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|1. (WO2018122164) SUPERHARD CONSTRUCTIONS & METHODS OF MAKING SAME|
|Applicants:||ELEMENT SIX (UK) LIMITED
|Inventors:||ZUNEGA, Jonee Christine Paredes
BUSH, Peter Robert
|Title:||SUPERHARD CONSTRUCTIONS & METHODS OF MAKING SAME|
A method of forming a super hard polycrystalline construction is disclosed as comprising placing a pre-formed structure of a first material into a canister, introducing a plurality of grains or particles of super hard material into the canister to locate the grains or particles in and/or around the pre-formed structure to form a pre-sinter assembly and treating the pre-sinter assembly at an ultra-high pressure of around 5 GPa or greater and a temperature to sinter together the grains of super hard material in the presence of a binder material to form the super hard polycrystalline construction comprising a body of polycrystalline super hard material having a first region of super hard grains in a binder material, and an embedded second region.