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Core sampling utilizes a specialized drilling techniques, incorporating advanced drilling tools and various core bits designed specifically for the materials being sampled. Geofactory produces and supplies equipment suitable for both wellsite and laboratory environments, in addition to offering extensive in-house services.

diamonddrillbit
Diamond Drill Bit

Geofactory offers a range of diamond blades that delivers excellent results when cutting hard formations, abrasive materials, and aluminum. With its very long lifespan, this diamond blade ensures a clear and precise cut when working with rock samples

Drill Bench for Inner Tube (Aluminium / Fiber glass)
Drill Bench for Inner Tube (Aluminium / Fiber glass)

The Inner Drill Bench is designed in order to remove the inner tube (aluminiun, fiber glass) at the plugging point. It offers the advantages that the rock sample is held on the bench, and the plugging machine is moved along the sample by means of a linear module provided with a hand wheel. This mobility allows one take a plug wherever necessary in all the core samples.

Electric pluggin table
Electric Core Drill

The Electric Power System to drill plugs in core sample is specially designated to be quick to set up and switch on. It is equipped with a robust motor and a metallic basin with a table completely manufactured to be easily powered up. The whole system allows a plugging operation using any fluids (Drilling mud, Kerosene, brine water,…) or air with all the safety requirements. It comes with a high viscosity pump (HV), a swivel, special supports for horizontal & Vertical plugging and a tray for a safe storage of the plug samples. A semi-automatic system is available on request.

End Drilling System for Core Sections
End Drilling System for Core Sections

The Top Face Plugging is made in steel and stainlees steel or galvanized (basin), its heavy weight guarantees a optimum stabilization and absorbs all the vibrations. The basin is resistant to at all types of fluid and equipped with flexible PVC plate to minimize the splash. Also an area is available on the table to put the tools. The Top Face Plugging is equipped with a pump, drill and general power and also with an emergency button to stop the plugging unit at any time.

Outcrops Core Sampling
Outcrops Core Sampling

Outcrops Core Sampling is an appropriate core drill machine to extract geological samples in situ. Portable and robust, the tool comes with the accessories to collect samples in accordance with nature of geological formation (Diamond drill bit, swivel, water tank,…). A combination of techniques is required to guarantee the recovery of samples.

Plunger into the Soft and Unconsolidated Formation
Plunger into the Soft and Unconsolidated Formation

The Plunge Cutter is required to precisely control the penetration of the plunger into the soft and unconsolidated formation. Built with a hydraulic system, Geofactory offers an innovative model that offers the advantage of extracting horizontal and vertical plug samples. The main frame is orientable on a range of 90°and the worktable is equipped with a core support adjustable on axis X,Y that holds core up to 3ft/ 1m and 6 ¾ in diameter. Joined, the auxiliary mobile worktable has enough surfaces to organize the handling operation using a Digital balance, Heat gun and the consumables necessary for a perfect preparation of the sample.

Pneumatic Core Drill
Pneumatic Core Drill

The pneumatic plugging solution is designed for processing in hazardous areas such as offshore operation. The compulsory motor is combined with a specific table that requires a minimum of 100 psi and 100 cfm (2300 l/min) to be correctly powered. Easy to setup, the pneumatic plugging is equipped with a general valve, an emergency button, connection to swivel (for fluid or air) and a pneumatic submersible pump. A semi-automatic system is available on request.

What is a core drill used for?

A core drill, utilizing high-performing tools such as diamond core drill bits, is primarily used for extracting a cylinder of material, often from the rigidest materials. This process is essential in material testing, where a range of core drill options and an array of core bits allow for precision sampling. The versatility of these tools, from wet diamond core drills to those designed for dry drilling, ensures they can penetrate various materials, providing core samples for analysis and determining the material’s properties. The drill bit diameter and maximum drilling capacity are key factors that influence the efficiency and application of core drilling in various projects.

How does core sampling work?

Core sampling employs a core drilling process that entails specialized drilling equipment, including an array of core bits tailored to the material sampled. This process starts with picking the appropriate drill bit, considering factors like core bit life and the material’s hardness. During the core drill operation, a cylindrical sample is extracted from the material through core removal, allowing for in-depth analysis of subsurface layers. 

How does Geofactory approach core sampling for various environments?

Geofactory adopts a multifaceted approach to core sampling, catering to various environments by providing diverse solutions that include a range of diamond drill bits and different fluids like mineral oil, brine water, and air to enhance the core drilling process. They offer rock sampling in their facility with the capability for special applications, emphasizing the use of quality tools to meet the demands of different projects. Geofactory’s dedication to innovation is evident in their selection of drilling equipment, ensuring optimal core bit life and adapting their core drill operation techniques to accommodate the most resistant materials and challenging conditions.

Why use a core sample for rock analysis?

 

Employing a core sample in rock analysis is essential for its accuracy in obtaining samples that closely reflect the original geological formations. This accuracy is achieved by strategically selecting diamond core drill bits designed for the rock’s specific hardness and characteristics. By accurately determining the drill bit’s diameter and the drilling operation’s capacity, researchers can penetrate the rock layer with minimal disruption, maintaining the sample’s integrity. The range between wet and dry drilling is crucial in ensuring the core sample remains unaltered from its natural state. Such a careful and precise core drilling process is indispensable for extracting pristine rock samples. These samples are invaluable for detailed analysis, revealing the rock’s composition, structure, and geological history, thus providing vital insights into environmental conditions, resource locations, and structural data essential for various scientific and industrial applications. Climatic conditions, resource potential, and structural integrity for different applications.Bottom of Form

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