Epiroc’s Automatic Bit Changer (ABC) is the next future-ready advancement in autonomous drilling.
With the ability to change out four bits significantly faster than any single manual exchange, the Automatic Bit Changer eases your team’s workloads and ups drill times. The unique, removable bit carousel design enables you to select a range of bit types and sizes, while the hands-free bit change and above-deck design ensures ease of maintenance, ideal operator viewing angles, and retrofit opportunities.
The decrease in manual live work and machine downtime helps support a more productive and profitable operation making Epiroc's Automatic Bit Changer a game changer in bit replacement.
A game change in bit changes. Increase drill times, profitability and operator safety with Epiroc’s Automatic Bit Changer for Pit Viper 270 and Pit Viper 290 series drill rigs — carefully calibrated for more successful bit changes.
Epiroc's ABC impacts safety, productivity, and profitability. Not only does it optimize productivity in the drilling operation, it also eliminates human interaction with the drill string, making it the safer way to drill.
A combination of increased pulldown force, rotary torque, and 2600 cfm airend, the Pit Viper 291 drill rig is one of the most powerful drills for blasthole drilling. Tested and proven throughout diﬀering regions and conditions around the world. The new Pit Viper 291 exceeds all in its class.
The multi pass Pit Viper for holes up to 59.4 m (195 ft) deep and 171 mm to 270 mm (6-3/4” – 10-5/8”) diameter, has become a staple in the mining industry through its proven performance and reliability.