hydraulic, pneumatic & industrial

Discovery II – Diamond Core Drill

MPP’s flagship diamond drill, the Discovery II was designed with safety, portability and production in mind. The rig is both compact and powerful. Discovery II’s modular design allows for efficient and safe helicopter transport. The rig’s small footprint and available track package allow the Discovery II to access remote drill sites most large rigs cannot reach.


  • Powerful & Compact
  • Modular Design
  • PWL Chuck & Clamp- Standard
  • Available Track Mount


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DEPTH CAPACITIES: Based on max pullback & a 25% safety factor
B 5260 ft / 1603 m
N 4215 ft / 1285 m
H 2875 ft / 876 m
Standard unit Cummins QSB4.5-P160, 4.5 L, 4 cylinder, turbo charged diesel engine
Power: 160 HP @ 2200 RPM
Optional unit John Deere 6068, 6.8 L, 6 cylinder, turbo charged diesel engine - Expot Only
Power: 185 HP @ 2400 RPM
Standard unit XP drill head w/ Christensen  chuck
Maximum opening: 4-5/8” (P size)
RPM: 1400 RPM
Torque: 4560 ft lbs.
Chuck: 35,000 lbs. capacity
Hydraulic motor: 160cc variable speed/torque piston motor
Gear ratios: 6.27:1, 3.12:1, 1.75:1, & 1:1
Standard unit Christensen hydraulic open/spring closed
Maximum opening: 4-5/8” (P size)
Feed stroke: 72”
Pullback: 29,452 lbs
Pulldown: 15,020 lbs
Drill angle: 45 to 90 degree
Tower: 10 ft or 20 ft rod pull capacity
Standard unit W1122B-CD (435) piston pump
Capacity: 37 GPM @ 1000 PSI
Wireline winch Hydraulic motor direct drive c/w level wind spooler
Capacity: 3000 ft of 3/16” cable ( optional 4000 ft drum)
Auxiliary winch Rotzler TH1
Capacity: 75 ft of 1/4” cable
Controls: Fully hydraulic, no electronics
Rod handling: Synchronized chuck & footclamp w/ additional chuck and clamp control
System pressure: 4000 PSI
Filtration: 10 micron
Components: Sauer Danfoss, Parker, Sun & Brevin 
Heat exchanger: Air:oil cooler c/w hyd. drive fan
Certified/engineered lifting points
Level wind wireline winch
Rod guard w/ interlock feature
Multi-point hydraulic troubleshooting value and gauge.
Tracked carrier c/w radio remote & hydraulic stabilizers
Fly Skid w/ hydraulic or manual stabilizers
Level wind winch
Diesel driven supply pump
Enclosed drill shack w/ rod handler
Mud and fuel tanks
French/Spanish labels & manual