Talpa Sonic Drilling Products, a European supplier of sonic products, has announced a collaboration with JKS Boyles UK as its exclusive dealer for the UK and Ireland. This partnership represents a significant milestone in expanding the reach of Talpa’s advanced drilling solutions in the region.
Talpa specialises in providing cutting-edge sonic drilling technology as an authorised reseller for Secon Sonic Technology and the Sonic Drilling Institute in Europe. Talpa brings together experts who possess in-depth knowledge of the science behind sonic drilling. This expertise allows Talpa to understand and effectively meet customers’ expectations.
Secon, a part of the Kirschenhofer Maschinen group, is a trusted partner of Talpa and with over 25 years of experience in special-purpose machine design and a team of more than 40 qualified employees, Secon has developed game-changing sonic drill heads using the science behind sonic drilling.
Kirschenhofer Maschinen ensures high accuracy and punctuality throughout the entire process, from design to assembly. Secon provides a 24-hour exchange programme when customers buy a Secon sonic head to minimise downtime and reduce costs. Within the one-year warranty, this service is provided free of charge.
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RSS Secon sonic heads have been tested the last seven years under the harshest of drilling environments and have predictable maintenance schedules.
The Sonic Drilling Institute is a research-driven organisation that focuses on advancing scientific research for sonic drillers and rig manufacturers, translating scientific knowledge into practical solutions. Listening to drillers and solving their problems lie at the core of its mission. The company is currently developing the next generation of sonic drilling technology called Sci-Ex, powered by U-Sonic, a proprietary computer code that numerically models sonic drilling systems. By synthesising scientific insights into tangible red and green zone gauges ensures optimal drilling performance.
“We are delighted to partner with Talpa Sonic Drilling Products as their exclusive dealer in the UK and Ireland,” Nathan Jones, managing director of JKS Boyles UK, said. “Talpa’s innovative Secon sonic heads perfectly align with our commitment to offering cutting-edge solutions to our customers. We are confident that our partnership will provide the drilling industry in this region with advanced sonic drilling technology that enhances efficiency and productivity.”
Iwan van der Geer, Director of Talpa Sonic Drilling Products, expressed his satisfaction with the partnership: “We are very pleased to partner with JKS Boyles bringing our products an excellent service closer to our clients in the U.K. and Ireland.”