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As rock bit design becomes increasingly sophisticated, the ability to maximize the bit's hydraulic efficiency is critical to obtaining peak performance. Smith Tool addresses this issue with the Flex-Flo Adaptive Hydraulic Design system. Flex-Flo uses three separate hydraulic configurations to deal with formation types that range from very soft and/or sticky to extremely hard and abrasive. Multiple choices of nozzle length, nozzle diameter distribution and fluid jet trajectories on a hydraulically efficient body provide flexibility in flow regimes.

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