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Boart Longyear

2200 Centre Park Ct., P.O. Box 1959, Stone Mountain, GA, 30086, US

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Monika Portman
Director of Product Management, Marketing and Corporate Communications
USA
Phone: 801-952-8451

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Boart Longyear

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Compact Sonic Rig suits sensitive and fragile terrains.

April 21, 2015

Capable of drilling to depths up to 250 ft when used with 4.75 in. casing, LS™250 MiniSonic™ has wide 600 mm rubber tracks that provide low ground pressure of 4 psi. Interlocked rotation barrier automatically slows head rotation when barrier is open, while articulated mast and wiggle tail enable mast to be positioned precisely over hole. In addition, rod presenter allows rod and casing to be loaded horizontally, with actuator that then presents rod and casing vertically to head. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Rock Drill reduces operator exposure to noise and vibration.

May 23, 2014

Designed to suppress noise and vibration, S250-M3 improves drilling production while decreasing fatigue regarding operators' ears, hands, and feet. Main airflow cylinder channel and exhaust allow efficient actuation of drill, and design drives more energy to face of rock. Vibration level also helps reduce components wear, promoting extended operation. There are 3 primary variations — jackleg, stoper, and sinker — to match specific needs, and 22 and 25 mm drill hex chuck ends are available. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

DTH Hammers and Bits are designed for down-the-hole drilling.

May 8, 2014

Designed to increase productivity in reverse circulation (RC) drilling and conventional down-the-hole (DTH) drilling, BLH™ series includes valved BLH5 and BLH3 hammers as well as valve-less BLH1. Bits are available to support all BLH hammers. BLH5 delivers balanced operation with minimized vibration as well as optimized productivity in various ground conditions, and BLH3 adds steel valve system. With minimal moving parts, BLH1 achieves balance between simplicity and performance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Diamond Coring Drill Rig supports deep hole drilling.

March 11, 2014

Combining 110 kW power pack, 128 kN feed frame, rotation unit, foot clamp, and controller, Model LM110 provides high pullback force and fast rod-handling rate for maximum drilling productivity. Components can be interchanged to adapt to customer requirements as their needs change. For optimized safety, hands-free making or breaking of joints, and semi-autonomous drilling, Model LM110 can be outfitted with rod handler and Drill Control Interface™. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Drill Control Interface operates underground rigs.

March 15, 2013

With fully electronic drill control interface (DCI), drillers can operate LM™ series underground drill rig and rod handler at safe distance. One-touch rod feed and pull functionality allows operator to efficiently trip rods, while wireline drum counter enables semi-automatic descent and retrieval of wireline. Incorporating CANBUS technology for self-monitoring, DCI provides immediate feedback of drilling conditions and data logging for reporting and analysis. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Casing Shoe suits exploration and geo-technical applications.

March 14, 2013

Used to drill through overburden until bedrock is reached, CSUMX™ Casing Shoe can cut through various ground formations ranging from 1–9 on Mohs hardness scale. Patented UMX metallurgical formula enables shoe to stay sharp through crown matrix, which wears slowly during drilling to expose new, large synthetic diamonds. Razorcut™ design optimizes tracking and balance in hole, while Twin-Taper™ waterways optimize surface flushing to keep face of casing shoe clear. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Surface Drilling Roller Latch decreases wireline trip time.

March 14, 2013

Intended for surface drilling market, Quick Descent™ Roller Latch™ features Quick Descent Head Assembly with free flow design. Hollow spindle, latch body, integrated check valve, axial grooves, and tapered profile optimize flow of fluid directly from inner tube through head assembly. Design reduces fluid drag against Quick Descent Roller Latch for increased tripping speed. Also, roller latch technology eliminates low strength and jamming associated with swing-out latch mechanisms. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Exploration Drill Rig enhances safety, productivity.

March 13, 2013

Along with CANBUS technology for self-monitoring and efficient rig operation, semi-automated LF™120A surface coring rig features hands-free rod handling system. Rod handler provides 270° pick-up capability, 2 m height adjustment, 180° rollover, and 100° slew. It is also equipped with fail-safe jaws and level sensors for safety. Able to manage 3 and 6 m rods in sizes from BQ–PQ, rig has open-face mast design that encloses rotating parts and applies unified guarding at operator level. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Reaming Shell is engineered for extended lifespan.

March 13, 2013

Designed to achieve straighter boreholes while maximizing number of meters drilled, RSUMX™ features thermally stable diamond (TSD) pins on leading edge sized to maximize diamond volume in high wear zones. Size of active pad surface area and hardness of impregnated diamond matrix also lend to operational efficiency. Ground OD and use of 25/35 synthetic diamonds enhance wear resistance, maximizing life span. Design promotes directional control by stabilizing bit in borehole. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Multipurpose Drilling Rig meets mineral exploration needs.

