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About us

Prime Drilling operates worldwide, specializing in Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology. With over 30 years of experience in manufacturing high quality HDD rigs, we set the standards in the global HDD industry.

We offer tailor-made technology solutions and refined ingenuity with extensive experience to customize equipment designs to maximize our client’s needs.

Investing in Prime Drilling products provides additional advantage of universal compatibility with global parts supplier and an outstanding industry record in equipment productivity, both resulting in cost savings for our clients. The extra long life of the equipment makes our rigs really unique.

We support our clients with technical training, preparation and planning from the first concept to onsite execution.

Prime Drilling’s mission is to optimize the success of our clients by delivering innovative technology, design solutions, customized products, and reliable service through a committed partnership.

Products and services

Scope of supply: HDD drill rigs, Compact drill rigs with on-board mud pump, Prime Pipe Pusher, mud pumps, mud mixing and recycling units, accessories (drill pipes, reaming tools, survey/ locating systems, jobsite equipment).

HDD Compact Drill Rigs with ‘on board’ X-Pump

HDD Compact Drill Rigs with ‘on board’ X-Pump

The notable feature of the compact rig’s ‘on board’ pump saves space during transport while allowing for very fast set-up and greater flexibility on the jobsite. This innovative, state-of-the-art Prime Drilling rig is available with a 300 to 800 kN pull force or, as special version, with up to 15,000 kN pull force and with special 1,600 l mud pump.

Prime Pipe Pusher

Prime Pipe Pusher

The Prime Pipe Pusher not only provides extra push or pull force with pipe pullback, but also offers the perfect solution for application combined with a tunnel boring machine. Push force is transferred to several tensioning chains installed into a housing on the pipe, which then allows for pull force. The tensioning chain’s geometric shape guarantees even surface pressure at the circumference of the pipe allowing a push force transfer up to 100 tons per chain.

HDD Rigs 150-600 tons

HDD Rigs 150-600 tons

These HDD high-tech rigs score in rugged performance with their 1,500-6,000 kN pull force. Their proven rack & pinion feeding system provides exceptional push and pull-back power while the compact structure and modular design allow for easy operation.
Prime Drilling’s HDD Rigs remarkable features of robust quality, low maintenance construction, and extra-long service life make this HDD Rig unique.

News & Innovations

Compact drilling rig with on-board mud pump and newly innovative drill pipe magazine 

Prime Drilling’s state-of-the-art Compact Drill Rigs are now equipped with a newly innovative drill pipe magazine. The automatic drill pipe change not only protects the pipe threads by automatic screwing but also enables to reduce construction time and personnel expenses considerably.| » Further reading 

Mud Pump X-series with new electronic gearshift 

Prime Drilling’s patented X-pump now comes with a new electronic gearshift. In combination with eccentric wheels used instead of a conventional crankshaft this innovation makes the X-pump a high-power but low-maintenance product.| » Further reading 


Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 4
57482 Wenden

Phone: +49 2762 930960
Fax: +49 2762 93096-950

Hubertus Bettendorf
Int. Sales Manager
Phone: +49 151 15030224

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