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Nicholas J Lyons, Danny E Scott, Rudolf Carl Pessier, David Gavia, Juan Miguel Bilen: Earth-boring tools having differing cutting elements on a blade and related methods. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, August 13, 2013: US08505634 (6 worldwide citation)

Earth-boring tools include combinations of shearing cutting elements and gouging cutting elements on a blade of the earth-boring tools. In some embodiments, a gouging cutting element may be disposed adjacent to a shearing cutting element on a blade of an earth-boring tool. Methods of forming earth-b ...


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Eric E McClain, Michael L Doster, John C Thomas, Matthew R Isbell, Jarod DeGeorge, Chad T Jurica: Cutting structures for casing component drillout and earth-boring drill bits including same. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, June 7, 2011: US07954571 (5 worldwide citation)

A drill bit includes a bit body having a face on which two different types of cutters are disposed, the first type being cutting elements suitable for drilling at least one subterranean formation and the second type being at least one of an abrasive cutting structure and an abrasive cutting element ...


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Tu Tien Trinh, Eric C Sullivan, Xiaomin Chris Cheng: Cutting elements comprising sensors, earth-boring tools having such sensors, and associated methods. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, September 29, 2015: US09145741 (4 worldwide citation)

A cutting element for an earth-boring tool includes an elongated body having a longitudinal axis, a generally planar volume of hard material attached to the elongated body, and a sensor affixed to the elongated body. The sensor may be configured to sense at least one of stress and strain. An earth-b ...


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Robert J Buske, James R Florey: Erosion resistant fluid passageways and flow tubes for earth-boring tools, methods of forming the same and earth-boring tools including the same. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, November 9, 2010: US07828089 (3 worldwide citation)

Flow tubes for earth-boring tools include hardfacing material for protecting the tubes from erosion due to the flow of fluid through a fluid passageway extending therethrough. Earth-boring tools include an erosion-resistant material covering a surface of a body of the tools for protecting the bodies ...


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Nicholas J Lyons, Jimmy W Eason, Redd H Smith, John H Stevens: Bonding agents for improved sintering of earth-boring tools, methods of forming earth-boring tools and resulting structures. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, September 18, 2012: US08268452 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods for forming earth-boring tools include providing a metal or metal alloy bonding agent at an interface between a first element and a second element and sintering the first element, the second element, and the boding agent to form a bond between the first element and the second element at the ...


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Anton F Zahradnik: Earth-boring tools and methods of forming earth-boring tools. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, January 6, 2015: US08925654 (3 worldwide citation)

A fixed-cutter earth-boring tool includes a first blade carrying a first plurality of cutting elements and having a first stiffness and a second blade configured to have a second stiffness different from the first stiffness. A method of forming an earth-boring tool includes forming a bit body having ...


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Duggan James L, Stevens John H, Smith Redd H: Method of forming pockets for receiving drill bit cutting elements. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Duggan James L, Stevens John H, Smith Redd H, WELBORN Brian S, September 18, 2008: WO/2008/112262 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods of forming cutting element pockets in earth-boring tools include machining at least one recess (52) to define at least one surface of a cutting element pocket using a cutter (56) oriented at an angle to a longitudinal axis of the cutting element pocket. Methods of forming earth-boring tools ...


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Suresh G Patel, Chaitanya K Vempati, Juan Miguel Bilen: Cutting elements having curved or annular configurations for earth-boring tools, earth-boring tools including such cutting elements, and related methods. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, April 5, 2016: US09303461 (2 worldwide citation)

Cutting elements for earth-boring tools include a substrate having a front end surface, an opposing back end surface, and at least one side surface extending between the front end surface and the back end surface. A volume of polycrystalline hard material is disposed on the front end surface of the ...


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Danny E Scott, Nicholas J Lyons, Juan Miguel Bilen, Oliver Matthews, Rudolf Carl Pessier: Earth-boring tools having shaped cutting elements. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, July 7, 2015: US09074435 (2 worldwide citation)

Cutting elements include a volume of superabrasive material. The volume of superabrasive material comprises a front-cutting surface, an end-cutting surface, a cutting edge, and lateral side surfaces extending between and intersecting each of the front-cutting surface and the end-cutting surface. An ...


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Jimmy W Eason, Travis E Puzz: Methods of forming erosion-resistant composites, methods of using the same, and earth-boring tools utilizing the same in internal passageways. Baker Hughes Incorporated, TraskBritt, August 28, 2012: US08252225 (1 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer precursor material for use in forming hardfacing on a tool including hard particles, metal particles and a polymer. Methods of forming a multi-layer precursor film. Methods of using a precursor material to form hardfacing on a tool, including brazing a precursor material onto a surface ...