America West Drilling Supply Utility Power Pole Drill

 

Features & Benefits

America West's truck-mounted power pole drill is a much preferred and cost-effective method for drilling large diameter power pole holes. The combination of our Missile LXQ down the hole hammer and our efficient bit design makes this the ideal package for drilling large diameter holes suited to the Utility industry.

Available hole sizes:  12”, 14”, 18”, 20”, 22”, and 24”


  • Air Consumption - 804 scfm at 100 psi and 1028 scfm at 125 psi.
  • Oil/Lubrication - 2 Pints per 100 cfm per hour / measured up to 1000 cfm.
  • Rotation Speed/Torque on Head - 10 to 20 RPM.
  • Drilling Depth - 84" Standard; custom extension rods available for other depths.

Power pole drill
Power pole drill in action
Power pole drill setting pole

Technical Specifications
Description Outer Diameter Overall Length Minimum Hole Size Maximum Hole Size Overall Weight
Percussive pole drill with air swivel and 2 5/8" hex drive 11.21" 118' 12.25' 24" 2243 lbs.
16.75" accelerator shroud for hole diameters greater than 17.25" 16.75" 73.23" 17.25" 24" 1080 lbs.
20" accelerator shroud for hole diameters greater than 20.50" 20" 73.23" 20.5" 24" 1790 lbs.
22" accelerator shroud for hole diameters greater than 22.50" 22" 73.23" 22.5" 24" 2337 lbs.
Extension rod 72" 9.92" 82.12"     1051 lbs.
Air control, lubricator, and liquid injection support module         580 lbs.
Sustainability kit QL 120 hammer Valve Assembly, O-Ring Check Valve, Bearing Retaining Ring, and O-Rings

Air Consumption Chart
PSI 100 150 200 250 300 350
CFM 750 1,125 1,675 1,925 2,475 2,960

Power Pole Drill Set
Power Pole Drill Set
Component Part
Item # Description Quantity
1 Swivel and Shock Absorber 1
2 Shroud 1
2-1 Locking Pin 2
2-2 Locking Bolt 4
3 12" Hammer with QL120 Shank 1
4 22" Bit for QL120 Shank 1
4-1 QL120 Foot Valve 1

Air Swivel with Cushion Device
Air Swivel with Cushion Device
Component Part
Item # Description Quantity
1 Tube 1
2 V-Packing Bushing 01 (1 ea) 2
3 V-Packing (3 ea) 4
4 V-Packing Bushing 02 (1 ea) 2
5 V-Packing Bushing 03 (1 ea) 1
6 V-Packing Bushing 04 1
7 Snap Ring 1
8 Bearing 1
8-1 Bearing 1
9 Oil Seal 1
10 Oil Seal 1
11 Flange 01 1
12 Flange 02 1
13 Hexagon Head Bolt (12 ea) 2
14 Cushion Device 1
15 Locking Pin 2
16 Locking Bolt 4
17 Cushion Packing (urethane) 1
18 API 6 5/8" REG Female Joint 1
 

RS-12 / Single Speed unit
Application Connection Excavator
Anchor H-250 11T-17T

Accessories
  • Universal Mounting Plate for Skid-Skeer
  • Long Reach Universal Mount for Skid-Skeer
  • TruLink Class 1 4" Monitor
  • TruLink Class 1 8" Monitor
  • Link Arm 45mm
  • Pin Assembly 45mm

RS-12 / Single Speed diagram

RS-12 / Single Speed - Specifications

Total Unit Weight 546 lbs.
Hydraulic Motor Information
Displacement 23.9 cu/in
Motor Type Single Speed Bi-Directional
Motor Output Shaft 1 1/2" Spline 17T
Motor Mount SAE - C 4 Bolt
Motor Ports 1 1/16" 12 O-Ring
Cross-Over Pressure Relief Set @ 3100 psi
Planetary Gearbox Information
Gearbox Type Planetary Two Stage
Reduction Ratio 17.39:1
Output Shaft 2 1/2" Hex
Oil Capacity 1.7 Gallons
Oil Type SAE 80W90 GL-5
Shaft Pull Out (lbs.) 22,500 lbs.
NOTE: Revolution Drive units are not recommended for DTH and will not be covered under warranty for damage due to down-the-hole drilling.
Reference Torque Chart
Pressure (psi) Torque (ft/lbs)
1600 6941
1800 7808
2000 8677
2200 9544
2400 10,411
2600 11,280
2800 12,147
3000 13,014
Reference Speed Chart
Flow (gpm) Speed (rpm)
15 7
20 9
25 11
30 13
35 15
40 18

Output speed and torque specifications are NOT listed at 100% efficiency. Maximum efficiencies have been applied to the torque and speed charts according to the manufacturer's recommendations. Speed and torque output are dependent on the overall system efficiencies associated with the prime mover's hydraulic system. When the purchaser is determining criteria for specific applications, please contact the manufacturer. The manufacturer has made every attempt to present accurate and suitable information. This web page should be used for information and comparative purposes only. When application-specific information is required, please contact the manufacturer.

Power Pole Drill


Pneumatic Oiler

Oiler(Recommended for use with Power Pole Drill)

Maximum Operating Pressure:

  • 7 and 12 gallon - 600 psi
  • 17 and 33 gallon - 1,000 psi

Sizes:

  • 7 gallon - 600 psi
  • 12 gallon - 600 psi
  • 17 gallon - 1,000 psi
  • 33 gallon - 1,000 psi

Features:

  • Easy to remove cap
  • No moving parts
  • No pumps
  • No wiring
  • Venturi style
  • Infinite flow control with needle valve
  • Manifold can be removed from tank and mounted remotely
  • Sight glass
  • Pressure vessel (A.S.M.E. Code Stamped)
  • 2" or 3" manifold
  • Fill while you drill
  • Fits any drill rig

Manifold needs to be mounted at lubricator bracket level or lower.
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