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Carolina Precision Core Drilling Inc


Charlotte NC

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Concrete Core drilling Vs. Normal drilling

Normal drilling:

Can be explained as removing all the material as you normally do when drilling a hole with a solid typical everyday steel drill bit.

Concrete core drilling:

A core drill bit's cylinder shape drills (cuts) only the outline of the hole, leaving what is known as a core. Concrete core drilling is an abrasive method of using diamonds set into round metal tubing (core drill Bit) to cut (or drill) concrete, metal and masonry products.

In the further use of the words "Concrete Core Drilling" refers to cutting reinforced or lightweight concrete or masonary material by drilling with a cylinder type drilling bit instead of a solid drilling bit.

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Questions you may have

Learn core drilling do's and do not's in our What is Concrete core drilling section

Concrete core drilling is construction type work, Commericial or residential or both.

You might wonder, exactly how does it differs from other types of construction tasks commonly used in todays modern construction methods.

Concrete core drilling with a diamond bit is the process of which one uses a large high speed drill to drill Clean, Non-destructive holes in concrete. The drill bit used to drill is hollow, which is where the core part comes in because instead of a regular hole like you get with a solid steel drill bit the center is left to be knocked out later after the desired core drilling depth is reached.

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Core Drilling can be either wet or dry.

Normally we in Charlotte, NC wet core drill most materials, and use a SDS roatary hammer drill when dry drilling.

Wet core drilling involves using water as a cooling agent as the core drill bit cuts a hole the material. Most core drill bits are embedded with bits of diamonds (in the teeth of the bit only) for cutting steel and other hard substances that may be in the concrete, brick or block you are drilling.

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