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Atlas Copco releases the new PowerROC D45 surface drilling rig

2015-04-16

April 16, 2015 – Nanjing, China: The product announcement for the PowerROC D45 was successfully held in Nanjing today. Over 80 representatives from distributors, journalists and customers presented. The new PowerROC D45 surface drilling rig features high reliability, and gives a high level of safety and environmental care, which was designed to meet the demands from aggregates and limestone drilling contractors, quarry and construction projects owners in China.

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“Atlas Copco has always been committed to continuous innovation and providing Chinese customers with highly cost-effective products,” said Freddy Man, General Manager of Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Customer Center, Greater China. “This new product gives reliable performance and high productivity thanks to the proven technology behind Atlas Copco’s successful hydraulic surface drilling products. We believe it will benefit our customers in terms of increased production and profit gains.”

The PowerROC D45 is simply designed with the hole range of 90-130mm. it combines high reliability due to low amount of electric components with increased output without added labor costs compared with pneumatic rigs. Its compact structure and highly efficient system are designed to reduce fuel consumption and it also offers unmatched gradeability, making the moving extremely easy.

“The hole range covers the applications in most aggregate and limestone quarries today, with 115 mm as the most popular hole diameter. This rig is therefore perfectly suited for that size and is also exceptionally easy to use and maintain.” Weiwen Xu, Product Manager for Atlas Copco surface rigs in Nanjing, explains, “We believe it will become very popular on the market in the near future.”

As an integrated hydraulic drill rig, the cab, automatic rod handling system and dust collection system provide the safe operation and environmental working conditions as well as high working efficiency.

Offering unrivaled performance and cost effectiveness, the PowerROC D45 hydraulic surface drilling rig is now available across China, and the first rig has been purchased by a customer from Yiyang, Hunan province.

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.

Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area provides equipment for drilling and rock excavation, a complete range of related consumables and service through a global network. The business area innovates for sustainable productivity in surface and underground mining, infrastructure, civil works, well drilling and geotechnical applications. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Sweden, the United States, Canada, China and India.

Surface and Exploration Drilling is a division within Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area. It develops, manufactures, and markets rock and exploration drilling equipment for various applications in civil and geotechnical engineering, quarries and both surface as well as underground mines worldwide. Atlas Copco's strong focus on innovative product design and service support systems gives added customer value. The main production centers are in Sweden, Italy, Austria, India, Japan and China. The divisional headquarters is in Örebro, Sweden.