Accessories is a broad term used to describe all the other bits and pieces available, including T-handles, Tommy Bars, Carry Bags, Tool Boxes, Chisels, Star Drills, etc.
- TOMMY BARS
To undo the threaded joints and to hold the “drill string” to prevent it from falling down the hole. Also used to remove the sample from the auger or for turning the capstan. Sold in pairs (2 bars).
- STAR DRILLS & CHISELS
For breaking up hard layers or stones. Best used with Stone Catcher (chopper) and Slide Hammer.
- STONE CATCHER (Chopper)
Used to pick up stones. Best used with Star Drill and Slide Hammer.
- SLIDE HAMMER
Used to aid Star Drill, Chisel or Stone Catcher to pick up stones. Comes with special T-Handle. Best used with Star Drill and Stone Catcher.
For adapting (changing) from one thread type to another. We have 2 standard types of thread “fine” (5/8 inch or approximately 16mm Whitworth) and “coarse” 1&1/8 inch or approximately 28mm Acme) and we also provide ¾ inch or approximately 20mm NB pipe threads for some customers.
- T-HANDLES & CAPSTAN
For manual turning of the augers.
- AUGER KITS
Several sample kits are listed and these can be varied to suit your individual requirements. A kit consists of a full set of equipment with at least 6 extension rods and a carry bag for which a 7.5% discount to the sum of the individual prices is given.
- BORE PROTECTOR & BUSH
To support the top of the hole in dry loose sand or very wet soils, to prevent hole collapse and fall-in which contaminates the sample. It consists of a 1.0 metre long aluminium tube (can be cut to suit) fitted with handles and and an aluminium bush which slides over the shank on the auger.
- CARRY BAGS
Made from canvas with reinforced ends, leather belts and a steel handle. Used to carry or store the equipment in and has ample room for a complete set (kit) of equipment and some extra gear
- TOOL BOX (Safari)
Lightweight steel boxes to transport or store larger quantities of equipment, mostly required when using casing, large number of extention rods or used in conjunction with other equipment which is bulky.