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B470 XP-2

The Casagrande B470 XP-2 can rapidly drill deep and large piles in hard soils
  • 450 kW

    Engine Power

  • 660 kN

    Extraction Force

  • 3500 MM

    Rotary Diameter

  • 111 M

    Rotary Depth

  • 1000 MM

    Shoes Width

  • 530 kN

    Main Line Pull

  • 160 kN

    Aux Line Pull

  • 660 kN

    Crowd Force

  • 26000 MM

    Stroke Force

  • 470 kNm

    Rotary Head Torque

  • 50 RPM

    Drilling Speed

  • 167 T

    Operating Weight

  • 3500-5200 MM

    Width Of Crawer

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Casagrande’s new series of XP-2 hydraulic piling rigs are designed and built using the latest state-of the-art techniques. A range of machines engineered to satisfy the needs of the most demanding contractor with emphasis on performance, reliability and economy.

The Casagrande B470 XP-2 is a multifunction machine designed to drill boreholes, to insert and extract casings, to power a casing oscillator, for piling by the continuous flight auger method and ready for conversion in diaphragm wall equipment.

Due to the high torque of the rotary head of up to 470 kNm, the HD kelly bars and a powerful winch, the B470 XP-2 can rapidly drill deep and large piles in hard soils. The crowd winch will drive casings deep into the ground with extreme accuracy having a line pull of 660 kN and rotary head stroke of 26 m.

“Keep the operator happy in a comfortable working environment” is our formula for added productivity. The B470 XP-2 is designed to satisfy the severe European Union standards on safety and is manufactured to comply with the ISO 9001 requirements on quality.


The Smart Power Management (SPM) is an intelligent engine power management system that improves performances and productivity of the machinery. The SPM system monitors the momentary power flows and immediately allocates the available power to the different jobs, so the operation function has always the maximum power available.


The new superstructure has been designed with manual canopy openings for quick and easy access during inspections and maintenance. Optional Stairs, platforms and railings provide excellent and safe accessibility to the engines, hydraulic and electronic systems and winches for inspection and maintenance. Optional cameras and display monitors give the operator full visibility of the winches, the sides and rear of the machine.


The new XP-2 series hydraulic and electronic systems can directly control the performance of the hydraulic pumps in order to achieve efficient, precise and rapid execution of all operations. The powerful diesel engine uses a highly efficient coupler to transmit the required power to the latest generation of hydraulic pumps, whilst ensuring reduced pollutant emissions and minimal fuel consumption. The hydraulic system layout, combined with specific chosen components has optimized efficiency leading to reduced load losses and fuel consumption.


The XP-2 control system offers a number of advantages for the operator including: monitoring of all working functions and parameters, diagnostics of the working systems to ensure constant monitoring of the sensor and component status, easy conversion to any drilling arrangement using the control system: there is no need for manual intervention when changing drilling settings, customization of the working parameters, remote rig assistance, diagnostics, monitoring of the working parameters.

Technical Data

B470 XP-2 Piling Rig EU USA
Max depth  111 m 364 ft
Max diameter 3500 mm 138 in
Engine power 563 kW 755 HP
Width of crawler 5200 mm 17 ft
Shoes width 1000 mm 39 in
Line pull 560 kN 125,900 lbf
Line pull 170 kN 38,200 lbf
Extraction force 400 kN 90,000 lbf
Crowd force 250 kN 56,200 lbf
Stroke 7000 mm 23 ft
Extraction force 690 kN 155,120 lbf
Crowd force 660 kN 155,120 lbf
Stroke 26000 mm 85 ft
Torque 467 kNm 344,440 lbf·ft
Drilling speed 50 rpm 50 rpm
Weight in working condition 167 t 368,170 lbs

Standard Equipment

      • SPM control system – Smart Power Management
      • 12″ touch screen display for visualization and drilling parameter settings
      • Drilling depth measurement and automatic mast verticality control
      • Automatic idling mode with engine start/stop for fuel saving
      • Smart lowering and overload protection for main winch
      • Rotary shaking system for tool discharge
      • Crowd force control for pull down winch and crowd ram
      • CFA feed control
      • Hook on auxiliary line
      • Protective roof guard (FOPS compliant)
      • Air condition system
      • Cab side catwalk
      • Electric refueling pump
      • Undercarriage with H frame, removable tracks and 4 lifting cylinders


    • Lateral catwalks and handrails
    • Railings on upper structure
    • Water pre-heating system for starting engine at low temperatures
    • Automatic centralized greasing system
    • Radio remote control for rigging/derigging
    • Video unit with two cameras and one 7″ monitor to control winches and the rear of the machine
    • Automatic self alignment on drilling axis
    • Casagrande FleetMaster remote rig control and monitoring via internet
    • Transport kit according to required transport configuration


    • Rotary head extension to increase the drilling diameter
    • Mast extension for extended version
    • H50 hydraulic torque multiplier for driving casings Max. torque 575 kNm
    • Cardanic joint for rotary head
    • Double rotary head system VdW3015
    • Main controlled winch 360 kN nominal line pull
    • Main controlled winch 530 kN nominal line pull
    • Auxiliary free fall winch 165 kN nominal line pull
    • Load cell on auxiliary winch for line pull monitoring
    • Pull control and overload protection for pull-down winch
    • Arrangement for casing oscillator
    • Casing oscillator GCL 2000 SEB


    • Measurement and visualization of extraction force.
    • Rotating CFA cleaner hydraulically operated
    • Star CFA cleaner
    • CFA lower guide with hydraulic opening
    • Crowd winches for CFA. Max crowd force 2 x 55
    • Hydraulic vibrator for cages
    • Instrument for measuring, displaying and recording of drilling parameters. The instrument is complete with software for processing the data on a PC
    • Instrument for continuous extraction of CFA

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