MGI 'Tonker 830' Solar Ground Mounting Piling Rig

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Below are some examples of companies who trust MGI's machinery to complete their projects.

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They replaced their entire fleet with the Tonker 830 and have been using them for many years.

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Purchased a Tonker 830 to install pv ground mounting in Ireland.

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Have been installing with the Tonker 830 in many countries including the state of Nevada, USA

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Installers based in Latin America

Features - MGI 'Tonker 830' 

High Quality Italian Engineered Pile Driver. The Tonker 830 is certified as being built to the highest EU safety and quality regulations. The manufacturers work to stringent ISO 9001 (Quality) & 14001 (Environmental) standards.

Technical Specifications

 
General
  • Weight: 4200Kg

  • Main Body Dimensions: 2190mm x 2150mm

  • Transport Dimensions: 2200mm x 2200mm x 1800mm (with folded mast)

  • Longitudinal Slope MAX: 23% (13º)

  • Transverse Slope MAX: 17% (10º)

  • Work Pressure: 180 Bar

  • Hydraulic Oil Tank Capacity: 180 Litres

  • Speed of Machine: 4.5 KM/H

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 55 Litres

  • Maximum Pile Height: 6.1 Metres 

Indeco Spa - Hammer 
  • Impact Power: 950/1200 Joules

  • Weight: 185 KG (working weight 350 Kg) / 285 Kg (working weight 550 Kg)

  • Beats Per Minute: 620 - 1500 / 580 - 1180

  • Work Pressure: 180 Bar

  • Oil Flow (Litres Per Minute): 60 / 90

Engine - Yanmar Stage V Tier 4F
  • Power (KW):  18 - 35.4 (Variable)

  • REVS Per Minute: 3000

  • Hydraulic Pump (Model): Pump DANFOSS Gruppo 3 (in cast iron)

  • Hydraulic Pump Engine Capacity (CC): 34

  • Liquid Cooling: Yes

  • 140 Bar Dry Air Filter: Yes

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What extras can the Tonker 830 be purchased with?


Horizontal controls, Extractor (6000KG extraction force), Rotary Drills (small 1,500NM & large 2,500Nm) / DHT and a large selection of bits/complete sets, GPS System (Fully,Semi-Autonomous & Basic options), Hammer Impact Plate Masks (can be customised to customer requirements/up to three), Rock Spike (can also be used for holes up to ∅100mm), Auto Levelling System, Large Rotary Head For Screw Piling (10,000Nm, 3m screws, 25-45 RPM, going to a depth of up to 18m), Fork Stabiliser, Augers (options: ∅200mm & 200mm with tip, ∅250mm & ∅250mm with tip). 


2. What other construction projects besides solar installation can the Tonker 830 be used for?
 

Carports, Road Safety Barriers, Highway Fencing, Equestrian & Wildlife Projects, Agricultural Fencing, plus so much more. 


3. What does the warranty cover and for how long?
 

The one-year manufacturers warranty from time of purchase covers: engine, hammer, pump and caterpillar tracks. However, it does not cover serviceable wear and tear items, the body and structural parts, and hoses. 


4. What are some pile dimensions the Tonker 830 can handle?
 

It can pile down a max ∅300mm diameter round post.

 

Some examples of square/rectangular post dimensions it can drive in: 230mm x 170mm, 202mm x 202mm, and 250mm x 110mm.


5. Where has the Tonker 830 been used?
 

The Tonker 830 has been a serious contender for many years now.  The Tonker 830 is being used all over the world by serious large scale solar farm developers and contractors. 

 

Some examples of locations and PV site sizes are:

MONTESOL - SPAIN - 25 MW, GRAFHAM - UK - 11.6 MW, DUBAI - UAE - 195 MW, PENONOME - PANAMA - 150 MW, BEN BAM - EGYPT - 126 MW, SHOTWICK - UK - 72 MW, OWL'S HATCH - UK - 30 MW, SIX HILLS - UK - 19 MW,

GUYND - SCOTLAND - 5 MW, AL MAKTOUM - UAE - 500+ MW, CALTAGIRONE - ITALY - 11 MW,

RAMPISHAM - UK - 5 MW, NEVADA - USA plus many other countries.