Advanced Mining offers the world's widest range of equipment for rock drilling, rock excavation, processing, demolition, bulk-materials handling and equipment for surface and underground mining.


The Sandvik D45KS is a diesel powered, self propelled crawler mounted blasthole drill for surface mining. It is a mid-range production drill, standard machine is equipped for low pressure air and rotary drilling.

Features and benefits

  • Heavy frame, allows for extensive combination of options
  • Solid design for continuous operation in all rock formations
  • Service walkway, cab side for ease of maintenace
  • Two man cab, and extended cab option for operator training and efficiency

Key specifications

Hole range 152-229 mm (6-9 in)
Drilling depth Up to 63 m (208 ft)
Single pass capacity 8.7 m (28 feet 6 inches)


Pulldown 200 kN (45000 lbf)
Bit Load 245 kN (55000 lbf)

Rotary head speed

0-126 r/min (standard) Torque 9934 Nm (87921 lbf in)


With tools 47627 kg (105000 lb)

Major components

Engines Caterpillar or Cummins
336 - 470 kW
(450 - 630 hp)@1800 r/min
Compressors 25.5 - 37.5 m³/min
(900 - 1323 scfm)
@ 690 - 2413 kPa
(100- 350 psi)
Crawlers 330 class undercarriage