Eibenstock drill helps to renovate Kazanski Cathedral

Published 10/10 at 16:02

Built in 1811,the Kazanski Cathedral is a prominent feature of the Nevski Prospect, the main street of Saint Petersburg.

Currently undergoing renovation, the cathedral possesses a magnificent colonnade, which forms a square to its the front. The condition of the columns has required work, with water seeping into the bases of the columns leading to their deteriation. Local demolition contractor, Termite, was hired to detach the columns’ metal elements from the brick work using diamond drilling. Handheld Eibenstock diamond drilling equipment was used due to the confined operating space, with their high power to weight ratio seeing the job finished in two shifts, with 40m of drilling being undertaken with a single DUS core drill bit-

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