Epiroc releases BenchREMOTE for several drill rigs
Epirocs BenchREMOTE operator station is now also available for SmartROC T45 LF, SmartROC C50 and SmartROC CL.
- This means great opportunities for customers who are already owners of these rigs, says Mattias Hjerpe, product manager at Epiroc.
With the BenchREMOTE you can simultaneously remotely control up to three Epiroc Smart surface drill rigs from a distance of up to 100 meters. This enables operators to be highly productive without even having to enter a dangerous/hazard zone. The result is both a safer and a more effective mining operation.
- BenchREMOTE increase productivity, it enhanced safety and it provides the operator with better working conditions, says Mattias Hjerpe.
The fact that BenchREMOTE is also available for SmartROC T45 LF, SmartROC C50 and SmartROC CL is an important step for Epiroc.
- We know that our product is highly appreciated and it feels good that we could provide this updated version with the opportunities it offers for Epiroc customers, says Mattias Hjerpe.
BenchREMOTE is a remote operator station designed to control SmartROC rigs from Epiroc. Up to ten rigs can be pre-programmed into each station. The communication between the BenchREMOTE and remote rigs is ensured via closed and secured wireless network. The solution also supports Geofence for additional safety. The BenchREMOTE can be installed in a customer-supplied vehicle, trailer or in a container. As before, BenchREMOTE is also available for SmartROC D50, SmartROC D55, SmartROC D60 and SmartROC D65.
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Surface and Exploration Drilling is a division within Epiroc. It develops, manufactures, and markets rock and exploration drilling equipment for various applications in civil and geotechnical engineering, quarries and both surface as well as underground mines worldwide. Epiroc’s strong focus on innovative product design and service support systems gives added customer value. The main production centers are in Sweden, Italy, India, Japan and China. The divisional headquarters is in Örebro, Sweden.
Epiroc operated under the trademark "Atlas Copco" prior to January 1, 2018