Diamec Smart 8 has a versatile design that makes it ideal for most underground core drilling applications. The sophisticated positioner and turntable makes it easy to reach desired drilling position and angle without any adjustments. The Diamec Smart 8 is equipped with an advanced Rig Control System (RCS) where most of the operations can be performed automatically. The protecting safety guards protect the operator from moving parts and all operations are performed from an easy to use control panel. The Diamec Smart 8 can also be equipped with a unique rod handling system that offers complete hands free rod handling. Adding and removing of drill rods, inner tubes and core barrels are completed by the rod handler.