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MX 170 (MX 170 T)

The FRASTE MX 170 is a complete, dynamic, and high-quality drilling rig, always ready for different purposes, and customized for the mining industry. The drilling rig is equipped with a drill pipe loading system. This allows you to work even more safely and ergonomically.

  • Pull-up force 26,977 lbf / 12,000 daN
  • Powerful, versatile and productive
  • Easy maneuverability and maintenance
  • Onboard drill pipe loading system
  • Many options and highly customizable


Available as a truck (T) or track rig, the MX 170 from FRASTE is equipped with the latest technical solutions specifically for the mining industry. With excellent safety and efficiency features, you'll be able to increase productivity while reducing risks in the work area.

This powerful, versatile rig can be prepared for diamond drilling, reverse circulation, and air core drilling. It's also able to drill from vertical to a 45° angle.

This rig also comes with the option of the FRASTE Manipulator, an onboard automatic rod handling system that is convenient, quick, safe and hands-free. The automatic Core Barrel Handler is also available for complete hands-free core barrel maneuvering.

For added safety and efficiency, full drilling functions are available on the radio remote control. This fully removes your team from any dangerous area while ensuring they can move to a position with superior line-of-sight to the drilling activity.

Do you have any questions or would you like more information about this FRASTE machine? Or do you have questions about the different options? Then please contact one of our specialists or download the specification list.


MX 170 (MX 170 T)
Power 173.5 HP (129.4 Kw) Stage 3A Tier 3 / Stage V Tier 4F
Feed stroke 12.1 feet (3700 mm)
Pull-up force 26,977 lbf (12,000 daN)
Pull-down force 15,287 lbf (6,800 daN)
Rotary head max torque 11,800 ft lbf (1,600 daNm)
Rotary head max speed 1,250 RPM
Break-out clamps - Diameter 60-360 mm / 2.3-14"
Break-out clamps - clamping force 14,000 daN / 31,473 lbf
Break-out clamps - break-out torque 5,400 daNm / 39,828 ft lbf
Rated drilling capacity 2,460 ft / 750 m


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