Home to some of the most influential people in English history.
English Heritage commissioned Xcalibre Equipment Ltd to take core samples of the sandstone walls of the castle so that their present condition could be monitored.
The Magnum Hand Held Core Drill was successfully used on this occasion.
Chek Lap Kok Airport is the fifth busiest international passenger airport and the busiest international cargo facilities in the world.
Xcalibre Equipment Ltd was involved in the construction of the new airport, we supplied hydraulically powered diamond drilling equipment which was used to test the integrity of the newly laid runways.
The drills take a sample core which can then be analysed by experts to ensure it meets specific standards.
Our drills can even be used underwater, ideal for swimming pool repairs and eliminating the need to drain the pool.
Underwater drilling can save you time and money on this project to drain the pool would have taken 2 days!
City of London's Blackfriars Underpass (A3211) was having a new road surface and a new type Cat Eyes (LED reflectors).
The replacement work could only take place during night hours. On the first night a new record was acheived which was to core a total of 60 holes Ø 107 mm x 55 mm (4” dia x 2.1”) into asphalt in only 2 hours. This milestone was only achievable with the highly mobile Simplex core drill stand with a hydraulic minidrill motor.