Rotary Drilling

Rotary drilling is undertaken in rock, where percussive boring techniques will not penetrate.

Rotary coring methods are used to recover cores of the rock to be logged and tested.

Rotary open hole techniques are useful in mining investigations to identify the presence or absence of voids and/ or broken ground.

Case Study

Rotary Borehole Rig Craned-In, in Devon

Rotary cored boreholes were undertaken as part of a geotechnical investigation for the proposed retaining wall in North Devon. Restricted access meant that the drilling r...

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