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Diamonds flunk test on lunar hammer-drill.

Authors
Schmidt-RL
Source
Drilling 1970 Dec; 32(2):34-35, 64
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10010511
Abstract
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.
Publication Date
19701201
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1971
Identifying No.
OP 48-71
Issue of Publication
2
Source Name
Drilling, V. 32, No. 2, December 1970, PP. 34-35, 64
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division