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Underground jumbo face drill rig Boomer XE3 from Epiroc

Face drill rigs (Jumbos)

Epiroc’s rugged face drilling rigs are built for blast hole drilling in underground mining and tunneling. These jumbo drill rigs can be equipped with up to four booms, covering cross sections from 6 m2 to 206 m2.

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Mining and tunnelling jumbo drilling rigs for drifting/face drilling

Boomer XE3 underground jumbo
The underground jumbo drill rigs from Epiroc are used for blast hole drilling in underground mining and tunneling. The rigs are equipped with up to four booms, covering cross sections from 6 m2 to 206 m2. We offer underground jumbo drill rigs with our reliable Direct Control System, DCS, or with the computerized Rig Control System, RCS, to which different levels of automation may be added. An extensive range of rock drills is available from 16 kW to 40 kW of impact power. Several models of the face drill rigs are available with an optional zero-emission battery electric driveline.

World leading automation solutions for face drill rigs

Boomer E2 Battery underground jumbo drill rig from Epiroc
Boomer underground jumbo drill rigs have a variety of automation features available. The Dynamic Tunneling package (DTP) is a software feature which lets the drill rig create custom made drill plans directly at the face of the tunnel. The rig operator downloads the tunnel contour to the drill rig together with a drill rule file, and the drill rig generates its own drill plans. This eliminates the need for going back and forth with drill plans between the office and the drill rig. The drill plan is created for the specific tunnel segment, which results in higher precision in the tunnel development.  Certain products are customized by adding automated functions such as adding drill rods or changing drill bits. To maintain precision and safety, features like automatic leveling and drill stop protection are also integrated. Our Rig Control System (RCS) enables teleremote operation with a control panel that monitors local sensors and cameras. The operator can be located in a control room on safe distance from hazardous areas. 

Zero-emission battery solutions for underground drilling

Boomer E2 Battery jumbo drill rig from Epiroc
We are the leaders within sustainability in mining through battery-electric, zero-emission equipment. With more than 75 000 operating hours, our proven battery offering and zero-emission underground fleet is expanding with the second generation in jumbo drill rigs, loaders, mine trucks, production drill rigs and rock reinforcement. Our battery power-packs comply with CE standards and can be covered by a new battery service plan.

Smart underground drilling

With the optional Rig Control System you can add easy-to-use automated functions to increase safety, precision and production.

Highly effective and reliable

Epiroc offers the largest rock drill range on the market, including the world's fastest 40 kW rock drill to meet your needs in challenging conditions.

Real operational economy

Standard features like dual damping drills lengthen the lifetime of consumables, while the fast boom movement with great visibility maximize uptime.

Our range of mining development drill rigs