Electric drill revs up for first time in six months – BBC Sport
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A new electric drill has been installed at the Royal Veterinary College in south-east London.
The drill is designed to test the technology for use in the field.
Electric drills have been around for a long time.
In 2009, they were introduced by the UK government in an attempt to reduce pollution in the UK, and in 2016, the government approved them for use at some veterinary hospitals.
It was originally a research tool, but a series of reports from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons found that it was not a safe option for the field, and the new drill is a first step in the research of the technology.
The drill has an electric motor at the end of it, which is driven by the electric current flowing from a battery pack.
As a result, it has a range of up to 250 metres and can drill into up to 3,000 sq metres.
One of the aims of the drill is to use it to test new and existing drilling techniques in the fields of animal pathology, veterinary pathology, pathology and veterinary medicine.
Dr Chris Jones, an associate professor at the Veterinary College, said that although the drill had a limited range of usage it was the first in the world to use the technology and the results were very encouraging.
“We have found that we can actually drill deep and clean holes through the skin of an animal in a very short time and with this, it is possible to do the same to a larger animal,” he said.
He added that there was a “good deal of excitement” about the technology at the moment.
A new drill can drill through skin of a pig, but is still not used to do this “I have been to veterinary clinics across the country to see the results of the trials, and we have to admit that we are excited,” he added.
But Dr Jones admitted that the technology could be a long way off from being practical in the real world.
Even though the new drilling drill is not yet being used in the clinical setting, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) have welcomed it.
RSPC veterinary officer of health Dr Ian Brown said that the drill’s use was a big step forward.
We are pleased to see that a new drill has successfully been used to test a new type of technology, but more work is required to ensure that it is safe for the animals involved.
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A new electric drill has been installed at the Royal Veterinary College in south-east London.The drill is designed to test…