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Carlson Boretrak 2

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  • Carlson Boretrak 2
  • Carlson Boretrak 2
Carlson Boretrak 2 Carlson Boretrak 2

IMPROVE SAFETY

  • Accurately measure borehole deviation and effectively use the data to plan projects safely and in compliance with auditing requirements
  • Record and visualize 3D data on drilling activity from ground level or underground site
  • Comply with quarrying legislation
    Avoid the potential risks and costs associated with blasting from deviated or un-surveyed boreholes

INCREASE BLASTING AND WORKFORCE EFFICIENCY

  • Optimizes blasting and engineering works by easily creating detailed maps of drilling activity
  • Reduces the need for large teams with entire drilling sites able to be measured and modeled in hours
  • Portable, lightweight, and hand-deployable, the system is designed to be used by a single operator
  • Checks drilled holes and produces in-the-field reports in minutes
  • On-site drilling operations become data-led with no guesswork and knowledge gaps

WORKS RELIABLY IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

  • Designed for the rugged mining and quarrying environments – harsh weather, muddy holes, extreme temperatures, and ruggedized treatment
  • Have confidence that the system will last for years, giving accurate and reliable data in the toughest conditions
  • Capable of operating in areas of magnetic interference and in flooded holes

GYRO-BASED SOLUTION

The Boretrak2 utilizes a miniature inertial measurement unit (IMU) which contains a triaxial accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyro. Prior to deployment, the probe is calibrated against a known orientation on a supplied jig. This establishes a starting reference azimuth for the gyro. The gyro provides the Boretrak2 with an accurate, live heading which is tracked as the probe is deployed along the borehole.

DEPLOYMENT ACCESSORIES

The incorporation of a gyro means that the Boretrak2 is not reliant on a magnetic compass or on physical rod alignment to establish the changing direction and orientation of the borehole.

The gyro frees up the Boretrak2 to be deployed using a variety of methods. Downhole, the probe can be lowered on a simple wireline. Horizontal and uphole the Boretrak2 can be supplied with a semi-rigid pushrod system, spooled out from a cable reel. Alternatively, traditional Boretrak rods can be used and an adaptor allows customized deployment devices to be fabricated for applications unique to your site.

 

 

 

 

 

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