drill steel


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drill steel

n.
A high-grade steel used in tools and dies that is made by fusing low-carbon steel with charcoal or cast iron. Also called crucible steel.
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Noun1.drill steel - carbon steel used for rock drills and dowelsdrill steel - carbon steel used for rock drills and dowels
carbon steel - steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains
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The dual mast design eliminates the need to stow and manipulate the drill steel providing the ability to rib bolt.
For smaller diameter bores as may be the case with many HDD projects, open joints and seams in the bedrock could result in a preferred path of least resistance for the drill string, potentially resulting in excessive drill steel deflection along the drill path.
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* Drill rigs are surrounded by wood "patios" keeping equipment, drill steel and workers off the tundra.
Rescuers quickly shut down the drill rig and their compressors - anything that could drown out signs of life from down below - and rapped again and again on the drill steel in an attempt to contact the miners.
of peak torque and I can drill steel with a 3/4" drill at 7-8 ipm."
It has a 19.8 m mast making it capable of handling 18.3 m length drill strings with 340 mm diameter and drill steel using up to 406 mm drill bits.
Dascomb is able to use his 19.2-volt Porter-Cable to drill steel doors, but doesn't hesitate to pull out a corded tool when drilling into solid concrete.
The total offset of 600 ft combined with the total length of 3000 ft is considered to be the most complex directional drill steel water main in the state, if not the nation.