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Bauer BG 40 H Vertical Drill

Key Specifications

Operating Weight Max Kelly Depth Footprint
154 tons  48.0 meters 5.31m x 4.0m

The Bauer Equipment BG40 is a 54-ton track mounted vertical drill rig used primarily for large diameter drilled shafts, deep soil mixing, cased secant piles, stone columns or applications where large diameter sectional casing is required.  It is capable of drilling shafts up to 10 feet in diameter to depths up to 48m.

Technical Specifications:

  • Max Diameter: Capable of drilling boreholes with diameters up to 3000mm
  • Drilling Depth: It has a maximum drilling depth of approximately 48.0 meters
  • Max Reach: 5.550 meters
  • Clearance: 28.1 meters

Key Features:

  • Versatility: Its design allows for a variety of drilling methods including Kelly drilling, cased secant piles, stone columns, deep soil mixing, and more.
  • Robustness: Engineered for tackling challenging geotechnical projects with demanding ground conditions.
  • Safety Enhancements: Features several safety mechanisms including an advanced control system for precise operations and ensuring worker safety.
  • Efficiency: High engine power and torque output contribute to efficient drilling operations.
  • Environmental Considerations: Some models come with noise reduction and emission control features.


  • Earth Retention: Ideal for constructing retaining walls and other earth retention structures.
  • Foundation Drilling: Used extensively for drilling deep foundations like bored piles.
  • Groundwater Control: Capable of drilling wells for dewatering and other groundwater control measures.
  • Exploratory Drilling: Suitable for geotechnical investigations and exploratory drilling

The Bauer BG 40 Rotary Drilling Rig stands as a reliable and efficient choice for geotechnical engineering and construction firms, ensuring project requirements are met with technical precision and operational safety.