TCI HydraMAX Hole Openers

Similar in nearly all respects to the PDC HydraMAX line of hole openers, but using tungsten carbide insert (TCI) bits aimed at particular applications. TCI HydraMAX hole openers are a great solution for drilling through mixed formations where you’ll encounter a variety of material, including rough and inconsistent material, as well as very hard, smooth rock.

The design and manufacturing process of all our hole openers utilizes finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics. TCI HydraMAX hole openers are controlled by a horizontal/directional drilling rig at surface.

  • Combines the strength of a tungsten carbide insert with the soft-formation drillability of a mill-tooth, making the TCI HydraMAX a great alternative to traditional solutions
  • High rate of penetration
  • Durable, robust, economical and rebuildable
  • Same basic capacities as PDC HydraMAX hole openers: small-bore range of 10” to 24” and larger-bore range of 30” to 60”, with larger sizes available upon request
  • Designed and manufactured in-house
  • Available worldwide

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