ID500 Man-Portable, Track-Mounted, Heli-Portable Drill Rig

Number in fleet: 20

Description: The heaviest components are the diesel engine power-packs at 175kg each. The rigs depths are 180 metres PQ, 350 metres HQ and 500 metres NQ. One of these rigs has cored to a depth of 203 metres in PQ at an altitude of over 3000 metres in Papua New Guinea while another has cored to 403 metres in HQ at the Gosowong mine site in Halmahera, Indonesia, and 605 metres NQ in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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ID500 Man-Portable, Track-Mounted, Heli-Portable Drill Rig Specifications


Engine: Either 2 x Kubota V1505T 36 HP @ 3000Rpm ( OR 2 x Isuzu BB-4LE2 )

Hydraulics: 2 x fixed displacement gear pumps, 2 segments 70 litres and 30 litres @ 210 bar.

Oil Cooler: Hydraulically driven fan mounted on alloy cooler up stream of hydraulic tank

Mast: 2 section lattice boom construction, Allows 3.6 metres head travel via hydraulic cylinder, travelling block, wire rope and pulleys. Mast Length 7.5 Metres allows for 6 Metre rod pull, Mast angle 90 to 45 Degree from Horizontal

Pull Back: 5,250Kg @ 210 Bar
Pull Down: 1,880Kg @ 50 Bar 

Main Winch: Hydraulically driven 3,640 Kg @ 175 bar, bare drum line pull, 23 Metres 13mm wire rope.

Wire Line Winch: 1800Kg @ 170 bar, bare drum line pull 550 metres 6mm wire rope.

Rotation Head: Oil bath 2 speed gear ratio 1:1 and 2:1 Vane motor driven
1st gear: 520 Rpm single pump 1040 Rpm 2 pumps, Torque 372 Nm @ 175 bar
2nd gear: 260 Rpm single pump 520 Rpm 2nd pump Torque 740 Nm @ 175 bar
Hydraulically operated slide over head for rod pull.

Control Panel: All hydraulic functions are at the control panel, Engine start, stop, emergency stop, Engine warning system, Instrumentation all on control panel

Head Traverse: Fast feed 0.5 M per sec, slow feed 0-2 M per min, controlled by 2 manually adjustable relief valves for pull down and hold back

Mast Dump: 1.2 Metres stroke

Foot Clamp: Hydraulic single cylinder 2 jaw Tungsten insert to accommodate PQ/HQ/NQ

Drilling Capacity: PQ - 180 Metres / HQ – 350 Metres / NQ – 500 Metres.

Approximate Overall Rig Weight: 3,000Kg