About Us

K40 Low headroom drilling rig

Industry Leaders in Micropiling & Limited Access Drilling Rigs

Hammer Drilling Rigs was founded in 2008 to meet the growing demand for cost effective drilling solutions in the geothermal and micropiling industries. Hammer Drilling Rigs is the exclusive source of the famous Techno Drill line of drilling rig products and components, specializing in compact, limited access drilling rigs, mast attachments and high torque drilling components.

Designed and built in the UK in 1989 by Techno Drill Ltd the original TD308, now the K40, has served some of the largest drilling companies around the world for over 25 years. Hammer Drilling Rigs is proud to be built on this time tested power and durability.

Simon DuckFounder & CEO

Our History
1979 - 1st Micropiling Rig

The ‘Bunny Drill’ was the first limited access micropiling rig to become commercially available in Europe and the UK in the early 80’s. The design went on to become the TD308.

td308 drilling now the K40 Drilling Rig
1989 - Techno Drill Ltd - UK

Techno Drill Ltd was formed and began building high torque micropiling rigs starting with the TD308, now the K40 Drilling Rig, for the global drilling market.

td308 drilling rig
2008 - Hammer Drilling Rigs

Founded in North Carolina, Hammer Drilling Rigs was built around the time tested power and durability of the Techno Drill rigs that have been in the industry for over 30 years.

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