Rotary technology combo triumphs in Australia

The combination of rotary and percussion drilling technology is producing some impressive results. MM spoke to Varel Mining and Industrial about its latest trials

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The RPS was installed on a Sandvik D90K blasthole drill for the trial

Varel has reported that in recent field trials comparing rotary percussion technology to conventional rotary drilling, it saw an increase of 79% in blasthole drilling penetration rates using the Varel