Joy, Room and pillar / entry development, Hydraulic roof bolters, HGX

Hydraulic roof bolters


  • Ideal for use in restricted heights
  • Three-stage drill feed
  • Handles feed heights from 1.1 to 2.23 m or 1.3 to 2.8 m

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The HGX is a low-height, three-stage drill feed designed for use in restricted height operations. The HGX handles feed heights from 1.1 to 2.23 m or 1.3 to 2.8 m

The HGX is compact, yet robust:

  • 1,082 mm collapsed height, with 745 mm stroke
  • 2,212 mm fully extended length, with 2,041 mm total stroke
Collapsed height 1,082 mm
Fully extended height 2,212 mm
Stroke height 745 mm
Total stroke  2,041 mm
Mass 350 kg

Integrated control module

The integrated control module (ICM 2 or ICM3) controls all drilling and positioning functions and includes the following features:

  • Auto-cycle
  • Two-speed control
  • Auto-feed / auto-retract
  • Increased safety with two-handed operation during bolting operations
  • Water monitoring (ICM 3 module only)

Two-speed rotation unit (TSRU)

  • Two-speed motor, requiring less oil
  • Wet and dry drilling options
  • Slow speed for safe operator interface
  • High-speed drill rig
  • 240-750 rpm speed range
  • 40 lt/min oil supply
  • 500 Nm peak output torque