rotary boring

rotary boring

[′rōd·ə·rē ′bȯr·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A system of boring in which rock penetration is achieved by the rotation of the hollow cutting tool.
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there is a combination of on site investigation using cable percussion, dynamic sampling and rotary boring equipment.
After more than 5 years of work, rotary boring tools can now handle bores as small as 70 mm, and 40 mm bores will be possible in the future.
The spoils handling system is a single right-hand auger and a high torque reversible rotary boring unit is also available.