Why has a segment broken on my concrete core bit?

Why has a segment or tooth or tip broken off my concrete core bit? Sometimes in the world of concrete core drilling we face the frustration of loosing a segment or two while drilling, more times than not it’s that urgent job that must be done NOW. So let’s...

Concrete Core Drill Guide Block user info

What does a concrete core drill guide block do? How does it work?   To sum it up in just 2 words – Safety, Accuracy.   The core drill block is designed to provide a safer drilling process and higher degree of accuracy when core drilling with a hand held operated...

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 core...

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...

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....