Carlson DrillGrade

High Precision Machine Guidance for all makes and models of drill rig including boom drills and rotary drill decks.

  • Reduce blasting costs
  • Lower survey costs
  • Improved fragmentation for lower downstream costs
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Hole navigation system for mine drill rigs

Carlson DrillGrade™ guides the operator so he can drill parallel holes to the correct depth safely and efficiently.

Accurate drilling = better blasting
Better blasting = better fragmentation
Better fragmentation = lower downstream costs

Features & Benefits:

  • Navigate and position from within the drill cab, without any marks on the surface
  • Easily create a drill pattern in the machine to a terrain model, depth and height
  • Load/change terrain models and localisations easily
  • Visualise 3D surfaces in the field
  • Retrofit to almost all makes and models of drill
  • Supports most GNSS / GPS receivers and boasts the world’s largest GNSS library
  • Get real-time system feedback with remote, wireless monitoring to link operators with the office
  • Features both audio and visual alarms, set up for avoidance zones, to keep machines and operators within safe working boundaries
  • Prevents encroachment of individual machines with proximity warnings
  • Import/export .dwg, .dxf, .csv and IREDES hole data

Use Calrson DrillGrade in conjunction with Carlson’s Fleet Manager Office software to enhance fleet efficiency with as-built data that is recorded locally and shared between multiple rigs working the same design.