diamond matrix

diamond matrix

[′dī·mənd ′mā·triks]
(design engineering)
The metal or alloy in which diamonds are set in a drill crown.
(geology)
The rock material in which diamonds are formed.
References in periodicals archive ?
The RSUMX also features an increase of 40 percent in active pad surface area and a new patent-pending impregnated diamond matrix that is three times harder than previous reaming shells.
A steel blade core provides the constant cutting depth, capacity and stability of a solid core, and the exposed diamond matrix allows the blades to cut concrete, plastic, fibreglass, rubber, non-ferrous metals, stainless and ferrous metals without loading for flexibility on the jobsite.
The catalog outlines the performance advantages provided by the inserts, and explains the proprietary Integrated Diamond Matrix (IDM) microstructure and how it contributes to improved tool life.