Key Specifications
Recommended hole diameter 115-203 mm / 4 ½-8″
Drill rod / tube diameter 89, 102, 114, 127 and 140 mm / 3 ½, 4 and 4 ½, 5 and 5 ½”
DTH-hammer 4, 5 and 6 in. (Sandvik RH460 & RH560)
Engine type Caterpillar C15
Engine output power 403 kW /1800 rpm
Flushing air capacity 8.3 m³/min, at 24 bar / 1000 cfm at 348 psi
Operator cabin iCab
Certificate ROPS and FOPS
Transport Length 12.4 m / 40.7 ft
Transport Width 3.0 m / 9.8 ft
Transport Height 3.5 m / 11.5 ft
Weight approx. 25,100 kg / 55,336 lbs


Leopard DI650i is a diesel powered, self-contained crawler mounted intelligent down-the-hole drill rig designed for demanding high-capacity production drilling applications in surface mining, as well as large-scale quarry applications. The drill is equipped with an operator’s cabin, fixed boom, dry dust collector, drill pipe changer and incorporates a state-of-art design and layout.

Leopard DI650i comes with a range of new or re-designed components to boost its productivity. The standard rotary head option HTRH6, has a proven track record on current Sandvik DTH rigs. A new heavy-duty option MRH6 especially designed for Leopard DI650i is aimed to perform in the most robust environments and larger hole sizes. It is a perfect fit for Sandvik’s new powerful RH560-series DTH hammers. In addition to a powerful engine and compressor, the Leopard DI650i incorporates a highly ergonomic iCAB cabin, excellent serviceability, mobility and fuel economy, along with scalable automation packages to offer excellent overall productivity.


    • scalable automation from on-board options to full automation systems
    • ground level access to all daily maintenance and service points
    • most silent and ergonomic iCAB cabin in the market with excellent visibility
    • power tramming and outstanding stability
    • intelligent hydraulic and compressor systems for better fuel efficiency