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Montabert Micro CPA Drill Breaks Ground in North America

Tue May 07, 2013 - National Edition
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The CPA drill covers a large area and can drill wherever you can reach, saving on moving and setup time.
The CPA drill covers a large area and can drill wherever you can reach, saving on moving and setup time.
The CPA drill covers a large area and can drill wherever you can reach, saving on moving and setup time. The CPA 225E weighs 3,100 lbs. (1,406 kg) and mounts on excavators in the class range of 15 to 25 tons (13.6 to 22.6 t).

Tramac by Montabert broke new ground in Fredricksburg, Texas, with its new Montabert Micro CPA drill. Representatives from Montabert and Dallas Drilling and Hydraulics joined Montabert customer Patricia Donato of EnFuse Inc. to witness the new product in action on an EnFuse job site.

“We are excited about the Micro CPA drill,” said Donato. “The technology and engineering behind this drilling attachment is second to none and we are very pleased to have been the first to purchase one in North America.”

The CPA drill covers a large area and can drill wherever you can reach, saving on moving and setup time. In addition, the attachment can be radio controlled and an optional dust collector system can be installed.

Jim Lafon, project manager of the CPA drill program, said, “This is a momentous occasion for the drilling division of Montabert, and it is only the beginning.” This addition to the Montabert line of products enhances the product offering and speaks to the engineering innovation that our brand prides itself on.

“The CPA drill is effective in specialty applications like foundation, tie back projects, slide stabilization, tunneling, tied rods, roof bolting and anchor bolting,” said Lafon. “We have an experienced and dedicated support and service team that is committed to ensuring our attachments function at maximum capacity.”

The CPA 225E weighs 3,100 lbs. (1,406 kg) and mounts on excavators in the class range of 15 to 25 tons (13.6 to 22.6 t).?The attachment’s drilling diameter is up to 3 in. (7.6 cm) and can drill to a depth of 14 ft. (4.3 m). With the addition of a 12-ft. (3.6 m) rod adder it can drill to a depth of 26 ft. (7.9 m).

The Micro CPA II mounts on 5-ton (4.5 t) and larger carriers, which includes mini excavator, backhoe loaders and skid steer loaders. The bit diameter is up to 3 in. and it can drill to a single pass depth of 10 ft. (3 m). Both the Micro CPA and CPA 225E utilize an air flushing compressor of 185 cfm.