water swivel

water swivel

[′wȯd·ər ‚swiv·əl]
(design engineering)
A device connecting the water hose to the drill-rod string and designed to permit the drill string to be rotated in the borehole while water is pumped into it to create the circulation needed to cool the bit and remove the cuttings produced. Also known as gooseneck; swivel neck.
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Tenders are invited for Supply Of Heavy Duty Water Swivel With Nw Connection And Bail Attachment
The water swivel assembly connects between the swivel adapter on the drill handle and the 3/4-inch water pipe.
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