Ultrasonic Drill And Corer. S mall B usiness I nnovation R esearch. Cybersonics, Inc. Erie, PA. INNOVATION Lightweight, power efficient ultrasonic rock drill and corer. ACCOMPLISHMENTS Technology successfully demonstrated – 1 inch deep hole in granite from 4 kilogram platform
The Drill Can Core Even the hardest Rocks, Such as
Granite and Basalt, Without Application of Significant
Weight On the Drilling Bit.
Technology under development for NASA small bodies exploration and Mars sample return missions
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
1997 Phase II; NAS3-99122
Success Story # 7-022