drive shoe

drive shoe

[′drīv ‚shü]
(design engineering)
A sharp-edged steel sleeve attached to the bottom of a drivepipe or casing to act as a cutting edge and protector.

drive shoe

A reinforcement placed at the bottom of a pile to prevent damage to the pile during driving.
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One version utilizes a drive shoe welded to the front of the casing.
The warm and sunny Easter weather helped drive shoe sales growth to its highest level for nearly three years in April, figures revealed today.
* A specially fabricated Horvath drive shoe to enhance the driving process.
The company also produced three customised deviated drive shoes necessary to drive the conductors: two for the wells and one as a back-up.
Two hydraulic hammer spreads, together with drive chasers and drive shoes were delivered to Kazakhstan where they will be based throughout the programme.
WARM and sunny Easter weather helped drive shoes sales growth to its highest April level for nearly three years, figures revealed yesterday.
WARM and sunny Easter weather helped drive shoes sales growth to its highest level for nearly three years in April.
In addition to designing and manufacturing drive shoes and deviated drive shoes for these offshore drilling locations, BJ will provide handling tools and cold-cutting and pipe-prepping services.