Deep Foundation Drilling Equipment

Heavy Construction Equipment for Deep Pile Foundation, Diaphragm Wall, Tunnel, and Marine Construction

LPR Global offers the full range of deep foundation equipment for civil and offshore industries with a focus on concrete pile foundation drilling, diaphragm wall construction, and marine infrastructure.


With a strong focus on product development, our Korean manufacturer will modify the equipment for our clients’ specific needs according to site and soil conditions. Compared to leading manufacturers of deep foundation equipment and hydraulic drilling machinery, LPR Global is pleased to offer extremely competitive pricing and manufacturing lead times as short as 3 months.


Our Korean manufacturer is the first to offer Reverse Circulation Drilling Machines with diameters up to 7.5 m. Our Reverse Circulation (RC) Drilling Machines are used for constructing wind towers, piers and ports in difficult marine soil conditions. They are also capable of inland or offshore excavations over 60 m in depth.


Our clients include specialized foundation drilling contractors, heavy civil construction companies, geotechnical engineering companies, and heavy construction equipment suppliers. To support these clients in 5 different continents, our global network of engineers and technicians are available for local aftersales support.

Large Bore Pile Foundation Drilling


As a turnkey supplier of deep foundation drilling equipment, LPR Global offers Korean-standard machinery for pile foundation, slurry wall, trench shoring, tunnel boring, and marine construction.


With our in-house design, development, and manufacturing teams, our equipment can be modified to our clients’ site and soil conditions. Being headquartered in a mountainous country surrounded by the ocean on 3 sides, we are experts in diverse and difficult drilling conditions.


Our pile foundation machinery includes:

  • Reverse Circulation Drilling Machine
  • Casing Oscillators & Casing Rotators
  • Pile Guide Frames
  • Hammer Grabs

Reverse Circulation Drilling Machine


As a global leader in RC Drilling Machine manufacturing, we offer the most competitive solutions for hydraulic large bore piling construction. With diameters of up to 7.5m, LPR Global’s Reverse Circulation Drilling Machine is best suited for large bore vertical excavation in all soil conditions.


Our Reverse Circulation Drilling machine was developed with low noise and vibration for heavy civil construction in urban or sensitive environments. Therefore, it is suitable for inshore construction of urban high-rise buildings and underground subways, as well as marine construction of bridges and wind tower installations. Furthermore, the RC drilling machine is designed for minimal overflow of the cuttings for efficient, clean site maintenance.


Powered by our hydraulic power pack, our RC drilling machine has a Power Swivel Torque of 160 kNm up to 1,200 kNm. Moreover, our Reverse Circulation Drilling Machine goes beyond the market standard with with a patented drill bit and normalized heat treatment for improved strength.


Overview of Specifications:

  • Drilling Diameter: 1.5 m to 7.5 m
  • Power Swivel Torque: 160 kNm to 1,200 kNm
  • Drilling Speed: 11 RPM to 3.2 RPM
  • Thrust (Up): 945 kN to 4,240 kN
  • Thrust (Down): 645 kN to 2,350 kN


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Casing Oscillator & Rotator

LPR Global’s casing oscillator helps transfer high structural loads to the ground layer during pile foundation construction.

Our casing oscillators are specifically designed for large bore construction with pile diameters from 1,500 mm to 3,300 mm. Equipped with 3 hydraulic cylinders powered by our hydraulic power pack, our oscillator has excellent ability to excavate and extract large foundation piles.

Overview of Casing Oscillator Specifications:

  • Lifting Stroke: 600 mm to 650 mm
  • Lifting force: 2,250 kN to 9,100 kN
  • Clamping force: 1,820 kN to 5,450 kN
  • Rotation angle: 25°
  • Oscillating Torque: 3,500 kNm to 13,350 kNm
  • Casing Diameter: 1.5 m to 3.3 mm
  • Width of Machine: 3,547 mm to 4,880 mm
  • Length of Machine: 6,600 mm to 10,570 mm

Overview of Casing Rotator:

  • Casing Diameter: 2 m to 3 m
  • Casing Diameter: 1 m to 2 m
  • Lifting Stroke: 750 kN
  • Lifting Force: 3,519 kN to 5,498 kN
  • Push-down Force: 766 kN to 1,257 kN (additional 250-350 in dead weight)
  • Clamping Force: 8,442 kN to 13,085 kN

Pile Guide Frame

LPR Global’s pile guide frame is specially designed to increase efficiency and precision of deep foundation construction in marine conditions. The pile guide frame supports the drilling and vibratory positioning of vertical and inclined piles.


As our large bore pile guides are installed on the bull rail of jack-up barges, they can be used for the construction of deep foundation in diverse marine environments.


