First Digit: 1, 2, and 3 designate STEEL TOOTH BITS with 1 for soft, 2 for medium and 3 for hard formations. 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 designate TUNGSTEN CARBIDE INSERT BITS for varying formation hardness with 4 being the softest and 8 the hardest.
Second Digit: 1, 2, 3 and 4 are further breakdown of formation with 1 being the softest and 4 the hardest.
 Third Digit: This digit will classify the bit according to bearing/seal type - see information on different bearing types - and special gage wear protection as follows: 1. Standard open bearing roller bit 2. Standard open bearing roller bit, air-cooled 3. Standard open bearing roller bit with gauge protection which is defined as carbide inserts in the heel of the cone 4. Sealed roller bearing bit 5. Sealed roller bearing bit with gauge protection 6. Journal sealed bearing bit 7. Journal sealed bearing bit with gauge protection
 Fourth Digit: The following letter codes are used in the fourth digit position to indicate additional features: A. Air Application R. Reinforced Welds C. Center Jet S. Standard Steel Tooth D. Deviation Control X. Chisel Insert E. Extended Jet Y. Conical Insert G. Extra Gage Protection Z. Other Insert Shape J. Jet Deflection


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Bit Brokers is Quality Rock Bits. Since 1988 we have kept our clients ahead of schedule and under budget by providing the highest quality tools at the best possible prices. We supply the industry with quality tools such as, Hole Openers/Reamers, PDC Hole Openers/Reamers, Tricones, Tricone Cutters, Hammers & Hammer Bits, PDC Bits, Drag Bits and Directional Drilling Tools.


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