February 4, 2013

Designed to fit into 40 ft high cube container, LX™11 offers reverse circulation (RC) and diamond core drilling capabilities as well as multiple safety features. Rig can reach depths of 4,750 ft using NQ rods via diamond drilling and 1,065 ft using 4.5 in. rods via RC drilling. For increased productivity, 23.6 ft mast and top drive head allow 13 ft rods to be pulled under head. Single rotary drill head runs up to 1,200 rpm and offers max torque of 5,800 lb-ft at 100 rpm. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Diamond Coring Bit is built to serve geo-technical applications.

November 14, 2012

Offering range of ground formations, GTUMX™ supports drilling speeds and penetration rates required for shallow holes and conventional drilling in both exploration and geo-technical applications. UMX metallurgical formula, impregnated with large synthetic diamonds, optimizes penetration and bit life, while Razorcut™ design on face of bit accelerates exposure of diamonds. Width of tapered waterways improves surface flushing and cutting while reducing wear on inner-diameter of bit. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Diamond Coring Bit is effective in hardest ground conditions.

March 15, 2012

Along with cutting matrix that enables penetration of hard rock formations in extreme conditions, 10UMX(TM) features Stage(TM) waterway design. Geometry of windows sustains integrity of bit through its entire life, allowing for variety of crown heights. Twin-Taper(TM) design improves surface flushing, forcing debris through windows while keeping bit face clear and reinforcing inner diameter. Razorcut(TM) protrusion arrangement on face of bit promotes tracking and balance in hole when drilling begins. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Sonic Rig is effective even in varying ground conditions.

March 14, 2012

With sonic head of drill producung frequencies up to 150 Hz and depth capability of up to 600 ft, LS(TM)600 delivers accurate core sampling, less than 1% hole deviation, minimal waste, and accelerated penetration. No fluid, air, or mud is needed, and boreholes are cased continuously by first during drilling. This lets core barrel advance into substrate, followed by outer casing. Protective measure allows for accurate measurement of continuous in-situ core samples. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Underground Drill Head Assembly is designed for safety.

March 11, 2011

Roller Latch(TM) Head Assembly incorporates technology that promotes pump-in speed and productivity while utilizing large ball bearings for latching and hold-back braking to retain inner-tube assemblies in drill string for safe operation. Roller Latches deploy and retract radially, without swinging, and fit tightly onto outer tube to eliminate excessive wear. Locking couplings for Roller Latch head assembly are available in full-hole or stabilized carbide style. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Rock Drill, Blast Rods and Bits optimize penetration, stability.

March 10, 2011

Comprising underground rock drill and blast rods and bits, Robust Standard Thread (RST(TM)) Series enhances impact efficiency, accelerates penetration, and lessenes hole deviation. Rods incorporate cross-sectional transition area that increases bending strength, while extended bit skirt reduces likelihood of rod tip-off events and downtime. Also, interchangeability with standard threaded rods and bits promote in-field flexibility. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Reverse Circulation Drill delivers onsite flexibility, mobility.

March 10, 2011

Engineered to accelerate on-site setup, RC6 offers coring, down-the-hole-hammer, and rotary drilling capabilities. Safety features include intuitive control panels, safety cage, and emergency trip wires. With steel crawlers and optional radio remote control for driving, rig can be driven on slopes up to 30°. It weighs 17,000 lb; delivers 5.5 ton pullback; and features rotary head with 6,540 Nm max torque, 4 m feed-stroke, and Deutz air-cooled diesel engine with 96 hp rating. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Rock Drill and Blast Rods offer quick-change capabilities.

March 9, 2011

Lightning Rod(TM) Series male and female rods have diameter range of 33-60 mm and lengths ranging from 8-14 ft. Male and female ends of products are wear-resistant and allow for automated subtractions and additions to drill string. Featuring mid-body steel design that offers efficient energy transfer, and which is optimized for air flushing, units are suited for various types of surface drill and blast applications. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Diamond Coring Bits help optimize drilling productivity.

March 9, 2011

Impregnating large synthetic diamonds within metallurgical formula, Ultramatrix(TM) Coring Bits create crown matrix that maximizes bit life and penetration capabilities. Razorcut(TM) face design optimizes tracking and balance in hole, while advanced Stage(TM) waterway design allows crown heights up to 25 mm. Twin-Taper(TM) windows optimize surface flushing, forcing debris through windows while keeping bit face clear and reinforcing inner diameter. Read More

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