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Superabrasive elements, methods of fabricating such elements, and applications utilizing such elements. In one embodiment, a superabrasive element includes a mass of polycrystalline diamond including ultra-dispersed diamond grain structures present in an amount greater than zero weight percent and less than about 75 weight percent of the mass of polycrystalline diamond. Various structures and apparatuses that utilize the superabrasive elements, such as polycrystalline diamond compacts (PDCs) and drill bits are disclosed. Methods of manufacture are also disclosed.

Title
Polycrystalline diamond element comprising ultra-dispersed diamond grain structures and applications utilizing same
Application Number
11/496905
Publication Number
7516804 (B2)
Application Date
July 31, 2006
Publication Date
April 14, 2009
Inventor
Michael A Vail
Genola
UT, US
Agent
Workman Nydegger
Assignee
US Synthetic Corporation
UT, US
IPC
E21B 10/46
E21B 10/36
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