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PowerProbe 9100-TR

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Smaller than the 9300-TR, but with the same 175-ft-lb hydraulic hammer. Designed and built for the John Deere 3120 tractor with quick disconnect.

AMS PowerProbe Model 9100-TR Direct Push Rig

The AMS PowerProbe™ functions as a dual-combination environmental and geotechnical drill rig. This, combined with its dual capabilities of both direct push and Hollowstem augering, assures completion of comprehensive, complex field work. The versatility of the AMS PowerProbe™ and its tooling will be a key factor in your field success.

Direct Push Drilling Technology
Direct Push Drilling Technology (direct push) allows for a wide variety of direct push tooling and instrumentation to be advanced into a subsurface lithology. This is conducted using a combination of the static weight of an AMS direct push drill rig, hydraulic down pressure, and rapid hydraulic hammering. For some direct push techniques, such as Cone Penetration Testing (CPT), rapid hydraulic hammering is not used. Compared to conventional drilling activities, direct push technology:

• Is less labour intensive.
• Offers quicker setup time.
• Is easier to decontaminate and maintain tooling.
• Generates significantly less drill cuttings.
• Versatility provides investigators with a variety of soil investigation options.

Hollowstem Augering
Conventional hollowstem augering techniques are used to drill boreholes for environmental and geotechnical sampling activities, including lithologic description, chemical analysis, and monitoring well installation. The addition of Hollowstem augering capabilities to the AMS PowerProbe™ has greatly improved efficiency in the field.

Benefits Include:
• Ability to auger through difficult lithologies, including hardpan, resulting in less need for multiple drill rigs for complicated field situations.
• Ability to carry out direct push activities, telescopically, through the hollowstem auger, increasing the versatility of direct push tooling.

Standard Features
Rubber tracks for minimal ground disturbance
Long lasting powder-coated finish
Anodized metal power track
Quick disconnect probe unit
Spring-loaded pull yoke
Enhanced control panel
36" clearance width
One year warranty
Side to side probe movement
50 ft-lb hydraulic hammer

Convenience/Safety Package
Hand auger to pre-clear soil boring locations
Hydraulic oil pressure gauge

Power
Required Horsepower
.......................29.5 hp or higher

Dimensions
Weight (app) w/ tractor.......4,500 lb
Overall Length w/ tractor.........193"
Overall Width w/ tractor...........73"
Overall Height w/ tractor..........83"
Mast Extended.....................130"
Probe Stroke.......................56"

Hydraulics
Hydraulic Oil Pressure.......2,500 psi
Oil Flow........................16 gpm
Hydraulic Oil Cooler
.........................18,000 BTU single
Hydraulic Oil Capacity..........25 gal

Hydraulic Operation
Down Force..................16,800 lb
Pull-Up Force...............25,000 lb
Head Travel Rate Up.............6 sec
Head Travel Rate Down...........9 sec
Horizontal Traverse...............10"
Foot Vertical Stroke..............32"

Hydraulic Hammers
Standard Hammer - AR-48
....................175 ft-lb - 1,500 bpm

Auger Drive Head
Optional....................1,000 ft-lb
(Upgrade to AR-48 Hammer
No 1,000 Auger Available)