Machine Design

Engineered Coatings Alleviate Drill Tooling Wear

Sponsored by General Magnaplate

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General Magnaplate
With today’s oil and gas wells pushing deeper and deeper, metal drilling tools have to contend with increasingly corrosive conditions. Deep wells not only tend to exhibit concentrations of sour gas but also subject drilling tools to high temperature and pressures. Making matters worse, the rotary action of drilling exposes tools to constant wear. Offshore conditions are even more challenging given the difficulty and cost of maintaining drill strings.

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