MRO Magazine

Synthetic diamond radial bearing for harsh environments


Industry

May 5, 2009
By PEM Magazine

Orem, UT – US Synthetic Corporation, a Dover Company and a provider of polycrystalline diamond cutters (PDCs) for oil and gas exploration, announced on May 5th the availability of the industry’s first commercially viable radial bearing line based on synthetic diamond technology. Coming out of field trials with major manufacturers, this groundbreaking technology from the US Synthetic Bearings division has garnered the 2009 Spotlight on New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference, and was also recognized by the 2009 Utah Innovations Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council.