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Dealing with Rock Abrasiveness

Of all the ground conditions that drillers complain about, rock abrasiveness is probably one of the most common. Abrasiveness can make it difficult to drill through in any hardness of ground because abrasive grounds can wear down drill bits prematurely, regardless of the type of bit chosen.

Top 10 Reasons to Use Drilling Fluid Additives in Mineral Exploration

Drilling fluid additives are great products that can help resolve a lot of issues that are a result of difficult ground conditions often found in mineral exploration drilling. They are often a better alternative to bentonite because they do not have the abrasive qualities of bentonite.

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