Diamond drilling is a type of non-percussive core drilling that uses a diamond drill bit mounted on a rotary drill in order to precisely cut through hard materials.
This technique is known for its versatility and speed, combining both power and precision to create openings and holes for a variety of applications.
In this article, we’ll explore what diamond drilling is, how it works and how it can be used in your project.
A diamond drill combines the power of a rotary drill with the precision of a diamond-tipped drill bit. This potent partnership is used for core drilling purposes, creating precise holes in even the strongest of materials, such as stone, metal or concrete.
The benefits of diamond drilling are:
So, how does it work?
A diamond drill consists of a diamond-integrated drill bit attached to a rotary drill machine. Diamond is one the hardest materials on the planet, enabling it to cut through even the toughest of materials.
Diamond drills are normally handheld for flexibility and portability. As the operator drills, water is fed through the shaft to prevent overheating and to maintain a healthier, dust-free environment for workers.
Depending on the setup and the project specifications, a diamond drill can create openings that range from 8mm in diameter all the way to 1500mm.
Diamond drilling is a versatile core drilling technique that can be used on a variety of projects. This is because it can create precise holes in almost any material and to a variety of depths.
These traits make diamond drilling useful for:
Do you think diamond drilling could be useful for your project? Our team is here to help.
Here at UK Diamond Drilling, we provide special diamond drilling and cutting services to customers throughout Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. Established in 1993, we have over 30 years’ experience helping projects get off the ground with our high-precision drills. Book a free site visit today, or get in touch for further advice.
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