Weight Brazil63,5 kg140 lb

Centralizer - Rod Guide

Exchangeable Inserts for Rods56, 76, 89, 114, 127, 140, 168, 193, 220 mm (Choose required sizes)

Oil Line Lubricator For DTH Drilling

Oil Tank Capacity20 l5.3 gal

High Temperature Oil Cooler

Upgraded Oil Cooler For Ambient Temperatures Over 35°C (95°F)

Night Lights

No. of Pieces4

Jaw Body for Clamp and Break Out for Coring

Jaw Plates For CoringBQ™ / BW
(Choose Required Sizes)NQ™/NW

Mist Pump (for dust suppression)

Flow30 l/min8 gpm
Pressure200 bar2,900 psi


Auxiliary Work Vice180 mm wide, 220 mm long, 120 mm deep clamp, rotating mounting base and separate rod support work bracket
Remote ControlRadio remote control for driving
Auxiliary Diesel Filling PumpElectric powered diesel filling pump
Instrument Vandal CoversLockable covers for control panels and instruments
Rubber Crawler PadsFull set (76 pcs)
Tool BoxWith necessary set of tools for basic maintenance and lubrication
Environmental Oil In Hydraulic System