Equipment/Software/Literature

06/13/2005
New casing protection resists cracking, spalling Click here to enlarge imagePlatinum HB, a new hardband solution. promises casing protection and tool joint protection in casing.The patent-pending, proprietary hardband is suited for operators and pipe owners, the company says. Platinum HB employs near-nanoscale microconstituents to provide high strength for wear performance and high toughness necessary to resist cracking and spalling in severe downhole applications.”The company says that casing wear tests showed a 31% reduction in casing wear over the nearest competitive hardband. At the same time, radial tool joint wear in casing was reduced 55% compared with the next best casing f...
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