Trends in HDD drilling fluid products
- Matching drilling fluids to soil conditions. Griffin, Jeff // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Oct95, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p14
Reports on the importance of drilling fluids to directional drilling installation with the correct additives for the job's soil conditions. Purpose of a directional drill; Basic additives to drilling fluid; Basic type of drillable soil; Formula for a fluid suited for working in loamy soil with...
- AUGER BORING Continues To Maintain Strong Market Niche. Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction;May2002, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on the increase in the demand for auger boring in the U.S. trenchless technology market as of 2002. Components of an auger boring system; Details of the manufacturing process of an auger bore; Comparison of auger boring and directional drilling; Forecast on the growth of the auger...
- What's new in trenchless technology. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jun94, Vol. 221 Issue 6, p63
Presents the latest equipment used in trenchless technology as of June 1994. Fluid-assisted directional boring system; Track-mounted directional drill rig; Powerful pipe pusher/puller; Pneumatic piercing tools; Soft excavation technology.
- Trenchless construction/rehab continues to boom. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Apr96 Supplement, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p5
Focuses on boom in trenchless construction in the United States. Introduction of directional models in the late 1980s; Features of today's horizontal directional drilling equipment; Effective training programs initiated by manufacturers; Improvements in tracking and steering technology. INSETS:...
- What's new in trenchless tools & equipment. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jun95, Vol. 222 Issue 6, p48
Presents products related to trenchless technology. Includes PowerLoader drillrod handling system; Hydraulic variable speed boring machines from Laney Machine; Mighty Mole drilling tools from McLaughlin.
- Gaining round. // International Construction;Jun97, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p63
Features equipment and related accessories used in trenchless construction. Includes Terra's City Jet 1012C that minimizes space and setup time; Tracto Technik's Grundodrill series featuring an integral hammer; Ditch Witch's skid-mounted mixing system; Radiodetection's DrillTrack that...
- What's new in trenchless tools, equipment & products. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jun96, Vol. 223 Issue 6, p57
Presents trenchless tools, equipment and products. Includes Straightline Manufacturing Inc.'s DirectLine DL4010 horizontal directional drilling; Geological Boring's directional drilling head; Sika Robotics Inc.'s high-tech robotic system.
- What's new in trenchless tools, equipment & products. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jun98, Vol. 225 Issue 6, p46
Presents an array of new trenchless tools, equipment and other products. Includes a pneumatic pipe bursting system of TT Technologies; Directional drilling machines from Bor-Mor Inc.; Advanced designed drilling systems from The Charles Machine Works; Pipebursting technology of British Gas.
- VACMASTERS. // Underground Construction;May2012, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p39
The article offers brief information on the air-vacuum excavation systems and directional boring mud vacuums including System 4000, System 1000, and SpoilVac mud vacuums from VACMASTERS.