Southwestern Machine stocks Sharp Tooth cutters, Button cutters, & Chert cutters. All of our types of cutters are made of special alloy steel and are fully heat treated. They are set vertically in the body preventing drag or sliding on the wall of the hole being drilled.
TYPE S: Milled, machined and with sharp teeth for maximum reaming in soft formations.
TYPE M: Milled, machined and hard faced. Ideal for medium to medium hard formations.
TYPE H: For hard formation, tungsten carbide inserts are recommended to fracture the formation.
TYPE VH: For very hard formation and tough drilling conditions this type cutter is always used.