Here at Danbar Drilling Ltd, we are experts in delivering an extensive range of specialist drilling services across the UK. With over 30 years’ experience behind us, we have earned a reputation for offering a highly respectable, trusted, and professional drilling service.

Amongst our extensive range of specialist drilling services, we are highly skilled and experienced when it comes to a wide range of coring techniques, including the specialist Wireline coring system (Geobore S).


The versatile Geobore S wireline coring system is a unique system that brings together various different methods and a larger size core than other techniques (102mm). This allows us to deliver high quality, cost effective coring solutions, even in the most testing of environments and circumstances.

This high performance wireline coring solution has been developed in order to recover undisturbed core samples in most existing rock conditions including complex geological, geotechnical, and hydrogeological investigations. It is typically used to core superficial deposits and weak geological formations, providing high quality cores in sand, clay, and loose or weak formations.


During the wireline coring process, the inner tube assembly latches inside the outer core barrel, before being lifted to the surface by a retrieval device that is connected to a wireline cable. This method allows for optimum production rates in comparison to conventional coring methods. It also ensures that the borehole is fully cased at all times in order to optimise stability in areas of weak geology.

Our Geobore S Wireline coring services are fully compliant with CLASS 1 sampling under Eurocode 7. This system is the system of choice for a number of international site investigation projects.


At Danbar Drilling Services Ltd, we are committed to consistently providing a high quality, high performance Wireline Coring service. This is something that we absolutely refuse to compromise on.

Alongside our Wireline Coring services, we offer a whole host of specialist drilling services, including Ground Investigation, Cable Percussive Drilling, Rotary Drilling, Dynamic Sampling, Windowless Sampling, Dewatering, Geothermal Drilling, and Water Well Drilling.

As a family run business, we put our customers’ needs first, ensuring that we always deliver a first class standard of customer service from the very first moment you get in touch, right the way through to after care.

Of course, when it comes to wireline coring, as well as our other drilling services, health and safety is at the very heart of our day-to-day business operations. It’s something that we take extremely seriously. We go to every length to ensure that all of our equipment is thoroughly maintained, regularly checked, and frequently tested in accordance with LOLER/PUWER Regulations. We also have a dedicated, in-house NEBOSH Construction qualified Health and Safety adviser on site to ensure that we are always in full compliance with the necessary health and safety regulations and requirements.

In addition to this, we also ensure that we always stay up to date with the very latest technology and innovations. This allows us to optimise quality, performance, and functionality. What’s more, all of our team members and engineers are trained to the highest possible standard, meaning we are able to deliver an outstanding standard of service.

If you require any further information about any of our Wireline coring services, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our friendly, professional, and helpful team is always on hand to answer any of your questions, to provide assistance, or to point you in the right direction based on your drilling needs. You can call us on 01942 216924 – we’d love to hear from you.


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