Safer for crews  -  Faster relines  - High mill availability  

Since its introduction in 1997 and with more than 860 units sold worldwide, THUNDERBOLT Recoilless Hammers are the safest and most advanced liner removal tools (LRTs) for mill relining. As the world's only truly recoilless Hammer, and preferred by mill operators and reline crew alike, THUNDERBOLTs stand alone for reliability, longevity, productivity ― and mill availability.

Get 100% more performance  for 20% less cost*  

Not only will you get the THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 2000 Recoilless Hammer, with a force of 2000 joules per blow to quickly remove even the most stubborn bolt, but also a bonus THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 1000 at no extra cost. With a THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Power Pack, THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Mobile Jib and a full set of critical spares for each hammer, there has never been a better offer.

PRECISION PACKAGE INCLUDES:

 1 x

THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 

2000 Recoilless Hammer

 1 x

THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 

1000 Recoilless Hammer

 1 x

THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 

Power Pack

 1 x

THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 

Mobile Jib

 PLUS

  A full set of critical spares for each Hammer and more

* Precision Package includes both THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 2000 and THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 1000 Recoilless Hammers (latter included at no extra cost), THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Power Pack (swappable between both models), THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Mobile Jib (useable across entire THUNDERBOLT range), ancillaries and spares.  With the THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 1000 Hammer included at no cost, the ‘THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Precision Package’ represents 20% off RRP of the individual equipment purchased separately. Offer is available immediately on all orders placed after September 21, 2021 and before December 31, 2021 and dispatched by June 30, 2022. Limit of two Precision Packages per customer.    

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THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 2000

With selectable power including full MAGNUM-mode, the mighty new THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 2000 Recoilless Hammer will easily expedite the toughest of knock-in phases, in the most challenging of conditions for fast, reliable, safe relines and improved mill availability.

THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 1000

The THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM 1000 Recoilless Hammer is relining's most productive Hammer yet, combining a rapid fire rate to shorten knock-in duration, selectable power for guaranteed precision and a 90% vibration reduction for outstanding operator safety.

THUNDERBOLT 1500

Favoured by mill operators and reline crews for its legendary reliability, the THUNDERBOLT 1500 Special Performance Recoilless Hammer is renowned for delivering powerful productivity and supreme operator safety.

THUNDERBOLT 750

A favourite in-the-field, the THUNDERBOLT 750 Special Performance Recoilless Hammer is highly-regarded for its versatility, accelerated work-rate, responsive handling and renowned RME reliability.

THUNDERBOLT 500

The THUNDERBOLT 500 Recoilless Hammer is relining's top-of-the-line pneumatic liner bolt removal tool. It packs a punch and puts an end to unsafe practices which impact the health and safety of your relining crew. 

THUNDERBOLT 250

Light in weight but not in impact, the portable, pneumatic, THUNDERBOLT 250 Recoilless Hammer enables small-capacity mill relines and field service crews to substantially reduce downtime and increase safety.

THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Jib

The higher-reach THUNDERBOLT MAGNUM Mobile Jib not only delivers robust and reliable Hammer suspension, but significant improvements in ease-of-operation, versatility and reline safety.

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THUNDERBOLT Recoilless Hammers are technologically, mechanically and ergonomically-advanced to deliver unmissable precision. Specifically designed to optimise grinding mill relining by safely and easily driving liner bolts and liners from mill shell/end engagement, there is an RME THUNDERBOLT Hammer to suit every knock-in application.    

THUNDERBOLT Recoilless Hammer Model Comparison
Typical Mill and Liner Knock-In Applications*



Large SAG / AG Mills

Mid-Sized SAG / AG / Ball Mills

Small Capacity Mills

THUNDERBOLT MODEL
Power
Joules Per Blow
Blows Per Minute
Feed
Shell
Discharge
Feed/Shell
Discharge
Feed/ Shell/ Discharge
Service Interval
MAGNUM 2000
Hydraulic
2000 - MM / 1500 - SM
70 - MM / 80 - SM



100K Blows or every 2 years
MAGNUM 1000
Hydraulic
1000 - MM / 750 - SM
140 - MM / 160 - SM

100K Blows or every 2 years
1500 Special Performance
Hydraulic
1500
60



40K Blows or Annually
750 Special Performance
Hydraulic
750
90



40K Blows or Annually
500
Pneumatic
500
60



40K Blows or Annually
250
Pneumatic
250
60





Annually
*Subject to liner weight and type - for further guidance please contact RME           MM - MAGNUM MODE SM - Standard Mode Primary Use Can also be used

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