Comacchio MC450P


Our Comacchio MC450P tracked rig is a hugely versatile machine it is able to drill geotechnical, environmental and also exploration holes to various diameters and depths. It is ideal for access restricted sites and also has the ability to drill angle/inclined holes. The rig has drilled on various mines, private and public sector projects.  

The drilling rig has regular monthly maintenance inspections that are recorded on a schedule and kept with the machine. It is fully equipped for all facets of geotechnical and environmental drilling.

The rig is transported on a Volvo FM12. The float and the rig's support vehicle are both fitted with IVMS (In Vehicle Monitoring System). 

Rig Overview – Comacchio MC450P

Rig Carrier Rubber Tracked
Rig Year 2010
Truck Model Float - Volvo FM12

Rig Specifications

Engine John Deere 4045HF285 Diesel
Winch Lines 4
 Pull Down Capacity 4.5 tonne
Mast Height 7690mm
Break out Table Yes
Break Out Spanner Dual make/break drill table

Rig Capability

Drilling Type Geotechnical/Environmental/Shallow Exploration
Air Rotary Yes
Mud Rotary Yes
Solid Augers 100mm
Wash boring 0-350m
Conventional Coring N, HQ, P and 4C
Wire line Coring HQ3
Spt Hammer Yes – Automatic and guarded
Insitu Testing SPT, U50/U63/U75, Permeability Testing


Rod/Auger Guard Yes
Emergency Stop 3 on rig
Remote Emergency Stop Yes
Spill Kit Yes
Fire Extinguishers Yes
Fire Suppresion No
First Aid + Snake bite kit Yes

Specifications and Dimentions

Width 2090mm
Length 7640mm (mast down)
Weight 12 tonne with rods
Height (Mast up) 7690mm
Height (Mast down) 3130mm
Pull Down CapacityPull Down Capacity