New electric and hybrid technologies from Bauer, RTG and Klemm

In mid-2021, Bauer Maschinen Group brought its first drilling rig with an electric drive on the market, the eBG 33. Now the company has opened up another chapter in electrification and launched the new, fully battery-powered version of its electric drilling rigs – the eBG 33 H all electric.

With the additional electrification of the main consumers such as the rotary drive and main winch, the new machine defines new standards for energy efficiency. This new eBG model relies on a completely new generation of the B-Tronic control and visualisation system, the B-Tronic 5, with innovative solutions in human-machine interaction and additional functions in the area of data management.

In addition, Bauer’s subsidiary RTG Rammtechnik GmbH has unveiled its new RG 19 T hybrid. The system capacity is achieved with a diesel engine and an additional electric drive, which considerably reduces the CO2 and noise emissions.

With this new model, RTG is setting standards in the telescopic leader segment. All RG models on the BS 55 RS and BS 65 RS base carriers can be offered with this hybrid technology in the future. The ‘operate’ remote control is also available in the hybrid version. The new RTG Pile Driver app allows the operator to handle the machine quickly and safely. Moreover, a complete service can be carried out on the equipment with the help of the app.

Bauer’s subsidiary Klemm Bohrtechnik GmbH also offers its electric model – the KR 806-3E – which features proven technology from the KR 806-3GS rig, however as an electrohydraulic, emission-free variant. The intelligent control system enables the use of batteries as a booster for drilling operation to reduce the required electricity load. Compared to the diesel-hydraulic variant, there are no restrictions when it comes to power and application.

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