Pile Guide Frame Overview:

  • Working Diameters: 1,200 mm to 3,000 mm
  • Moving Speed: 0 to 2 m/min

Hammer Grab

Essential to the construction of pile foundations, LPR Global offers hammer standard and heavy-duty hammer grabs. HARDOX400 is used on the edges of our hammer grab jaws and oil-filled pulleys for a lifetime rugged service with no maintenance.


Our hammer grabs are designed for large load volumes required in heavy civil construction projects from 210 L to 8,000 L jaw capacities. Therefore, our hammer grabs are best suited for large-scale projects such as bridges, marine port facilities, and large building foundations.


Standard and Heavy-Duty Hammer Grab Specifications:

  • Casing Diameter: 1.9 m to 3 m
  • Excavation Bore Diameter: 890 mm to 2,570 mm
  • Length of Machine: 3,750 mm to 6,210 mm
  • Jaw Capacity: 210 L to 4,500 L


Additionally, LPR Global offers a patented X-Link Hammer Grab, as well as spherical hammer grabs.

X-Link Hammer Grab:

  • Casing Diameter: 1 m to 3 m
  • Excavation Bore Diameter: 850 mm to 2,800 mm
  • Length of Machine: 4,230 mm to 6,898 mm
  • Jaw Capacity: 350 L to 8,000 L

Spherical Hammer Grab:

  • Casing Diameter: 2 m to 3 m
  • Capacity: 970 L to 3,900 L
Standard-Duty Hammer Grab: HARDOX400 Jaws, 850L Load Capacity
Spherical Hammer Grab: HARDOX400 Jaws, 3,900L Load Capacity

Deep Foundation Project Experiences


Our clients include heavy civil construction companies, marine construction companies, foundation specialists, geotechnical engineering firms, and drilling & piling equipment suppliers. Our client list includes Hyundai Engineering & Construction, A. H. Beck, Keller, RIDO, and more. Please see a list of our foundation and marine equipment project references below.


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Diaphragm Wall, Cut-Off Wall, Trench Construction

Trench Cutter

LPR Global’s Hydromill Trench Cutter was developed for the excavation of deep concrete walls of over 100m in depth within short project timeframes.


A flap control system controls for deviation control and records inclination in both X and Y axes. Additionally, our house tensioning system allows for automatic movement of both hydraulic and drilling mud soil hoses, to maintain clean operation of the cut-off wall.


Hydromill Trench Cutter Specifications:

  • Trench Width: 800 mm to 1,500 mm
  • Excavation Depth: 80 m to 100 m + Applied Boom Extension of 33 m
  • Rated Output: 567 kW at 1,800 RPM
  • Mud Pump Flow Rate: 450 m3/h
  • Max. Hydraulic Press: 320 bar

Diaphragm Wall Grab

The diaphragm wall grab is used for the underground construction of deep concrete foundations. The jaws of LPR Global’s diaphragm wall grabs are manufactured with HARDOX500 for superior hardness in tough soil conditions. Furthermore, the pully mechanism is equipped with oil-filled bearings to ensure a lifetime of no maintenance.


Diaphragm Wall Grab Specifications:

  • Diaphragm Wall Width: 600 mm to 1,500 mm
  • Jaw Capacity: 540 L to 2,400 L
  • Weight of Machine Body: 10 tons to 18 tons

De-watering and Slurry Treatment Solutions

For a complete project fleet, LPR Global is a provider of de-watering and slurry treatment equipment for large construction projects.


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LPR Global’s Desander treats water bentonite, water cement and other slurries to restore the original properties of the slurries for reuse.

Desander Specifications:

  • Capacity: 150m³/h to 500 m³/h (5,300 ft³/h to 17,650 ft³/h)
  • Primary Vibration Motor: 2 kW x 6P (2 pcs)
  • Primary Screen Mesh: 5 x 25
  • Secondary Vibration Motor: 3 kW x 6P (2 pcs)
  • Secondary Screen Mesh: 0.5 x 15
  • Cyclone: D450 to 2xD670

Filter Press

Filter press treats wastewater and bentonite slurry from diaphragm wall construction sites. Process solid cakes have a 25% to 35% water content.


Filter Press Specifications:

  • Slurry Input Volume (80% water): 5.25 m³/cycle to 21.0 m³/cycle
  • Solid Cake Discharge Volume (30% water): 1.5 m³/cycle to 6.0 m³/cycle
  • Recycled Water Volume: 3.75 m³/cycle to 15.0 m³/cycle
  • Cycle Time: 40 min/cycle to 50 min/cycle

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