25 Days of RollOuts: Flanders’ Ardvarc 4.0

Therese Dunphy

December 11, 2013


Flanders introduces its Ardvarc 4.0, which the company says is the world’s first fully automated multi-pass drill rig that incorporates the world’s first autonomous angle drill implementation.

AggMan_25TopRollOutsFeatures include:

  • multi-pass and semi-pass automation
  • drill-hole and hole-angle accuracy
  • automatic drill string adding and racking
  • new human/machine interface (HMI)
  • new data collection
  • more modular hardware.

Ardvarc 4.0 is designed to align itself to within +/-1 degree of the design heading of the hole and automatically set the proper mast angle.

Flanders Inc. | flandersinc.com

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