The colourful world of bits

An examination of how new developments in bit production are allowing Boart Longyear to produce a line of drill bits that increase productivity and ultimately place more core in the box.

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Boart Longyear has colour-coded its Longyear Diamond Bit Series to make it easier to select and use bits for every type of ground condition, with each colour corresponding to specific hardness ratings found on the standard Mohs hardness scale

Using novel metallurgy, Boart Longyear has successfully created a chemical bond between diamond and matrix for use in its drill bits.