Developed for permafrost research and mineral exploration. Ready for anything from rock wall stabilization and construction drilling to agricultural soil or sea ice sampling.

Talon Drill

The best tool for the job

  • Easy-to-use, lightweight, safe and simple
  • Field tested in harsh Arctic conditions
  • Customizable packages (Stand only, complete drill system, drill bits only, core barrels, etc.)

Made by experts

  • Originally designed by Kryotek Arctic Innovation Inc., winners of the 2018 StartUp Canada North Region Innovation Award, and University of Alaska Fairbanks’ 2018 Arctic Innovation and Arctic Kicker prizes
  • Manufactured in Canada's Yukon by experienced drillers, engineers and machinists at Quantum Machine Works Ltd.

Talon Drill Training Course

During 2020 we plan to offer a two-day training course on the Talon Drill in Whitehorse, Yukon. Send us an email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you're interested in joining us.

Talon Drill Training



  • Mast: 7 kg
  • Drill head: 10–15 kg
  • Tool kit: 2 kg
  • Drill rods: 2 kg/m

Easy to use

  • Learn to operate in a day
  • 1,200 kg of pull-back force
  • May be used with a wide variety of drill heads
  • Electric-powered drill


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Contact us

  • Email

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  • Phone


  • Mailing Address

    Quantum Machine Works Ltd.
    9 Chadburn Crescent
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 5Z2