Continuous injection of an inert gas through a drill rig for drilling into potentially hazardous areas

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A drill rig for drilling in potentially hazardous areas includes a drill having conventional features such as a frame, a gear motor, gear box, and a drive. A hollow rotating shaft projects through the drive and frame. An auger, connected to the shaft is provided with a multiplicity of holes. An inert gas is supplied to the hollow shaft and directed from the rotating shaft to the holes in the auger. The inert gas flows down the hollow shaft, and then down the hollow auger, and out through the holes in the bottom of the auger into the potentially hazardous ... continued below

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McCormick, S.H. & Pigott, W.R. April 1, 1998.

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A drill rig for drilling in potentially hazardous areas includes a drill having conventional features such as a frame, a gear motor, gear box, and a drive. A hollow rotating shaft projects through the drive and frame. An auger, connected to the shaft is provided with a multiplicity of holes. An inert gas is supplied to the hollow shaft and directed from the rotating shaft to the holes in the auger. The inert gas flows down the hollow shaft, and then down the hollow auger, and out through the holes in the bottom of the auger into the potentially hazardous area.

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7 p.

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OSTI as DE98004301

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  • Other Information: PBD: [1998]

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  • Other: DE98004301
  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A8594967
  • Grant Number: AC07-76ID01570
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 588562
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc699198

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McCormick, S.H. & Pigott, W.R. Continuous injection of an inert gas through a drill rig for drilling into potentially hazardous areas, patent, April 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699198/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.