Wengeler & Kalthoff Hammerwerke (WK) has been producing specialist tools in high-grade steel for more than 100 years. We supply to the mining, tunnelling and steelmaking industries, as well as the structural and civil engineering sector of the mining, construction and steel industries.
Our drilling and cutting tools are suitable for the most demanding of tasks. We manufacture tools with a variety of coatings to meet your exact specifications. High functionality and long service life are achieved by special processing and finishing that produces the degree of hardness, the tool form and the toughness required to carry out the job at hand.
High-quality specialist mining tools
WK has been supplying high-quality specialist tools to the mining industry for over a century. As a result, we have extensive know-how in dealing with the problems faced in this important industry.
The mining industry (coal, salt and potash, slate, and clay sectors) is our key partner and we provide both advice and support to companies in this sector. We manufacture a large range of products for our clients.
Steel drilling and cutting tools for the mining industry
WK’s drilling and cutting tools are suitable for the most demanding of tasks. We manufacture tools with a variety of coatings to meet your exact specifications.
High functionality and long service life are achieved by special processing and finishing that produces the degree of hardness, the tool form and the toughness required to carry out the job at hand.
Rotary drilling tools
WK provides the following range of rotary drilling tools:
- Drill rods
- Harrow drill rods (machine-side)
- Harrow drill rods (head-side)
- Rock drill steels of A-profile with spiral
- Adapters and couplers
- Rotary drill heads
Mine shanks / tapers
WK offers shanks / tapers with the following options:
- Hexagon C19, C22, C25, C28 and C32 spiral profile; A24 and A26 round profile; B28, B32, B38, B45 and B51
- Shanks according to hammer type
- Connector ends in all designs (where technically possible)
- Supplied in all required lengths
Rotary drilling technology for mining and tunnelling
Percussive rotary drilling for road drivage / tunnelling with drill jumbos and rockbolting technology demands high-quality tools.
All threaded and tapered connections are adapted in an optimum manner to your drilling machine and the special drilling method. The connection of the tool components has proved effective for decades. Our forged shanks and the upset drill bits are of particularly high quality. The finish and dimensions are currently valid, but not binding in the course of further technical development.
Load-bearing tools for compressed-air hammer drills
WK offers a range of push-fit tools for compressed-air hammer drills, including all types of anchor bolts (steel rockbolts, Dywidag bolts, Bongossi dowels, fibre-bolts, hexagon nuts, suspension rings, Sinus bolts, instrumented bolts, steel anchors, load-bearing bolts, Ibo bolts, Wiborex bolts and Gewi bolts).
The fittings for all hammer types can be supplied in any length as required by the client.
Load-bearing rockbolt and dowel drivers
WK provides the following range of rockbolt and dowel drivers:
- Load-bearing rockbolt drivers with female taper – tension rings M27-thread-steel rockbolts
- Bongossi dowel drivers with shanks for anchor diameters (25/30/34)
- Rockbolt driver with hand guard (recommended by the industrial professional association)