The LR160 serves applications such as sound bearing walls, transmission lines and utilities, drilling on a steep slopes, and difficult to reach holes. The LR160 will be offered on a CAT 336 (or equivalent). The machine also has a special designed boom with 2 lift cylinders which allows for a higher torque and crowd force to be applied to the tool, which aligned with locking interlock Kelly bars makes it efficient on rock and hard soil drilling. Round Friction bars are also available for high production on softer soils.
The LR160 has a torque of 155,000 ft.lbs, max drilling speed of 32rpm’s and spin-off of 120rpm’s, 41,000 lbs of effective main winch line pull, and 45,000 lbs of crowd force with an operating weight of 110,000 lbs.