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Upplandska Berg first to use new Atlas Copco drill rig

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Atlas Copco has recently introduced an updated version of the FlexiROC T30 R drill rig. The drill rig has received the designation Construction Edition, in reference to its use in urban construction applications. The focus is on operator work environment and surrounding environments, with features including silence kit, a new dust collection system (DCT), bag handling system and water mist options.

Upplandska Berg was the first company to take delivery of the drill rig, and recently had the opportunity to tour the Atlas Copco facilities in Orebo.

“For my part, it was the first time I visited the factory and it was interesting to see both our rigs on site as well as to learn about Atlas Copco’s plans for the future.” says Uppländska Berg’s CEO Robin Karlsson.

He continues: “It was also beneficial and important that we had the chance to directly address our thoughts and questions in terms of the machinery, which primarily focused on the working environment and the natural environment.”

The silence kit can reduce noise levels by as much as 10 dB, which is significant when working in urban development. The new, high performance DCT has an intelligent cleaning system that will secure suction capacity in all conditions. The system can also be equipped with a bag handling system that will further reduce dust levels. The water mist option will prevent dust from escaping into the air by binding it to water.

Uppländska Berg will use their two new FlexiROC T30 R drill rigs for contracts and projects in densely populated areas, where some of the rig’s most important new features will come in handy. The company is determined to improve their operators’ work environment and the surrounding environment without compromising profitability in operations. The FlexiROC T30 R Construction Edition is a big step for sustainable productivity.

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