Supplier Information

Name: Novatek
Contact: Sales or JulianWills
Phone: 011 210 0700
Email: sales@novatek.co.za
Website: http://www.novatek.co.za
Address: 6 Kindon Rd, undefined, undefined, Gauteng, 2091

Novatek water rockdrills are used for drilling of blastholes and roofbolt holes. Drilling rates are much higher than pneumatic drills and ability in fractured rock is excellent due to the independent rotation system. Energy usage is typically 80% less than pneumatic drills. • Available to suit a range of operating pressures. • Lightweight and ergonomic; able to be operated by a single person. • Use as a jackdrill (with a thrustleg) or on a drill feed. May be remote operated for feed use. • Able to use 22 mm drillsteel (up to 1.5 m length) or 25 mm drillsteels. • Able to recirculate up to 75% of exhaust water (with additional hose). • In production use since 1991.

Equipment Type





Mining Type


Mine Development

Stoping, Mine development, Roofbolting, Support drilling,

Mining Activity

Drilling, Roofbolting

Mining Method

Conventional, Mechanised, Hybrid


Gold, Platinum, Chrome, Hardrock

Energy source

Logistics & materials handling



Operating Pressure: 14 to 18 for HP version, 10 to 16 for MP version (MPa)
: Refer to datasheet for complete specifications
Penetration rate: Up to 1 m/min in Norite, 34 mm button bit
  • Get In Touch
  • Mandela Mining Precinct, Carlow Rd, cnr Rustenburg Rd, Melville, Johannesburg, 2109
  • Jean-Jacques Verhaeghe
  • 011 358 0000
  • jverhaeghe@mandelaminingprecinct.org.za
  • www.mandelaminingprecinct.org.za
  • Get In Touch
  • Corner of Carlow and Rustenburg roads, Melville, Johannesburg, 2109
  • Elizabeth Jansen Van Vuuren
  • 011 358 0001
  • admin@memsa.org.za
  • www.memsa.org.za