sonic drilling

sonic drilling

[′sän·ik ′dril·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The process of cutting or shaping materials with an abrasive slurry driven by a reciprocating tool attached to an audio-frequency electromechanical transducer and vibrating at sonic frequency.
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Sonic drilling brings the significant benefit of providing core without requiring the fluid lubrication that would be necessary in a diamond drilling program.
Tenders are invited for 5,000 m drilling by SONIC drilling method in beach placer sand terrain of Brahmagiri area, Puri district, Odisha in the boreholes up to the depth of 50.00 m and collecting entire drilled material at every one metre depth without any loss and contamination.
An additional 273.8 meters of sonic drilling was completed to collect geotechnical, hydrological, geothermal, and hydrogeological information for the tailings management facilities and waste rock dump for the project in support of the upcoming Pre-Feasibility Study, or PFS.
Armstrong, "Unit weight determination of landfill waste using sonic drilling methods," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, vol.
Sonic drilling technology is not new but it is certainly still within its adoption phase.
The Indodrill Group also has strategic alliances with GeoSonic Drilling Ltd., a Scottish company specialising in sonic drilling, and with International Drilling Supply and Services (Indexss), a manufacturer of drilling parts, supplies and equipment for the resources drilling industry.
Roussy is a pioneer in sonic drilling, a revolutionary and century-old system that's gaining worldwide acceptance as an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional drilling systems.
Tailings dam study - a fifteen hole sonic drilling program was recently completed on the tailings dam for geotechnical, environmental, metallurgical and resource investigation.
(TSX: GPD) is pleased to announce the commencement of sonic drilling into the existing heap leach pad at its Brewery Creek Project.
Drilcorp also does sonic drilling which uses high frequency vibrations to drill with the minimum of disturbance to the ground ( a practice often used for taking soil samples.
Tenders are invited for 5,000 m drilling by SONIC drilling method in beach placer sand terrain of Brahmagiri area, Puri district, Odisha in the boreholes up to the depth of 50.00m and collecting entire drilled material at every one metre depth without any loss and contamination.