Case study - GLINIK

CASE STUDY

CLIENT:
NiUW Glinik

INDUSTRY:
Mining

NEED:
Automation of tricone drill bit upgrading process with lasser cladding

SOLUTION:
17,5’ tricone drill bit surface upgrading using LDT technology with fully automated 5-axis process. 

USED MATERIAL: 
1559-40-65% 4590 Höganäs powder. (Tungsten carbide in a nickel alloy matrix)

LAYER HARDNESS:
Tungsten carbide: average 2580HV1
Nickel alloy warp: average 599HV1