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Selix Equipment Inc. pleased with NHES performance

Industry News
Written by Piling Canada
July 2017

Selix Equipment Inc. was very pleased with the reception of Center Rock (CRI)’s new utility pole hole line cluster canister drilling system at the National Heavy Equipment Show (NHES), held in April in Toronto. Pole line contractors from across Canada were excited to discover a new, economical solution for drilling utility pole holes in any rock formation. Born from CRI’s popular conventional LP drills, manufactured for the construction market, this new cluster canister solution from CRI is specially made for hole sizes of 18 inches, 20 inches, 22 inches and 22 inches, and offers 9.6 feet of standard drilling depth, or greater if requested.

With its low weight, ranging from 1,600 lbs to 2,365 lbs, this utility LP drill is designed to mount on derrick trucks or installs on any carriers, such as mini excavators, Bobcat skid steers or any other rotary head drilling system that uses a standard Hex drive.

This tool will enable any contractor to increase their production while reducing their operating costs.

The utility LP drill is a canister outfitted with four or five down-the-hole (DTH) hammers and bits engineered to efficiently achieve a perfect rock cut true to the bottom in any soil condition and hardness. Air is delivered to the tool from a cost-efficient, low-pressure compressor, working all DTH hammers simultaneously via CRI’s custom air swivel. The results are always perfect hole dimensions and depths in minutes, compared to conventional augers, drill and blast systems, hydraulic hammers or other typical ways of drilling these holes. Piling Canada

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