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David E Slutz, Paul D Gigl, Gary M Flood, Gary W Smith: Brazed thermally-stable polycrystalline diamond compact workpieces and their fabrication. General Electric Company, Mueller and Smith, February 13, 1990: US04899922 (101 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a brazed implement comprising a thermally-stable polycrystalline diamond compact, e.g. a compact of self-bonded diamond particles having a network of inter-connected empty pores dispersed throughout the compact, bonded to another of said compact or bonded to a cemented carbide support b ...


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David E Slutz: Bonding of thermally stable abrasive compacts to carbide supports. General Electric Company, Mueller and Smith, July 25, 1989: US04850523 (61 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for bonding thermally-stable polycrystalline diamond or CBN compacts to carbide supports wherein the carbide support is placed in thermal contact with a heat sink and the thermally-stable compact is placed in thermal contact with a heat source during the brazing operation.


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Martin E Deakins, David E Slutz, Neil R Johnson, Thomas J Clark, Harold P Bovenkerk: Sawblade segments utilizing polycrystalline diamond grit. General Electric Company, Gary L Loser, November 28, 1989: US04883500 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides saw blade segments comprising polycrystalline diamond cutting elements and single crystal diamond cutting elements dispersed in a bonding matrix. In a preferred embodiment abrasion resistant particles are included so as to cause non-uniform wearing of the cutting segme ...


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David E Slutz, Francis R Corrigan: Products and process for making multigrain abrasive compacts. General Electric Company, Millen White Zelano & Branigan, May 18, 1993: US05211726 (32 worldwide citation)

Multigrain abrasive compacts and processes for making the same are provided which comprise fine granules of cubic boron nitride or diamond bound by a sintered matrix derived from a coating on the granules. The coating comprises one or more layers of an active coating material which chemically bonds ...


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David E Slutz, Paul D Gigl, Gary M Flood, Gary W Smith: Brazed thermally-stable polycrystalline diamond compact workpieces. General Electric Company, Mueller and Smith, June 5, 1990: US04931363 (30 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a brazed implement comprising a thermally-stable polycrystalline diamond compact, e.g. a compact of self-bonded diamond particles having a network of inter-connected empty pores dispersed throughout the compact, bonded to another of said compact or bonded to a cemented carbide support b ...


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Paul D Gigl, Bonnie M Hammersley, David E Slutz: Coated oxidation-resistant porous abrasive compact and method for making same. General Electric Company, Mueller and Smith, April 19, 1988: US04738689 (29 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved polycrystalline compact of self-bonded diamond particles having a network of interconnected empty pores dispersed throughout. The improved porous polycrystalline diamond compact possesses enhanced oxidation resistance and comprises all of the exterior surfaces of the porous ...


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Friedel S Knemeyer, David E Slutz: Method for producing flat CVD diamond film. General Electric Company, December 14, 1993: US05270077 (28 worldwide citation)

A chemical vapor deposition method for producing a flat diamond film substantially free of cracks by forming the diamond film on the surface of a substrate having a convex growth surface wherein the radius of curvature is matched with the tensile stress within the diamond coating produced to compens ...


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Roger McEachron, Edward J Connors, David E Slutz: Multi-layer metal coated diamond abrasives with an electrolessly deposited metal layer. General Electric Company, August 3, 1993: US05232469 (26 worldwide citation)

Multi-layer coated diamond abrasive particles having improved wear performance in abrasive tools are provided, wherein the coating comprises a single homogenous, carbide forming metal primary layer, preferably of chromium, and at least one non-carbide forming secondary layer applied by electroless d ...


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David B Cerutti, David E Slutz, Thomas J Broskea: Twist drills having thermally stable diamond or CBN compacts tips. General Electric Company, December 28, 1993: US05273557 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to rotary drill bits and blanks which retain polycrystalline diamond or CBN compacts, but which do not suffer from disadvantages attendant by prior drill designs. The inventive rotary drill bit has a slot within the head thereof which slot has brazed therein with a ...


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David E Slutz, Friedel S Knemeyer: Method for producing CVD diamond film substantially free of thermal stress-induced cracks. General Electric Company, February 15, 1994: US05286524 (25 worldwide citation)

Chemical vapor deposition method for producing a diamond film substantially free of thermal stress-induced cracks in which diamond growth occurs on both sides of a thin substrate so that two diamond coatings with identical opposing tensile forces are formed on each side of the substrate at a thickne ...