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Tranter Rock Drills - Percussive Rock Drills and Hard Rock Tools

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Tranters S215 Jackhammer.

Tranter Rock Drills, new only in name, are the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) for the market-leading range of SECO rock drills. Tranter Rock Drills, a subsidiary of Tranter Holdings, has had its manufacturing operations in Roodepoort, South Africa, since 1940 (operating as Tranter since 2008).


Rock drill drifters

Rock drill drifters

BB35 paving breaker.

Tranter supplies the following rock frill drifters:

S140 rear drive drifter – powerful 140mm-diameter bore drifter rock drill for shaft-sinking operations

S36RB – powerful 114mm drifter with ratchet ring/rifle bar rotation mechanism for long-hole drilling underground mining operations

S36IR – powerful 114mm drifter with independently controlled rotation mechanism for long-hole drilling underground mining operations

Rock drill jackhammers and breakers

Tranter supplies a range of rock drill jackhammers and breakers, including:

S25M2 – reduced noise level (muffled), hard-hitting, powerful jackhammer designed for use in any development-end drilling operation where the operator can adopt a standing posture
S215M2 – reduced noise level (muffled), lightweight, powerful jackhammer for blasthole drilling in low-stoping height conditions
S21B – tough, reliable jackhammer for drilling small blastholes downwards and block splitting in the dimensional stone industry
BB35 – heavy-duty paving breaker capable of cutting tarmac and reinforced concrete on construction sites and breaking up boulders in mining and quarrying applications

Longhole drilling accessories and airlegs


OEM for SECO range of rock drills.

Tranter provide longhole drilling accessories and airlegs, including:

Longhole drilling accessories – including screw feeds, hose sets and control levers, pneumatic centralisers, lubricators and rock drill mounting bar gears
Airlegs – designed for use with the SECO range of rock drills but may be used with a drill of similar characteristics

Drill rods and bits

Drill rods and bits manufacture the 11° taper rocket system for bits to fit the 22mm and 25mm hexagon drill rods. Bits utilise tungsten carbide tipped buttons. Rods are available with standard 159mm stem end rubber collar and are available in standard lengths between 0.9m and 4.2m long.
We also provide rock drill maintenance and performance evaluation services.


International rock drill services

International rock drill services

Our S140 shaft-sinking drill.


Tranter Rock Drills services both local and international clients. Locally, we have a dedicated team of representatives spread nationally.

We serve the Sub-Sahara African region, and other countries globally either directly, or via our distribution partners.

hard rock

Hard-rock drilling, rubber collar, taper rods and button bits.


Our high-quality rock drills and accessories are designed to lower your business operational costs. We offer an exceptional team to service your business, and an after-sales support structure to suit your company.
Tranter's new rock drill muffling technology has been commercially available from Tranter since 2008, and complies with the 2013 noise regulations well in advance.

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