Development of small diameter pilot hole directional drilling for trenchless utility installation

A. L. Saruev, L. A. Saruev, S. S. Vasenin

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The paper overviews trenchless utility installation techniques and prospects of further development of horizontal directional drilling technology to drill small diameter pilot holes. The improved design is suggested for the thread connection of drill pipes and hydraulic system to generate power pulses.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012075
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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