Coal Boring Bit

Coal Boring Bit

Coal Boring Bit.
Made from iron and tungsten. Size 3″ x 1 3/4″ inches.

This medium common sized bit was inserted into the shaft of a long twist drill rod and used to bore holes in the coal for shotfiring. A bit of wire was inserted through a hole in the end of the rod to hold the bit in place. 

This coal bit was from Rose Heyworth Colliery, Abertillery.

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