reciprocating drill

reciprocating drill

[ri′sip·rə‚kād·iŋ ′dril]
(mechanical engineering)

push drill

A small, slender hand drill which is operated by pushing it; a spiral ratchet rotates the bit.
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Compressed air is delivered through the drill stem to activate the specially designed reciprocating drill head.
Basic features on all models include independent elevation jacks, powerful walking beam skids, diesel engines for primary drilling and auxiliary system power, a reciprocating drill carriageway, hoists for loading and retrieval of auger sections, and integral conveyor discharge to a companion elevating conveyor.