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Product description

Epiroc's electric-driven Pit Viper 231 E rotary blasthole drill rig is a flexible workhorse that can be configured in many different ways for a wide range of rotary and DTH drilling operations. 


Its single-pass capability can improve drilling efficiency by up to 25% when drilling in soft material by eliminating rod change time and allowing for more time for drilling. 


With both high- and low-pressure airends to choose from and Epiroc's Rig Control System (RCS), the Pit Viper 231 E delivers a full range of options to meet your needs now and in the future, as well as providing advanced safety, accuracy, and productivity. 


The Pit Viper 231 E is a zero-emission machine, making operations cleaner and more sustainable. With electric power at its core, this machine eliminates the need for traditional fuel, leading to substantial savings in operating cost. 


Main application area

Electric blasthole drilling

Drilling method

Rotary and DTH

Product family

Pit Viper

Single-pass depth

16,1 m

Maximum hole depth

37,5 m

Weight on bit

29 120 kg

Pulldown capacity

0 kN - 267 kN

Pullback capacity

0 kN - 120 kN


Product variations apply. See brochure for more information.



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