New fixed cutter bit for hard rock drillingThe new Millennium Series fixed cutter bit is able to incorporate an advanced synthetic diamond technology to micro-shear the formation, achieving improved drilling optimization and faster rates of penetration in the full range of hard rock drilling.The new diamond impregnation system is incorporated in the new bit. By incorporating this diamond backup design into proprietary whirl-resistant bit designs, the bit series technology pushes PDC bits into harder rock, from the top end of IADC code five series roller cone equivalent, into the six series drillable rock. Diamond segments and disks are produced at a lower temperature, resulting in self-sh...

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