A new Fraste FS 500 powerful drilling rig has been recently delivered to a very important drilling Contractor located in Queensland. This unit is a very innovative version of the well known FS 500.
It is a high efficiency rig, made to withstand very hard drilling conditions, work in complete safety and under the best construction standards.It comes mounted on 3-axles heavy duty semitrailer and drill mast allows 45° angle drilling by using the original Fraste automatic drill rods handling system ‘’Manipulator’’, with memory system for arm angle position; complete radio remote controls help the driller in making easier any operation from a safe distance and increase the productivity rate.
The FS 500 features a ATEX-IEC very special explosion proof electric system which guarantees the best safety factor under any condition in drilling for mining. On board is a 261kW Caterpillar diesel engine that gives motion to all rig functions. 40 ton pull-up - FRASTE type R41D100 3-speeds rotary head, max torque 3300 kgm/max speed 120 rpm. Bean/FMC L1122 type triplex piston mud pump - 200 lt/1' (53 GPM) Max - 70 bar (1015 PSI) Max. Above technical features ensure exceptional working performances with great accuracy that exceed customer’s expectations.