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Product description

Epiroc’s electric-driven blasthole drill, the new Pit Viper 271 XC E, is designed for a cleaner, safer, and more efficient drilling experience.


The Pit Viper 271 XC E is capable of drilling single-pass holes up to 18 m (59 ft) with diameters up to 270 mm (10-5/8 in). Its 34-ton (75,000 lb.) bit load capacity ensures reliable and efficient operations.


The Pit Viper 271 XC E aligns with Epiroc’s commitment to sustainability. With it’s smaller carbon footprint and superior automation, this drill contributes to a cleaner and more sustainable operation.


Main application area

Electric blasthole drilling

Drilling method

Rotary Single-Pass

Product family

Pit Viper

Single-pass depth

18 m

Maximum hole depth

18 m

Weight on bit

38 555 kg

Pulldown capacity

0 kN - 355 kN

Pullback capacity

0 kN - 156 kN


Product variations apply. See brochure for more information.


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Xtra capacity. Zero emissions - Electric driven Pit Viper 271 XC E

Epiroc's new Pit Viper 271 XC E and Pit Viper 275 XC E offer a cleaner and more sustainable operation with a lower carbon footprint, zero emissions for reduced environmental impact, and superior automation featuring smart capabilities for enhanced safety and productivity.