Klaw Bit Success Story

Reducing Total Drilling Cost - PT. Kayan Utama Coal (KPUC)

Klaw Bit Atlas Copco

KAYAN PUTRA UTAMA COAL (KPUC) is one of the large mining companies in Indonesia. Currently KPUC operates drilling machines at two mining operational sites in Kalimantan, Segihan and Malinau. Segihan's site drilling fleet consist 3 Atlas Copco DM45's for blast hole.

Atlas Copco not only trusted as supplier for the drilling units, but also for the drilling consumables. The most challenge for the drilling consumables at KPUC is how to increase productivity, penetration rate and the over all life time of the drill bit. with such challenges, Atlas Copco has provided an innovative solution in the form a product called the Klaw Bit.

The klaw bit indicatessignificant performance improvements compared to earlier drill bits used on site. Form from long term operational use on KPUC sites, the Klaw Bit has provided superior penetration rates and product life time.

With addition of a "value added" Cost Per Meter (CPM) partnership that is conducted between Atlas Copco and KPUC there are additional distinct advantages, namely:

> Saving on inventory cost.

> Goods availabaility is guanranteed.

> Premium  product guarantee with fix cost per meter drilled.


Calculation using Klaw Bit and Tricone Bit in 1 month

“ The Klaw Bit is the b est solution for our main problem in improving penetration productivity rate and life time of the drill bit, with these faster practice, we thereby achieve savings in overall production time" ”

Arifin Harun , Project Manager of KPUC