Technical Papers

 
Technical Papers

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Laboratory drill rig for PDC bearing and cutter development (2009)
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The Role of Diamond Surface and Intrinsic Contaminants on Sintering of Polycrystalline Diamond Compacts (PDC) by M. Vail (2003).
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Effects of Design and Processing Parameters on Performance of PDC Drag Cutters for Hard-Rock Drilling by J.L. Wise, D.W. Raymond, C.H. Cooley, and K. Bertagnolli (2002).
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Polycrystalline Diamond Compact (PDC) Design Methodology Utilizing Strain Energy Capacity by K.E. Bertagnolli and C.H. Cooley (2001).
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Understanding and Controlling Residual Stresses in Thick Polycrystalline Diamond Cutters for Enhanced Durability by K.E. Bertagnolli and R. Vale (2000).
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Seven Steps to Reducing Failure and Cycle Time by Jason Wiggins
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