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"REPORTER of the Association of Drilling Contractors" N 2, 2012
Experience of using PDC bits in interstratified solid beds in Urals-Volga region Chulkova, Viktoria Valerievna – deputy head of bit service department, LLC BSK RINAKO, candidate for master’s degree, MGRI-RGGRU of Sergo Ordzhonikidze, ChulkovaVV@gmail.com
Key words: rock cutting tools, PDC bit, inserts, vibration. The paper provides the findings of a research to improve durability of PDC bits in interstratified solid beds. It is shown that the use of special inserts with improved wear resistance and vibration dampers allows to extend service life of the bit and increase the average penetration rate while drilling.