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Core Drilling

Diamond provides core drilling services for contractors, municipalities, and governments. Drilling holes through cast in place concrete, hollow-core concrete, brick and block, or natural stone is something our team does every day. Holes can range from a half inch to 54 inches in diameter and be any depth. For wider holes, consider our wire sawing service.


Diamond core drilling can be done on walls, floors, and ceilings. Also commonly referred to as concrete core cutting or concrete core drilling, it’s most commonly used for the installation of pipes, conduits, anchor bolts, bumper posts, or plumbing and sewer systems.

Benefits of Core Drilling

Core drilling provides precise and accurate cuts while preserving the integrity of surrounding structures.

Core Drilling Applications

  • Drilling through-holes and penetrations

  • Manhole openings

  • Deep hole drilling

  • Stitch coring for installing cable trays

  • Large openings for water drainage pipes and similar

Interested in Our Services?

We’re happy to provide a quote. Use your preferred method below. We look forward to exceeding your expectations.


Related Resources

Notre Dame Stadium Case Study

Diamond core drilling service was used to drill 230 holes around the perimeter of the football field at Notre Dame in order to anchor the wall surrounding the stands.


Core Drilling FAQs

How deep can you core drill?

We can drill to virtually any depth. Just provide details about your needs on our Request a Quote form, and we will figure out a way to meet them.


What kind of materials can you drill through?
We can drill through concrete, precast, block, brick, stone, and granite surfaces. 


Can you core drill at angles?
Yes, we can core drill at angles.


What size diameter holes can you core drill?
When core drilling, we can create holes less than 1 inch all the way up to a 54 inches in diameter. If you need a larger circular opening, we can wire saw up to 96 inches (8 feet) in diameter.

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