Performance of a Williams Auger in permafrost
McCoy, John E.
Special ReportSummary: It was found necessary to auger holes in frozen ground up to 30 inches in diameter and up to 50 feet deep at Fort Churchill, Manitoba. A Williams Auger, Model LDH 50, was purchased to do this work. It was winterized, then shipped by rail to Fort Churchill. Its use as an operational piece of equipment and the daily record kept of its capabilities and deficiencies is the basis of this report
U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Drilling; Coring; Augering; Drills; Augers; Equipment; Performance
Special report (U.S. Army Snow
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