Reamers & Hole Openers: Equipment Spotlight

September 2013, Vol. 68 No. 9
Atlas Copco Secoroc Hole Openers.

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BORESTORE offers the complete line of Vermeer horizontal directional drill tooling and accessories, available to contractors 24/7. Contractors can shop any of three ways: by going to, calling the BORESTORE tooling experts at 866-VERMEER (866-837-6337), or visiting any of 120 Vermeer dealers coast-to-coast. BORESTORE features more than 1,100 products in all categories of tooling and accessories, including Firestick drill rod, rock tooling, reamers, electronics, geothermal tooling and more. Various shipping options are also available including local dealer pickup, direct ship — even overnight delivery — to ensure customers receive products quickly. 888.837.6337,

Radius HDD Tools
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Keep your hard rock HDD projects on schedule! Radius now offers a complete line of split bit hole openers in stock and available for same day shipping. Radius hole openers are designed to offer you maximum production in some of the hardest rock conditions and are built to last. And Radius still offers custom hole openers built to your specific requirements as well. To view the company’s complete line of HDD tools and supplies including blades, housings, rock tools, subs and reamers, visit the website or call for a full line catalog. 800.892.9114,

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INROCK’s XTR Extreme Reamer is the only HDD reaming platform (body design) with
interchangeable cutters covering the full spectrum of rock formations encountered in HDD
drilling applications. This product line has been expanded with the launch of INROCK’s new patented XTR-S Extreme Reamer featuring a proprietary, field interchangeable cutter design allowing drillers to easily change cutters, both tungsten carbide insert (TCI) and milled tooth (MT) on job site, in minutes, without any welding. XTR-S cutters, manufactured by INROCK, incorporate “state of the science” sealed bearing system design features, propriety cutting structure, and a unique, patented cutter retention system. 713.69.5600,

Buyer's Guide

BJM pump

BJM pump
BJM Pump

The J-Series electric submersible pumps offer top performance and high quality for a very modest investment. The pumps are designed for long life and trouble free performance. The J-Series electric submersible pumps offer top performance and high quality for a very modest investment.