The comprehensive book is divided into three sections: Talking technically, Case studies and Product specifications. The 207-page book includes a practical fold-out with an overview of Epiroc surface drill rigs, their specified hole range, drilling method and applications.
In that section, Epiroc has gathered 26 technical articles about applications, drilling methods, principles of rock drilling, parts and services and other related matters.
Facts and technical specifications for all of Epiroc's surface drill rigs (within the 27-229mm hole range) will serve as a quick guide.
Drilling in surface mining, quarrying and construction has a wide area of use and is appreciated by industry professional as well as students and investors. It functions as an introduction to the rock excavation industry and to surface rock drilling in particular.