New drilling bitsNew HydraBoss Xstream and XLX Tricone bits are on the market.The Xstream is specifically designed to address rate of penetration limiting factors when drilling formations conducive to bit and bottom hole balling. Xstream features a new nozzle configuration that cleans multiple rows of teeth and directly affects the borehole bottom. Its continuous flow forces cuttings outward towards the borehole wall and upwards past the bit.The new XLX steel tooth package with Endura II hard facing provides durability and protection for the XLX-1 and MX-1 steel tooth bits. The company says it uses a technique that allows for a superthick application of hard facing on the tooth crest that...

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