Hammerhead Roughneck R600 Drilling System Designed for Solid Rock

May 16, 2015

The Roughneck R600 is the largest of the company’s pneumatic percussion drilling systems for use in HDD applications.

Designed for drilling solid rock with bit diameters of 7.25 to 8 inches, the R600 gives HDD contractors the ability to complete larger-diameter bores in fewer passes, as well as access to a wider range of single-pass boring applications, Hammerhead says. The larger bits driven by an R600 also increase the range of single-pass applications the driller has access to, such as in communications and or other service installations. The R600 joins the R400, designed for 5.25-inch straight and offset bits, and the R500, for straight and offset bits to 6.25 inches in diameter.