Rotary Drilling and Multi-pass
Hole diameter 97⁄8 in – 121⁄4 in (251 – 311 mm)
Maximum hole depth 240 ft (73.2 m)

The DM-M3 has a rotary head torque of up to 10.6 m3/min @ 7. double-rod hydraulic cylinders and cable. drive gearbox on the other end. The heavy and durable DM-M3 was launched at MINExpo 1992 and is used at several of the largest coal mines in the world. Drill pipe handling on the DM-M3 is ment. This prevents ters. while the carou. and an lows the operator an infinite selection of rotation auxiliary hoist and boom.12 ¼ in (251 – 311 mm). The power pack as- curely locks in the drill pipes at the bot. hydraulic tophead drive. Drill Compressor pipes can be handled by the standard Low pressure rotary 2. The DM-M3 draulically operated rod support arm in-line drive train consists of a diesel engine (or op- helps to align the drill pipe during rod tional electric motor) directly coupled to a compres- changing and when the angle drilling op. The Atlas Copco DM-M3 has an on-board depth capability of 200 ft (61 m) using 10 ¾ in diameter drill pipe and up to 240 ft (73 m) using 8 5/8 in diameter drill pipe with a 5-rod carousel. Bit rotation head. air intake. the carousel from operation unless the rotary head is at the top of the tower.6 bar) is used for rotary drilling of blast- pipe in the carousel and under the rotary holes up to 12 ¼ in (311 mm) in diameter.Heavy duty concept for deep drilling of overburden The Atlas Copco DM-M3 is a crawler mounted.000 lbf (400 kN) using a patented hydro- static. An exclusive “key lock” se. hydraulic breakout. A standard hy. multi- pass rotary drilling rig primarily designed for deep drilling of overburden for cast blasting in large coal mines. Tower pinning and pipe changing is on the DM-M3 is provided by a hydraulic tophead performed remotely from the operator’s drive assembly consisting of two variable displace- cab. The standard drill pipe length is 40 ft (12. A No.8 kNm) and a rotation speed from 0 . This drill rig The tower can be raised or lowered in is only available in the low pressure version where seconds with a full complement of drill 110 psi (7.600 cfm @ 110 psi / 73. which in tom and the top of the carousel.183 lbf-ft (13. axial piston motors driving a two stage spur accomplished through the rotary head.6 bar auxiliary hoist/winch located at the top of the tower. speed at variable torque values.200 RPM. The power pack comes complete with fil- sel moves completely out. Weight on bit is rated at 90. sembly is mounted on its own sub base. ficiency. and exhaust. closed-loop system acting through twin.2 m) and the hole diameter ranges from 9 7/8 in . sor on one end and a three-hole hydraulic pump tion is in use. Rotary multi pass drilling The DM-M3 is designed to handle drill pipe from Tower and pipe handling 7 5⁄8 in (194 mm) up to 10 ¾ in (273 mm). turn is "shock” or "float" mounted to the rig main Bump drill pipe change limits the feed frame. The hydraulically positioned carousel-type use of variable displacement pumps and motors al- pipe changer. . This configuration maximizes mechanical ef- force of the rotary head. a gear reduction enclosed in a heavy steel casting.

