DURABAND® NC for Maximum Wear Protection
In All Drilling Conditions
Harsh Drilling Environments
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Duraband® NC Brochure Duraband® NC Hardbanding For Harsh Drilling Environments Duraband® NC is the ideal solution for drilling in harsh environments. It is the first product ever developed offering maximum protection that is applied 100% crack-free. Without cracks, high temperatures, steam, abrasives, and drilling fluids cannot penetrate into, and underneath the hardband. It offers superior wear resistance, longer down hole life and reduced drilling costs. Duraband® NC is the ideal solution for the toughest jobs including:

Highly Deviated Wells Sour Gas Environments Geothermal Wells HTHP Wells

Duraband® NC is *Fearnley Procter NS-1™ certified for new applications and certified for re-application over itself and other hardband products as specified in the NS-1™ re-application approval certificates. Eliminating the need to remove previous hardbanding before reapplication can reduce your costs by up to 75%. The advantages of Duraband® NC include:

Duraband® NC is engineered to be 100% crack-free. It’s application procedures do not allow stress cracks. • no nucleation sites for H2S gas • abrasive and drilling fluids are not trapped in cracks Even under severe drilling conditions or ERD spalling is highly unlikely. Excellent casing protection Eliminates costly premature re-application Faster turnaround time


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Duraband® NC Hardbanding
New Application to Tool Joints
Duraband® NC Hardbanding
Re-application to Tool Joints
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Hardbanding Re-Application Costs
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Hardbanding Solutions Brochure
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