Drilling Machinery

Monday, May 20, 2019

Drilling machinery is equipment used to drill holes in the ground for such activities as prospecting, well sinking and scientific explorations. Drilling holes in rock to receive blasting charges is an operation in tunneling, mining, and other excavating.

Most modern drilling machines are either percussive or rotary.  Percussive drilling machines chip away the rock or grind intermittently while rotary use a cutting or grinding action.  A combined rotary-percussive drill uses both types of action when the hardness of the rock needs it.

The earth auger is the simplest rotary drill, which is hand-operated and looks very much like a wood auger used in carpentry.  This auger is used primarily for drilling holes in the soft earth.

Rotary drilling is also used for underground mining. There are three kinds of rotary drill bits:

drag bits, which cut the rock with two, three, or four wings, sometimes tipped with tungsten carbide, and are used mostly in soft rock; roller bits, which operate with a crushing action by means of wedge-shaped teeth and are used for harder rock

and diamond bits, which grind away the rock.

Percussive drilling is much slower than rotary drilling and has other uses, such as for shallow holes. In percussive drilling, blows are applied successively to a tool attached to rods or a cable, and the tool is rotated so that a new portion of the face is attacked at each blow.

Border City Tools specializes in the manufacturing of mining bits. Our carefully crafted mining bits are designed to help our clients in the mining industry get the best results in their mining operations. Our mining drill bits are used for auger mining and mine drilling. Border City tools is committed to providing resistant solutions that will help ensure the best performance of the drilling equipment being used.

Our years of experience supplying these tools for the mining industry has helped our company perfect its product, including our coal mining drill bits. We have a long history of repeat customers and a long tradition exceeding their expectations.

Our mining bits (mining augers) are designed to help mine the most demanding environments on earth. Our premier earth cutting bits provide reliable solutions that can help your company increase their productivity. To ensure the quality of our mining bits we use specialized equipment and strictly control the whole production process. After the products is purchased, we do a final inspection before shipping it out to its destination.

Advantages of using Border City Tool’s Mining Bits or Augers:

  • The mining bits are made of strong U.S.A Steel.
  • Reinforced with Carbide Tips
  • Unique body shape designed to maximize efficiency and cuts.
  • Versatile mining bits that can be used in different surface areas.
  • Premium quality mining bits at great competitive rates.
  • High wear resistance and impact-resistance.
  • Manufactured in U.S.A

Call Border City Tools today at (888) 571-3148 or reach out to us on our contact form so we can help you order your mining bits. We look forward to answering any questions you may have!