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<p>Equipped with the Sandvik Compressor Management System, the DR416i delivers dependable penetration in almost any conditions.</p>
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Equipped with the Sandvik Compressor Management System, the DR416i delivers dependable penetration in almost any conditions.

A bigger, smarter, stronger rotary drill

The new Sandvik DR416i rotary blasthole drill is automation-ready and supplies the highest rotational torques and pulldown forces at the lowest operating cost.

Designed to improve efficiency and deliver dependable penetration in the world’s harshest mining conditions, Sandvik DR416i will help customers enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce costs. The new rotary blasthole drill delivers a single-pass capacity of 21 metres, the longest single-pass mast in its class. Constructed for large-diameter (406-millimetre) rotary drilling, Sandvik DR416i is automation-ready, scalable and supplies the highest rotational torques and pulldown forces at the lowest possible operating cost. It’s also equipped with Sandvik’s patented Compressor Management System (CMS), designed to reduce fuel consumption and improve productivity.

“In developing the latest addition to our iSeries family, we looked at our customers’ greatest challenges and developed a cost-effective, highly efficient solution,” says Dave Shellhammer, president, Rotary Drilling division, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology.