Bit thrust

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The hydraulic pressure applied to a drill bit when drilling, as shown in pounds per square inch by the pressure gages on the hydraulic-feed cylinders of a diamond drill or the total pressure in pounds as calculated by multiplying the recorded hydraulic pressure by the square-inch area of the piston in the hydraulic-feed cylinder. Syn: drilling thrust Long

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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