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D-FORCE™ – Abrasive Formations

D-FORCE products feature longer-life bearings, heavy duty shirttails, a unique Sidewinder leg design, enhanced air flow system and improved abrasion resistant tungsten carbide inserts, providing added durability and increased penetration rates under a wide variety of operating conditions.

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South America Regional Contact

Miguel Jahncke

Mobile: +51-989-164-305 (Peru)

Mobile: +1-954-258-0271 (USA)

mjahncke@varelmining.com

Offices
  • Peru

    Varel Mining and Industrial LLC. Sucursal del Peru, Las Poncianas # 105, La Molina Vieja, Lima, Peru Office Phone: +51-1-365-2529

Europe Regional Contact

Graeme McKenzie

Office: +1 469-476-5374

Mobile: +1 919 720 3556

GMcKenzie@varelmining.com

The Middle East Regional Contact

Graeme McKenzie

Office: +1 469-476-5374

Mobile: +1 919 720 3556

GMcKenzie@varelmining.com

Africa Regional Contact

Graeme McKenzie

Office: +1 469-476-5374

Mobile: +1 919 720 3556

GMcKenzie@varelmining.com

North America Regional Contact

Graeme McKenzie

Office: +1 469-476-5374

Mobile: +1 919 720 3556

GMcKenzie@varelmining.com

Central America Regional Contact

Miguel Jahncke

 

Mobile: +51-989-164-305 (Peru)

Mobile: +1-954-258-0271 (USA)

mjahncke@varelmining.com

Offices
  • Peru

    Varel Mining and Industrial LLC. Sucursal del Peru, Las Poncianas # 105, La Molina Vieja, Lima, Peru Office Phone: +51-1-365-2529

APAC Regional Contact

Kenny Wapshaw

 

Office: +61 (0) 8 9315 9999

Mobile: +61 (0) 412 270 749

kwapshaw@varelmining.com

Offices
  • Australia

    Suite 31, Riseley Corporate Centre, 135 Riseley Street, Booragoon, WA 6154, Australia

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Features and benefits

Advanced Bearing Package
Designed to minimize heating and provide maximum bearing life.

Enhanced Shirttail Protection
Abrasion resistant flat inserts set into the Varel Sidewinder design create an extremely strong gage beneficial for holding gage while drilling ahead

Improved Cutting Elements
Varel's patented High Energy Tumbling (HET™) method produces a unique cutting structure surface that extends bit life and increases drilling rate

Vented Cones
Standard in all D-FORCE series bits 9" and larger in diameter, vented cones allow a continuous air flow throughout the bearing to provide better cooling and cleaning

Increased Hole Wall Clearance
Keeps the bit body away from the hole wall with raised shirttail inserts, improving evacuation of large cuttings and reducing abrasive wear on the bit body.

Sidewinder Leg Design
Improves cuttings removal from the hole bottom by allowing more area for cuttings to flow by the bit towards the surface. This increases the rate of penetration by eliminating cuttings re-grinding.

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