Sandvik Construction provides solutions for construction industries in niches such as quarrying, tunneling, demolition, dimensional stone, recycling and civil engineering.

Surface top hammer drill rigs

If you want to bring out the best in your rock drilling we offer a range of surface top hammer drill rigs which truly push the limits of what is possible.

Using the latest in rock drilling technology our machinery is able to provide unbeatable penetration rates with low operation costs.

Our surface top hammer drill rigs are renowned for their exceptional reliability even in the toughest conditions. Between their excellent fuel economy and low operating costs, these diesel-powered, self-propelled drill rigs are designed not only to save you money with every operation, but are fully equipped to provide your staff with the highest levels of comfort and safety. You can view our range of surface top hammer drill rigs below:


Hole range

Rock drill On-board compressor



Pantera DP1500i 102-152 HL1560T, 33kW 14m³/min, up to 10 bar 287 23 000
Pantera DP1100i 89-140 HL1060T, 25kW 11m³/min, up to 10 bar 224 22 900
Ranger DX900i 89-140* RD927L, 27kW 9.5m³/min 210 19 600 
Ranger DX800i 64-127** RD925M/921S, 25/21kW 8.5m³/min 210 19 600
Ranger DX800 76-127 HL820T, 19.5kW 8.1m³/min, up to 10 bar 168 15 200
Ranger DX700 76-115
HL710, 19.5kW 8.1 m³/min, up to 10 bar 168 15 200
Ranger DX600 64-102 HL650, 17.5kW 6.2 m³/min, up to 10 bar 168 15 200
Ranger DX500 51-89 HL510, 15.5kW 6.2 m³/min, up to 10 bar 168 15 000
Tiger DG800 64-127 HL810T, 21kW 9.6 m³/min, up to 10 bar 179 14 700
Tiger DG700 64-115 HL710, 19.5kW 8.1 m³/min, up to 10 bar 179 14 700
Dino DC400Ri 51-76 RD414, 14kW 3.5 m³/min, up to 8 bar 105 10 000
DC120/DC121R /DC122R 22-45 HEX1, 5.5kW 1.2 m³/min, up to 8 bar 37 2 710
Commando DC130Ri 22-45 RD106, 5.5kW 1.2 m³/min, up to 8 bar 36.3 3 250

* if larger than 127 mm holes drilled, consult factory
** if larger than 115 mm holes drilled, consult factory

Bring Out the Best in Your Top Hammer Rock Drilling

At Sandvik we take pride in our unique ability to solve the challenges you face. Our engineers have travelled the world, examining different mining and quarrying sites to see the exact daily issues you're faced with. This is why our latest range of rock drilling equipment comes with state-of the art drilling control systems and top-rate rock drills that allow you to drill fast and accurate. At the same, ergonomic cabins and easy service points allow comfortable working environment for the operator.

It's this dedication to each and every one of our customers which has allowed us to build such an impressive range of semi-automated drill rigs. Whatever task you face, we're convinced that we have the perfect drill rig for you Our range carries everything from lightweight rubber-tired, radio controlled rigs to extremely powerful crawler drills. We have designed the safest cabins, the most powerful hydraulic rotation heads, the most advanced mechanized rod handling systems and the most intelligent semi-automated drilling systems. Whatever and wherever you need to drill, we're here to help you.

We understand what it is you need from your drilling equipment which is why our surface DTH (down-the-hole) and dimensional stone drill rigs have all been perfectly designed for optimal accuracy, efficiency and safety. Whether you're drilling production holes, pre-split holes or anything in-between, all of our rock drilling machinery is built with safety in mind. This is why all of our rock drilling equipment comes with efficient dust collection and suppression technology along with dustproof components for longer lifecycles and reduced maintenance costs.

The Heart of Rock Drilling Technology

Rock drills lie in the very heart of our drilling expertise and experience. We design, manufacture and test them in our own test mine at the factory – and we have done so for nearly 60 years. Our focus has always been on producing first-class quality and top productivity when it comes to rock drills. Together with our Rock Pilot+ control system and drilling tools, our rock drills provide outstanding tool economy and low total drilling costs as well as ensure excellent hole quality and the best possible drilling results.

With such a huge range of high powered rock drilling equipment available it can be difficult to know which drill is best suited to your specific needs. If you have any questions about our range of rock drilling equipment please don't hesitate call us. A member of our team will be more than happy to talk you through our products and help you make an informed decision.

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