|Title||Hot water drilling in a cold glacier|
|Author(s)||Jean-Gerard Napoleoni , Garry Clarke|
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
An open circuit hot water drill using a propane water heater and a gasoline-driven pump is described. The drill is designed to reach depths of 300 m in cold ice for holes with a minimum diameter of 3 cm.
A maximum drilling rate of 120 m/h was obtained during field tests, and a 220 m holes was drilled in 4 h.
|Categories||Hot Water Drilling|
|Citation||Jean-Gerard Napoleoni , Garry Clarke ( 1978 ) Hot water drilling in a cold glacier. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences , 15 , 316-321 .|