When it comes to having to drill through rock, or break up rock, having the right equipment to do the job is a critical consideration. Ideally, look for products designed and built by professionals with experience in rock drilling as this ensure that the hydraulic rock drill models are based on what works best under real world drilling experiences.
For companies in the rock drilling business, or those just getting in the industry, it is critical to use the latest in technology and equipment. Having a hydraulic rock drill that is designed with technology and engineering in mind that is on the cutting edge will certainly give you an advantage over old equipment that is not as cost effective to operate.
It is important to carefully consider the size and the type of hydraulic rock drill to ensure you making the right choice for both short and long-term operation. There is no point in buying a drill that is larger than you will need, but it is equally important not to buy a drill that is too small, resulting in a greater chance of breakdowns and more damage to the drill.
With a well-designed hydraulic rock drill that is built for use in mining, quarries, construction work and other types of application, there will be some regular maintenance required. By completing regular maintenance work as well a pre-use inspection you can extend the life of the drill and also help to prevent costly breakdowns on a job.
Check all required maintenance work for the drill, and also look to see what features are included to help to determine when a part replacement is necessary. This can include wear-indicator options or information on motor maintenance, parts replacement schedules and troubleshooting support. It also includes regular lubrication.
With any hydraulic rock drill using it outside of the recommended operational range is always a problem. While it may not immediately damage the equipment, it will cut down on the life of the drill, and it can lead to increasing repairs or the need to continually replace the drifters, which adds to the cost in the long run.
Buying a new, well-engineered hydraulic rock drill is a valuable addition to your equipment line. Just make sure to consider the use, the cost and the maintenance requirements to ensure you are optimizing the life of the drill.