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Pilehire have heavy duty to light industrial Core Barrels with Rock Rollers, Bullets, Shark or Block Teeth. Our Core Barrels are purposely designed and built to be tough with strong penetration.


Common Core Barrel Problems:
  • It's not accurate enough.
  • It's inefficient.
  • It gets stuck.
  • It's got a different cutting diameter to your other tools.
  • Its teeth aren't lasting.
  • Its teeth are wrong for the type of ground you're drilling.
  • Its core is getting stuck inside the barrel.
  • Its core is getting stuck down the hole.
  • It's not strong enough, failing, tearing in half, bending, breaking or bits are falling off it.
Smart Core Barrel Solution:

Simply tell us:

  1. Your hole size
    • Depth
    • Diameter
  2. Your core size
    • Depth
    • Diameter
  3. Your ground condition
    • Soft rock
    • Hard rock
    • Tree root
  4. Your machine specs
    • Tonnage
    • Make and model

Done. Problem solved!

Core Barrel Specs:
  • Teeth types include:
    • Rock Rollers.
    • Bullet Teeth.
    • Shark Teeth.
    • Block Teeth.
  • Sizes range from 200mm to 1200mm diameter:
    • Light duty suits small machines up to 45 tonne.
    • Heavy duty suits drilling rigs and up to 50mm flights and heavy stems.
  • Kelly box sizes range from 50mm to 200mm:
    • Hex, round and square drives.
  • Suits ground conditions:
    • Soft rock.
    • Hard rock.
    • Tree root.
  • Can be adapted to suit any machine.
  • Are rigorously maintained, repaired & serviced to be strong, durable and efficient.
  • Are available for immediate hire nationwide.
  • Fully reinforced for greater strength and penetration.
9 Key Reasons To Use Our Core Barrel:
  • We're the ONLY drilling and piling hire company in NZ that offers such a large variety of options, sizes, power and capabilities.
  • We're the MOST experienced in manufacturing heavy duty drilling equipment.
  • We manufacture, modify and repair fully reinforced, heavy duty to light industrial core barrels (for greater durability).
  • We don't want our core barrels to fail, so they're rigorously maintained.
  • We've adaptors available to suit all machines.
  • We'll hire you a replacement core barrel while we repair yours.
  • We ensure that our repaired core barrels are always made better than they were before.
  • We're experienced in developing 'out of the box' requests.
  • They're available for immediate hire nationwide (short or long term).
7 Key Reasons To Hire A Core Barrel:
  1. No capital outlay, depreciation or storage costs.
  2. Increased productively, as you get the exact core barrel you need.
  3. Greater budgeting and cost control, as the amount on invoice is the only cost to pay.
  4. Greater ease to on-charge the cost to your client.
  5. No spare parts, maintenance or mechanical costs (note you are liable for damages).
  6. Less concerns about breakages, due to meticulous manufacturing & maintenance control.
  7. Instant access to a wide variety of options, sizes, power and capabilities.