Why Re-run Drill Bits Can Be a Good Fit for Some Projects

June 1, 2023

Re-run drill bits are a crucial tool in the drilling industry. They are designed to be used multiple times and can save drillers a significant amount of money. Essentially, re-run drill bits are drill bits that have been used before and have been reconditioned to be as good as new. This means any damage or […]

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Water Well Drilling: What Bit Type Do I Need?

April 24, 2023

If you’re familiar with drilling at all, you know it’s all about the geology. It’s no different when drilling for water wells. Rock formation type, depth of the overburden, bedrock and the aquifer all play a role in how you determine the method of drilling and which equipment and drill bits you need. You might […]

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Matrix Body PDC Bits vs. Steel Body PDC Bits

March 24, 2023

If you have worked in drilling for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard about PDC bits. PDC stands for “polycrystalline diamond compact,” which describes the material compound that makes up these bits’ cutting surface. Both Matrix Body PDC and Steel Body PDC are made with this compound.  These bits go by many names. They […]

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What Drag Bit Do I Need? Chevron Vs. Step

February 24, 2023

Drag bits are used for drilling across a wide variety of industries – from mining, water well, and geothermal drilling to natural gas and oilfield drilling. Because they are used in various environments and applications, drag bits are some of the most popular bits used worldwide.  There are different varieties of drag bits, but the […]

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Your Guide to DTH Drilling

January 25, 2023

Pneumatic tools have been used to drill through rock since the 19th century. Back then, drillers would suspend themselves from a rope over a quarry face to put a drill from the right position and use small diameter holes. The process was inefficient and dangerous. It could send rocks flying and the accuracy was subject […]

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