Rock Drill Maintenance

  • Product Family MAGNACORE
  • Subcategory ELEMENT

TIP Description

This TIPs sheet provides several ways to maintain your skid steer and excavator. Following these practices will optimize future uses and increase longevity.

Best Tips:

  1. 1. Check for wear on your centralizer gates before and after each use to ensure your machine is running in optimal conditions.
  2. 2. Grease often. There are several grease points within the machine, it is best practice to ensure those are well-greased during use to allow the machine to run smoothly.
  3. 3. Check Nylatron Wearpads for any possible wear. Over time, these wearpads become thin through constant use, so to ensure efficient
  4. 4. Check that your hydraulic hose connections are tight and that your hoses are free of any potential snagging.
  5. 5.Use Rock Drills Biodegradable Rock Drill Oil for optimal use.
  6. 6.Over time, feed rail chains will loosen causing excessive wear on the primary sprocket of the feed rail chain. Check the brass ring within the sprocket to see if any signs of wear. If not, proceed to tighten as normal, checking rigidity at the middle of the chain.
  7. 7. The mist pump accessory can serve a double purpose as a pressure washer. A best practice is to clean the machine in between uses to increase the longevity of the machine.
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Tim Comb


Tim is the President of Intech Anchoring and has 25 years of experience in the Civil Engineering and Geostructural Industry. Tim has developed extensive industry knowledge by working to support the needs of specialty contractors at each and every business level. Tim’s diverse industry background has given him exposure to a wide variety civil construction projects, ranging from the simplest residential applications to the most complex commercial and industrial projects. Coupled with a highly skilled and educated team, Tim focuses on providing the highest quality products and solutions to Intech Anchoring’s customers in order to consistently exceed expectations.