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Custom Size Diamond Concrete Core Drill Bits

Looking for a custom size diamond concrete core drill bit? Look no further; we can help you out with supplying you with a custom size diamond core drill bit. At Core Drilling Supplies we stock a large range of sizes, however, we can supply you with custom sizes. If...

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Fastening your concrete core drill rig

How to securely fasten your concrete core drill rig to a concrete slab or wall? The first thing that comes into mind is to use some sort of bolt down method.   It is very important to ensure you have read and understand the operating procedure / manual of your...

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Core Drilling with a hand held unit

When core drilling, some of us prefer to drill with a hand held unit and others prefer a rig mounted machine, obviously depending on the application one needs to be used over the other. When core drilling, some of us prefer to drill with a hand held unit and others...

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Core Drill Thread Adaptor

Different brands of core drilling machines have different thread / attachments for attaching the core drill barrel. Most commonly here in Australia, most core drilling machines have a 1 1/4″UNC thread and are suited to most of the core drill barrels on the market....

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Pilot Drill for Concrete Drilling?

Concrete Drilling in concrete using a core drill bit with no pilot drill. Over the years this question comes around – How do I start concrete drilling without a pilot drill? Now most of you guys know the answer, however it is a very reasonable question as all timber...

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How to Core Drill Video

How to Core Drill video showing hints and tips to get the core drilling process done more quickly, efficiently and correctly. This video shows the process of how to core drill with a hand held machine using a pressure bottle. It gives you little tricks along the way...

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Core Drilling Water Supply

What core drilling water supply options are available? There must be times when we all come across a problem of “Damn the hose isn’t long enough” or “I can’t be bothered getting the hose out for 1 single hole” Depending what and where you are there is another option...

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Dry Core Drilling

What are the benefits / limitations of dry core drilling? Most core drilling is performed with a ‘wet’ core drill bit using water, however, it can also be done dry! With the use of a specially designed core barrel (dry core drilling bit) you can drill dry. These core...

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Slurry Ring, How good are they?

Commonly known as slurry ring, suction ring, water trap, slurry collector, so how good do they work? We go through the positives and negatives of using them. As their name says, they remove the water, slurry from the process of core drilling when wet drilling. First...

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