Furukawa Rock Drill USA Introduces HCR1100-ER Drill; New Product Drills Larger Diameter Holes While Offering Enhanced Operator Control

KENT, OH – September 20, 2016Furukawa Rock Drill USA, a leading manufacturer of blast hole drills, hydraulic breakers and various other attachments for skid steers, mini excavators, backhoes and excavators, is introducing a high performing blast hole drill that delivers better penetration than its predecessor with increased impact – all while offering enhanced fuel efficiency. The HCR1100-ER’s innovative platform is also an all-around homerun for operators – recognizing their need for better output, easier operation and on-the-job safety.

When coupled with new the Furukawa HD822 drifter (patent applied for), the HCR1100-ER Drill is proven to minimize drill noise and vibration while increasing performance. Specifically, the drill delivers 26.7% more impact and 13% more airflow than its predecessor, giving customers the ability to drill larger diameter holes in harder rock.

For the operator, the HCR1100-ER is all about ease and performance. The duel dampening system stabilizes the bit against the rock, ensuring efficient energy transfer and straighter holes; in fact the system automatically adjusts the drifter for maximum performance regardless of the rock condition. In overall design, the control station is positioned to keep the operator away from drill rotation and dust, while the monitoring system gives a quick visual of engine temperature, hydraulic oil temperature and fluid levels.

Other innovative performance features of the HCR1100-ER include:

  • A low emission, Tier-IV Cummins® engine that meets strict North American exhaust emissions regulations.
  • FRD’s TFSS (total fuel savings system), so the operator can select the optimum engine speed for the application.
  • A rod changer that allows for the install of five drill steels plus one starter rod.
  • A winch-ready frame that adds application versatility.
  • Optional wireless remote allows tramming and drilling from a secondary location.

Additional improvements include increased performance features for better: impact rates (up to 3,300 blows per minute), drifter power (up to 29.5 HP), traction (up to 19,700 lb-force), shoe width (up to 13-inches) and dust collection (up to 918 cfm [26m3/min]).

For more information on the HCR1100-ER drill, contact FRD USA today at 330.673.5826 or visit us at www.frdusa.com

Furukawa Rock Drill USA is a leading manufacturer of blast hole drills, hydraulic breakers and various other attachments for skid steer, mini excavators, backhoes and excavators. FRD USA Attachment Division (formerly marketed as Kent Demolition Tool) is a leading brand throughout North and Central America, and FRD USA Rock Drill Division offers a complete line of advanced drills and accessories for construction and quarry sites.