dakota bulldozer, 2017-12-29 15:22:36. A flat bottom frame,the monocoque track frames and forward-mounted pivot shafts provide good maneuverability in muddy terrain by preventing mud from building up under the frame.
dakota bulldozer, 2017-12-29 15:22:43. A flat bottom frame,the monocoque track frames and forward-mounted pivot shafts provide good maneuverability in muddy terrain by preventing mud from building up under the frame.
dakota bulldozer, 2017-12-29 15:14:08. An electronic monitoring system prevents minor problems from developing into major ones. All meters and gauges are controlled by a microcomputer, which provides a wide indication range for an easier, more precise reading.
mr.wicks Drilling, 2017-09-17 16:24:29. Antique drilling rig now on display at Western History Museum in Lingle, Wyoming. It was used to drill many water wells in that area—many of those wells are still in use.
mr.wicks Drilling, 2017-09-17 15:57:24. In the 1970s, outside of the oil and gas industry, roller bits using mud circulation were replaced by the first pneumatic reciprocating piston Reverse Circulation (RC) drills, and became essentially obsolete for most shallow drilling, and are now only used in certain situations where rocks preclude other methods.
pascelina Drilling, 2017-09-17 16:11:59. RAB drilling at extreme depth, if it encounters water, may rapidly clog the outside of the hole with debris, precluding removal of drill cuttings from the hole. This can be counteracted, however, with the use of "stabilizers" also known as "reamers", which are large cylindrical pieces of steel attached to the drill string, and made to perfectly fit the size of the hole being drilled. These have sets of rollers on the side, usually with tungsten buttons, that constantly break down cuttings being pushed upwards.
pascelina Drilling, 2017-09-17 16:07:16. Until internal combustion engines were developed in the late 19th century, the main method for drilling rock was muscle power of man or animal. The drilling of wells for the manufacture of salt began by the Song Dynasty in China.
mr.wicks Drilling, 2017-09-17 15:51:36. Small to medium-sized drilling rigs are mobile, such as those used in mineral exploration drilling, blast-hole, water wells and environmental investigations. Larger rigs are capable of drilling through thousands of metres of the Earth s crust, using large "mud pumps" to circulate drilling mud (slurry) through the drill bit and up the casing annulus, for cooling and removing the "cuttings" while a well is drilled.
mr.wicks Drilling, 2017-09-17 16:10:34. Mining drilling rigs are used for two main purposes, exploration drilling which aims to identify the location and quality of a mineral, and production drilling, used in the production-cycle for mining.
pascelina Drilling, 2017-09-17 16:10:01. There are a variety of drill mechanisms which can be used to sink a borehole into the ground. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, in terms of the depth to which it can drill, the type of sample returned, the costs involved and penetration rates achieved. There are two basic types of drills: drills which produce rock chips, and drills which produce core samples.
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mr.wicks Drilling, 2017-09-17 16:02:40. Auger drilling is done with a helical screw which is driven into the ground with rotation; the earth is lifted up the borehole by the blade of the screw. Hollow stem auger drilling is used for softer ground such as swamps where the hole will not stay open by itself for environmental drilling, geotechnical drilling, soil engineering and geochemistry reconnaissance work in exploration for mineral deposits.
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