EK300LS

The EK300LS is a full cable crowd drilling rig mounted on a CAT352. The long stroke of the rotary makes it ideal for:

  • Cased kelly bar drilling with segmented (European style) casing, specially for Secant walls.
  • Large Diameter CFA.
  • Displacement piles
  • Cased CFA with a double rotary for Secant walls.
  • Large diameter single column Soil Mixing.

Base:
The new Cat 352 is a purpose-built machine powered by a fuel-efficient U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final C13 ACERT engine.
Equipped with CAT Vision Link that allows management to monitor machine operations and maintenance data online and wireless, providing information such as location, hours, fuel usage, idle time, event codes and maintenance schedule.

Undercarriage:
Caterpillar variable undercarriage VH5440/4900/900. Reinforced frame H style variable undercarriage. Length between wheels 5440mm, Transport width 3500mm, Operation width 4900mm, Shoe width 900mm.

Mast:
Reinforced mast, with high resistance steel Weldox 900.

Rotary:
Robust design, with 2 slewing bearings on top and bottom, robust pinion and main gear.
3 groups of Hydraulic Motor / Planetary Gears for high torque and long life.
Anti-cavitation and anti-shock system for longer hydraulic motor life.
Cooling system for hydraulic motors and gearboxes.
Power-shift for High spin-off speed (120rpm) for quick discharge of soil.
3 operation speeds and 3 spinoff speeds. For high torque and high speeds.
Automatic gear shifting, for seamless operation, high production.
Exchangeable keys, bolted. No need to rebuild keys by welding inside the rotary.
Hydraulic measurement of torque displayed in the cabin for the operator.

Cab:
AM/FM Radio, Air conditioning/Heating
ROPS cab
Top protection
LCD monitor for Engine and Hydraulics computer, with diagnostic system

Main Winch:
Special groove for better cable winding and longer cable life.
Press-roller included
2 gears allows for both high speed and high pulling force.
Automatic gear shifting, for seamless operation, high production.
Automatic down the hole winch stop. When Kelly bar reaches the bottom of the hole, winch automatic stops.
Free willing winch during crowd operation.
Hydraulic and mechanic brake.
Hydraulic measurement of pulling force displayed in the cabin for operator.
Swivel and Limit switch.

Control System:
Touch Screen Display
Measurements:
Torque and rotary speeds
Drilling depth
Mast inclination X/Y axis
Main Winch pulling force
Crowd force
Automatic functions:
Auto-level of mast
Rotary automatic gear shifting
Main Winch automatic gear shifting
Maintenance and data logging

Accessories:
Lighting package
Refueling pump
Cold weather start up package
Fine filtration system
Tool & O’ring kits

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Technical Specifications

Standard Chassis: CAT 352 Tier IV

Application: Kelly Bar

Installed Power: 432 hp

Maximum Nominal Torque: 252,000 lbf.ft

Main Winch Nominal Line Pull: 71,000 lbf

Crowd Force: 83,725 lbf

Standard Drilling Depth: 160 ft

Maximum Depth: 250 ft

Maximum Diameter: 180 in

Standard Rotary Stroke: 61 ft

Operation Weight: 230,000 lb

Minimum Transport Weight: 140,000 lb