Competitor Dart

Competitor Dart

As part of the growth of the Geotron UK Geotechnical Division, we have recently taken delivery of a new Competitor Dart window sampling rig.  This rig is light, manoeuvrable and compact allowing access through a standard doorway.

The mast can be disconnected from the powerpack to enable sampling in tight access areas. This rig is fully equipped to undertake windowless sampling (up to 10m) with SPTs and a variety of undisturbed sample diameters depending on scope requirements.  It can also undertake dynamic probing (heavy or super heavy) to depths of up to 20m depending on geology.

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Technical Specification

Rig Manufacturer Archway Engineering
Model Dart
Company holding 1
Drilling techniques Window and windowless sampling
Standard penetration tests (SPTs)
Dynamic probing (SPTs)
Weight 0.75t
Width 1.25m (can be reduced to 0.6m)
Transport Height 1.45m
Transport Length 2.6m
Working Height (min) 3.1m (can be reduced to 2.5m)
Working Length 2.8m
Carriage type Rubber tracks
 Transport vehicle Towed by support vehicle in box trailer
Engine/Power Supply
Manufacturer & Model Yanmar L100N
Power  7.6Hp/5.7kW
Fitted with chalwyn (shut-down) valve & spark arrestor