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Booth number: 103

About us

Prime Drilling operates worldwide, specializing in Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology. With over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing of high quality HDD rigs, we have set the standards in the global HDD industry.

We offer tailor-made technology solutions and refined ingenuity with extensive experience to customize equipment designs to maximize our client’s needs.
Investing in Prime Drilling products provides additional advantage of universal compatibility with global parts supplier and an outstanding industry record in equipment productivity, both resulting in cost savings for our clients. The extra long life of the equipment makes our rigs really unique.

We support our clients with technical training, planning and preparation from the conceptualization of the project through to its on-site execution. Prime Drilling’s mission is to optimize the success of our clients by delivering innovative technology, design solutions, customized products, and reliable service through a committed partnership.

Products and services

HDD Rigs 150-600 tons
These HDD high-tech rigs score in rugged performance with their 1,500-6,000 kN pull force. Their proven rack & pinion feeding system provides exceptional push and pull-back power while the compact structure and modular design allow for easy operation.
Prime Drilling’s HDD Rigs remarkable features of robust quality, low maintenance construction, and extra-long service life make this HDD Rig unique.

HDD Compact Drill Rigs with ‘on board’ X-Pump
The notable feature of the compact rig’s ‘on board’ pump saves space during transport while allowing for very fast set-up and greater flexibility on the jobsite. This innovative, state-of-the-art Prime Drilling rig is available with a 300 to 800 kN pull force or, as special version, with up to 15,000 kN pull force and with special 1,600 l mud pump. 




News & Innovations

New Rock Drilling Rig with patented Prime Double Rod System 

Prime Drilling’s newly innovative Rock Drilling Rig with Prime Double Rod System and ‘on board’ pump is equipped with double pipes and available in capacities ranging from 400 to 1,500 kN pull force.

The new rock drilling rig is the first of its kind on the market featuring power levels >50 t. The inner and outer drill pipes are independently driven by two sliding rotary heads. The drill bit that powers the inner pipe is available with torque from 9,000 up to 45,000 Nm, depending on the type of rig. This combination creates drilling results in the most difficult geological conditions.
The outstanding feature for this rig is the ability to use any common locating system with double rod operation, even use of a wire-line system is possible. 


Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 4
57482 Wenden

Phone: +49 2762 93096-0

Ralf Kiesow
International Sales & Service Director
Phone: +49 2762 93096-0

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