07533740 is referenced by 98 patents and cites 33 patents.

Cutting elements are provided having substrates including end surfaces. TSP material layers extend over only a portion of the end surfaces or extend into the substrates below the end surfaces. Bits incorporating such cutting elements are also provided.

Title
Thermally stable polycrystalline diamond cutting elements and bits incorporating the same
Application Number
11/350620
Publication Number
7533740 (B2)
Application Date
February 8, 2006
Publication Date
May 19, 2009
Inventor
Mike Azar
The Woodlands
TX, US
Madapusi K Keshavan
The Woodlands
TX, US
Yuelin Shen
Houston
TX, US
Youhe Zhang
Tomball
TX, US
Agent
Christie Parker & Hale
Assignee
Smith International
TX, US
IPC
E21B 10/46
E21B 10/573
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