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MDT 550 BP (ex TH18)

MDT new  generation  of  hydraulic  piling  rig  MDT 550 BP  is  composed of a CMV design and redesigned by MDT engineers base unit on crawlers and of a drilling application module, either for telescopic friction  and  interlocking  kelly  bars,  casing  oscillator  attachment, auger cast application (CFA).

TECHNICAL FEATURES

Selferecting / Selfpropelled
MDT 550 BP  equipment  is  ready  to  operate  without  any  service  crane support  as  it  is  supplied  with  a  parallelogram  support  system  that allows the unit to selferect. The unit is designed for easy and quick start-up and transport operations.

Retractable crawlers
MDT 550 BP  model  is  equipped  with  heavy  duty  retractable  crawler undercarriage for easy transportation and high working stability. The controls to extend and retract the crawlers are fully electro-hydraulic and located inside the operators cabin.

Base unit
MDT 550 BP base unit is fitted with diesel engine; hydraulic circuit made with  main  steel  piping,  high  pressure  joints  and  JIC  type  fittings; hydraulic distributors; hydraulic oil tank; fuel tank; hydraulic filters and air filter; hydraulic pumps. The hydraulic oil cooling system has been  specially  designed  to  work  at  severe  outside  temperatures.

Hydraulic system
The hydraulic system of MDT 550 BP unit is made of high quality components and it is designed to operate winches, pull-down and rotary circuits simoultaneously.

Rotary table
MDT 550 BP rotary table is provided with two main hydraulic motors and one  motor  for  discharge  speed  operation.  An  automatic  torque adjustment system and a continuous speed control are provided to regulate the performances of the rotary table according to the soil conditions and to the applied drilling tool.

Built-in hydraulic winches
MDT 550 BP base frame is designed to house high capacity hydraulic main winch and auxiliary winch, both provided with safety stop control.
Main winch is also provided with a controlled freefall hydraulic system for automatic winch rope release during the drilling operations and an  automatic  rope  stop  when  down  the  hole  position  is  reached.

Operator’s cabin
MDT 550 BP  is  equipped  with  a  very  comfortable  soundproofed  cabin, provided  with  adjustable  seat,  air  conditioner  and  heater.  Control panel  is  designed  with  all  levers  and  operating  joystick  located  in favourable position to the operator.
The  control  panel  is  also  provided  with  diesel  engine  electronic display, mast verticality and depthfinder electronic indicators.

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