Sourcit is the leading manufacturer and supplier of rotary drilling tools in sub-Saharan Africa. These tools are used in the construction of boreholes in different soil conditions. Rotary drilling is a drilling method where a sharp, rotational drill bit is used in order to make its way through various degrees of surface hardness.
Our quality rotary drilling tools feature a long design life, high efficiency and easy maintenance. Rotary drilling is one of the most effective and prevalent methods used in various industries, including construction, mining, oil, and more as it can cut through tough surface areas with ease.
Drag bits /Clay cutters
Drag bits or clay cutters are drill bits which are specifically designed for use in soft surface areas, such as sand, clay or even soft rock. At Sourcit, we stock a comprehensive range of 3-step drag bits from 3 inches to 15 inches.
Tricone bits, developed in the early 1930s, were a big improvement over the two cone roller bits. Because of its versatility and performance, it's still one of the main rock bits in use today. Sourcit offers both sealed bearing button (TCI) bits as well as mill tooth tricones in sizes ranging from 4 ¾ inches to 12 ¼ inches. Larger diameter sizes can be brought in from overseas on request.
Eric claws are excellent for situations where drilling is required through medium formations such as coal and shale. Sourcit can manufacture Eric claws in any size ranging from 5 7/8 inches up to 15 inches.
Augers are generally used for drilling holes for deep foundation piles in construction. Sourcit manufactures a range of sizes, but our most common Auger sizes are made to a diameter of 350mm, 450mm, 550mm, 650mm.