Blowdown valve upgrade

To be added to existing surface drilling equipment running the Reverse Circulation (RC) system

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Continuous operation

Allows the operator to clear the inner tube or drill bit blockages and/or clear material from the drill hole without turning off the drilling air or disconnecting the drill string

Productivity

25% to 30% productivity increase in challenging drilling conditions

Reduced contamination

Sample consistency is standardized with reduced contamination

Product description

The blowdown valve upgrade is a component which can be added to existing surface drilling equipment running the Reverse Circulation (RC) system. It provides added functionality to allow for continuous and trouble free operation while drilling in challenging conditions.

When actuated the blowdown valve allows the operator to clear the inner tube or drill bit blockages and/or clear material from the drill hole without turning off the drilling air or disconnecting the drill string.

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