hydraulic, pneumatic & industrial

Explorer - Track Mounted RC Drill

MPP’s largest RC drill, the Explorer was developed for large diameter, deep hole RC (reverse circulation) drilling. The rig features a 675 HP Cummins diesel, onboard 1150 CFM / 500 PSI compressor and 325L track carrier package.


  • 675 HP QSK19 Cummins Diesel
  • Heavy Duty Construction
  • 1150 CFM / 500 PSI Compressor
  • Simple Hydraulic Design


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DEPTH CAPACITIES: Based on 1150 CFM / 500 PSI compressor
5" (127mm) 1500 ft / 455m*
  *Depending on ground conditions
Prime mover
Model: Cummins QSK19-C650, 6 cylinder, turbo charged diesel engine
Power: 650 HP @ 1800 RPM
Standard compressor
Model: Sullair dual mode 20/12 stretch air end
Capacity: 1150 CFM / 500 PSI
Ambient temperature rating: 50 Deg C (122 Deg F)
Coolers: Engine coolant, charge air, compressor oil, hydraulic oil
Track package
Model: Cat 325L steel tracked undercarriage
Design: Hyd. driven piston motors, spring brake, 2 speed, 700mm triple grouser pads
Speed: 3.3 mph
Top drive rotation unit:
Max torque: 9500 lbs /ft
RPM: 0-200 RPM
Spindle: Floating, 2-7/8" - 5" pipe capacity
Rotation motor: Char-Lynn 10K series
Design: Chain over cylinder feed
Pullback: 41,470 lbs.
Pullback speed: 0-250 fpm
Pulldown: 22,975 lbs.
Pulldown speed: 0-125 fpm
Feed stroke: 23 ft
Working angle: 45 to 90 degree
Mast dump: 72" travel
Table slide: 24" travel
Design: Fully hydraulic, no electronics, open loop
Capacity: 165 GPM
System pressure: 3000 PSI feed/rotation & 5000 PSI travel
Filtration: 10 micron
Components: Sauer Danfoss, Valvoil, Rexroth & Parker
Heat exchanger: Air:oil
Control panel
Panel: Engine display, drilling functions, setup functions, & E-stop
Gauges: Rotation, holdback & air pressure
Design: Planetary style w/ fail safe brake
Pull: 4568 lbs.
Capacity: 213 ft x 3/8" cable
Water Injection Pump
Max flow: 20 GPM
Max pressure: 600 PSI
Design: Adjustable pneumatically driven pump
Capacity: 1.25 - 10 gph
Tank volume: 10 gallons
Drill Table/BOP
Opening: 10"
Break out: Hydraulic 36" pipe wrench
Accessories: Sample cyclone, rod rack, rear stabilizers, blade assy, RC swivel
Weight: 80,800 lbs.
Dimensions: 120" W x 216" L x 153" HT
Rod handler Semi automatic
Fuel tank capacity 300 gallon
Booster package
RAB package
Remote control
Sample splitting equipment (wet & dry)
Design: Adjustable pneumatically driven pump
Capacity: 1.25 - 10 gph
Tank volume: 10 gallons