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Atlas Copco Secoroc Powerbit offers greater productivity, longer bit life


Powerbit, the all-new range of top hammer bits for surface drilling, gets more feet before the first regrind. The Atlas Copco Powerbit series is designed to last longer with increased performance in any rock – hard to soft, abrasive to non-abrasive.

Powerbits T45
All aspects of drill-bit technology combine to ensure the longest possible service life for Powerbit. The range features an entirely new bit shape with a harder, stronger steel bit body. Previously incorporated semi-ballistic buttons have been replaced with Atlas Copco Secoroc’s unique, trapezoid-shaped buttons – Trubbnos.

Patented Enduro Extra surface treatment gives the bit superior strength to endure all rock types. Results of 20 test series conducted at 13 sites globally, drilling more than 164,000 feet, in a variety of rock conditions demonstrated increases in service of 20 percent or more than the market’s leading competitor bits with penetration rate increases of up to 10 percent.

Product Manager of Atlas Copco Top Hammer Rock Drilling Tools Ross Gjerde said, “Our power bit testing domestically and abroad has consistently demonstrated substantial improvements in bit life when compared to our old assortment, and competitive product.

The addition of Powerbit series to Atlas Copco Secoroc offerings makes bit choice easier, reducing the required range of bit types for top hammer drillers by approximately 30 percent.

Powerbits T45 with Trubbnos HD buttons
Atlas Copco Secoroc supports the Powerbit series with a complete family of tooling, from tophammer shank adapters to drill rods. The proven combination of material choice, heat treatment, and the unique T-WiZ threads give top hammer drillers increased up-time and productivity that keep drillers competitive in all site conditions.

Contact information:
  • Sofie Gielen, Marketing Communications Director
    Mining, Rock Excavation and Construction LLC
    Telephone: 720-235-2325; Fax: 303-288-8828

Atlas Copco Mining & Rock Excavation is responsible for the sales, aftersales service and rental of equipment for surface and underground rock excavation, exploration drilling, rock reinforcement, ground engineering, water well, oil and gas drilling. The company is headquartered near Denver, Colorado. The business extends its reach through a nationwide network of sales and service stores and specialist distributors. More information: 800-732-6762,,, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google+.