PDC Bit Technology Manual

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Reed-Hycalog PDC Bit Technology Manual Table of ContentsIntroduction Purpose of the Manual PDC Bit Applications PDC Bit Nomenclature 1. The Company 1.1 Brief Company History 1.2 Chronology of Significant Events 2. PDC Cutting Mechanism 2.1 PDC Cutting Action 2.2 Self-sharpening Wear 3. Materials and Processes 3.1 Cutter Technology 3.2 Bit Technology 4. Components 4.1 PDC 4.2 Posts 4.3 Inclined Posts 4.4 Cylinder Cutters 4.5 Gauge Protection Inserts 4.6 Diamond Impregnated Studs (Impregs) 4.7 Nozzles 5. PDC Bit Design 5.1 Profile 5.2 Profile Examples 5.3 Cutters 5.4 Hybrid Bits 5.5 Bit Body 5.6 Blades 5.7 Bit Gauge 5.8 Bi-centric and Eccentric Bit Designs

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Reed-Hycalog PDC Bit Technology Manual Table of Contents5.9 Hydraulics and Bit Design 6.Manufacturing 6.1 Steel Bodied Bits 6.2 Matrix Bodied Bits 7. Quality System 7.1 H ycalog Quality Policy 7.2 H ycalog Quality System 7.3 Specific Laboratory PDC Quality Tests 7.4 H ycalog Quality Certification 7.5 Closing the Quality Loop 8. PDC Bit Applications 8.1 Economics 8.2 Geology 8.3 Well Logs 8.4 R ock Strength Analysis 8.5 Hydraulics 8.6 Other Considerations 9. PDC Bit Running 9.1 R unning Procedure 9.2 Factors Related to Terminating a Bit Run 9.3 Dull Grading a PDC Bit 9.4 Customer Report 9.5 Summary 9.6 Terms Related to Running Bits 10. Hycalog Bit Styles 10.1 PDC Bit Selection Guidelines 11. Glossary

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