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Diamonds flunk test on lunar hammer-drill.
Drilling 1970 Dec; 32(2):34-35, 64
This article describes the testing program conducted at the Bureau of Mines Twin Cities Mining Research Center to determine the suitability of diamonds as cutting elements in a percussive bit. This unusual application was studied as part of the lunar-drill research program.
Issue of Publication
Drilling, V. 32, No. 2, December 1970, PP. 34-35, 64
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