Posted 10.5.2017

Ask the HDD Experts: We Answer Your Drilling Questions

Every drilling job presents a new set of ground conditions, requirements for the right HDD tools, and good old-fashioned unexpected surprises. With so many years in the business, we’ve seen just about every HDD challenge known to man and we’ve got a ton of information to share.   In our “Ask the HDD Experts” series, […]

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Posted 26.4.2017

Is Your Fluted Reamer Slowing You Down?

The fluted reamer that comes with your drill rig might seem like a great multi-purpose reamer. It’s sturdy, compact and hailed by OEMs as the perfect do-all reamer for a variety of conditions. It’s true, fluted reamers do have some benefits. But they are definitely not the do-all reamers they’re advertised as–especially if you’re looking […]

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Posted 11.4.2017

Why Bother with a Breakaway Connector

By: Ryan Preddy, General Manager & Chris Pudlak, Engineering/Product Manger, DCD Design & Manufacturing Ltd.   Breakaway connectors are must-have components in your HDD operation, especially when pulling sensitive products like fiber optic cables or gas lines. Some drillers mistakenly believe that the product they are pulling is undamaged, simply because there is no damage […]

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Posted 28.2.2017

The Best Bits for Shale

Mighty shale. Though this fine-grained sedimentary rock runs on the soft side of earthen material, it can present drilling challenges when you use the wrong tool. Some drillers try to cut corners and use inappropriate HDD tools for the material they’re in which can result in slow going or broken equipment. Our decades of experience […]

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Posted 24.1.2017

Gearing Up for Winter

Drillers who operate in sub-zero conditions face even more challenges than the standard HDD job. Frozen ground, frigid drilling fluid and the stress of cold weather on moving parts can cause production to slow to a crawl. Select the right HDD tools and equipment and be smart about how you use them so you can […]

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