Exploration FS 500

The FS 500 - 40 tonne pulling capacity – powerful and dynamic drilling rig, specially designed for exploration drilling.

Exploration FS 500
Exploration FS 500

It can perform with all drilling systems: direct/reverse fluid circulation, DTH hammer, RC hammer drilling, with angle drilling capacity up to 45.
Specially designed for water wells, geothermal drilling and mineral exploration. It can be fitted on a truck or crawler carrier with different setups as well as the Fraste drill pipes Manipulator for 6-9 m drill pipes.


# Standard drill pipes Fraste Manipulator
# Special manipulator arm with telescopic extended side shifting device for loading additional drill pipes from a separated container or truck.
# Hydraulic chuck
# Rotary heads with different torques & speeds
# Mast dump suitable for 45 angle drilling
# Winches and wire-line winches
# Pistons, screw and centrifugal mud pumps
# Foam injection pump
# DTH hammer line lubricator
# Single or double drilling clamp
# Electric generator-welding unit
# Air compressor
# Interlocking guard
# Remote operation radio control for all drilling functions

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Marton Geotechnical Services Ltd
Geotechnical Centre, Rougham Industrial Estate, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP30 9ND

Geotechnical Instrumentation | Groundwater Monitoring | Landfill Gas Extraction Venting Systems

Drilling: Site investigation, land remediation and water well construction.
Products: Geoscreen, Geofilter, Duroscreen, Bentonites, Filter media, Piezometers.

Groundwater: Monitoring, sampling remediation and control.
Products: Diver Dataloggers, Groundwater Monitoring Software.

Landfill Drainage: Collection and removal of leachate and methane gas.
Products: PE Pipework, Telescopic Duroscreen, Wellheads, Knockout Pots, Manifolds & Chambers.

Demco Rail Track Drainage, Sewer and Culvert Rehabilitation products.
Products: Terradrain, Terraline, Terrafilter, Terrapit.

Geothermal: Ground source heat installations.
Products: Geothermal loops, Geothermal Grouts, Geothermal Test Units.

Pumps: For use in environmental and civil engineering projects.
Products: Geopump, Posiflow, Geoskimmer, Geovac, ProPurge.

Fraste: Fraste hydraulic drilling rigs and accessories
Products: Fraste Drilling Rigs and Accessories, Multidrill Series, FS Series, Mito Series, Exploration Series