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Diamond Drilling: How Hard is Your Rock?

een saying for a while now that choosing the right core bit is one of the most important decisions you need to make when you are starting to drill. The hardness of the rock is one of the variables you must consider, but determining the hardness of the rock that you will be drilling can be tricky. The type of rock will demand a certain type of matrix and each matrix is made of metallic powder, alloying elements and diamonds.

Good Vibrations? Not in Diamond Drilling

In diamond drilling, vibration in the bore hole is sometimes unavoidable since rotating tools and equipment are being used, but drillers want to keep vibration to a minimum. In-hole vibration can cause premature damage to the bit, the core barrel, the drill rod and other machine components. Excessive vibration can have a detrimental effect on core recovery. All of these will increase your operational costs.

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