MK1 Percussive Terrier

Occupying a small footprint, the compact and extremely versatile Dando Terrier drilling rig is capable of a range of site investigation techniques in areas of restricted space and difficult access, including disturbed and undisturbed sampling, SPT and dynamic probing.

Mounted on a small crawler unit, the rig is easily transportable and simple to manoeuvre through tight spaces, causing very little disturbance to its surroundings.

Constructed from high grade aluminium and designed using the latest software, the Dando Terrier is also available in a lightweight version boasting a lower ground pressure for when working in sensitive, fragile terrains and providing a wider range of logistics options.

Features
  • Optional expanded tracks for increased stability when required.
  • Blow counter installed alongside the drilling controls at the front of the rig. Large illuminated digital display for easy reading
  • Compact manoeuvrable crawler mounted design ideally suited for long wheel-base transit type vans for fast mobilisation to site and secure storage of all equipment
  • 2-piece drop hammer incorporated in mast assembly for recovery of casing and sampling tools. Mast assembly can be detached for remote operation.
  • Hydraulic tilting undercarriage allows operation on inclined slopes of up to 30 degrees from horizontal.
  • Deck area with storage capacity for all required drilling tools
  • Rotary concrete coring head available as an option. Useful when concrete and tarmac overlie the area to be sampled
Specification
Case Studies
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Drilling Depths

MK1 Percussive Terrier Video

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Multitec 4000 MK3: A multipurpose rig that performs like a dedicated machine for each and every project.

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