The cab is ther- mally insulated. pressurized. while the DM-M3 uses two separate rods and pistons within a common barrel. equipped with double safety glass. The Atlas Copco designed DM-M3 main frame is a weld fabrication of ASTM A572 Grade 50.S. inclu- ding the cab. A full 360 degree walkway extends around the entire machine. The wrap-around drilling console places the heavy-duty electric-over-hydraulic controllers within easy reach.460 L) fuel capacity • Full walkways and railings • Cab and ladder access lights plus dust • Wide flange structural steel "I" beam main • 35. The utilization of the double-rod hydraulic cylinders fur- ther extends the uniqueness of the system. The FOPS certified cab. The fast feed and re- tract speeds permitted by this system reduce the non-drilling time sig- nificantly.Operator comfort All operational functions are controlled from the drillers console in the cab. which can be entered through two hinged and lockable doors. A “walking beam” oscillation yoke allows the rig to propel over uneven ground. has an integra- ted air conditioning system and a sound abatement tested at 80 dBA. gallon (2. Both tracks are in- dividually controlled and act as an independent unit. while reducing torsional stresses on the main frame. diameter 40 ft. 70 watt quartz-halogen night auxiliary hydraulic wrench drill option lighting system • 650 U. while at the same time operating more efficiently than conventional systems due to lower flows and reduced pressure drop. Conventional feed systems use single rod cylinders. A mobile and stable platform The DM-M3 utilizes an excavator-type undercarriage.5 in (900 mm) wide. triple bar replaceble curtain light frame with oscillation yoke mounting grouser pads • Cooling package • Separate three-stage air intake filters for • Remote hydraulic tower pinning engine and compressor . x 146 lb/ft (61 cm x 217 kg/m) high strength. The operator has excellent visibility with an unobstructed view of the drill table.600 kg) • Rotary head tachometer heater capacity with lifting bail • Three hydraulic leveling jacks and • Rotary screw 2600 CFM @ 110 psi • Hydraulically-actuated. Tracks are driven by a planetary gear system and two hydraulic motors rated at 188 hp (140 kW) each. pressurized FOPS cab with • Auxiliary hoist of 8. The tracks are hy- draulically adjustable with a spring recoil system and equipped with re- placeable triple bar grouser pads. built to Atlas Copco specifications. low alloy "I" beam. and has an ergonomic seat with seat belt. Standard Equipment • Insulated. 24 in. drill pipe carousel "jacks-up" indicator in cab air compressor internal to tower for 4 drill pipe or 5 for • Hydraulically actuated rod support arm to • Caterpillar C32 diesel engine 8-5/8 in.000 lb (3. This allows single lever control of the speed and the directional movement of the rotary head. Patented feed system The heart of the feed system on the DM-M3 is the patented hydro- static closed-loop hydraulic system. align drill pipe during rod changing (950 HP at 1800 rpm) • Hydraulic sliding fork chuck breakout with operations and when using the angle • Six-light.

The package includes a drill rod support and an angle drill tie bar. Height 23 ft 9 in 7.6 m³/min@7.73. receiver and crankcase oil.8 kNm increments.3 m Angle drilling package Maximum hole depth 200 .000 lbf 400 kN Weight on bit 90. hydraulic oil.12 1/4 in 251 mm .11" 6" BECO 9 1/4"  (235 mm) 11" – 12 1/4" 6" BECO 10 3/4"  (273 mm) 12 1/4" 8" BECO We stand by our responsibilities towards our customers. towards the environment and the people around us. www. quick connect fittings for fill and evacuation of fuel.Multi pass Hole Diameter 9 7/8 in . engine coolant.4 m There are four different dust control options for the DM-M3 Width 18 ft 11 in 5. Dimensions tower up Length 40 ft 5 in 12. This is what we call – Sustainable Productivity Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions LLC 2100 North First .240 ft 61 .USA Phone: +1 (972) 496-74000.000 lb 104 tonnes control console inside the cab. in 5° Rotary head.500 lbf 185 kN Single pass depth 37 ft 11. Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions A selection of features on DM-M3 Series For a more comprehensive options list.7 m/s positioned from 0° to 30° from the vertical position.3 m retractable front curtain.2 m long pipes level.5849 1272a April 2014. Garland.6 Bar free operations and a pleasant operator’s environment. please contact your local Atlas Copco Customer Center. TX 75040 .8 m series.183 Ibf•ft 13. torque 10.2 m The optional angle drilling package allows the tower to be Feed speed 144 ft/min 0. three dust collector sizes and a water injection system.800 kg Hydraulic Pullback 41. All controls are located at the operator’s Estimated weight 230.000 Ib 40.3 m Dust control Height 67 ft 20.311 mm Hydraulic Pulldown 90.2 m Cold weather package Compressor Several cold weather options are available to enable trouble Low pressure rotary 2600 cfm@110 psi / 73. 7 5/8 in  (194 mm) 9 7/8" – 10 5/8" 5 1/4" BECO 8 5/8"  (219 mm) 10 5/8" . Technical data DM-M3 Drilling Method Rotary . Fully Engine (Tier II) utilizing these options allow the drill rigs to operate in arctic Caterpillar C32 950HP / 709 kW@1800RPM (LP 2600) conditions at temperatures around -55°C Cummins QST30 950HP / 709 kW@1800RPM (LP 2600) Weg motor 6811 900HP / 671 kW@ 50 or 60Hz (LP 2600) Fast service system The DM-M3 has an optional fast service system with ground Drill Pipe specification Standard 40 ft tower. We make performance stand the test of time.atlascopco. Dimensions tower down Each includes rectangular split dust curtains and a hydraulically Length 66 ft 6 in 20. 12.