Guardian® HB Hardbanding
The first engineered tool joint hardband
When introduced in 2005, Guardian® HB was an instant industry leader as the first engineered tool joint hardband to deliver a combination of low casing wear and high radial wear resistance on drill pipe tool joints.
Guardian® HB utilizes NanoSteel’s patented technology and features a nano-scale microstructure that provides high hardness and toughness properties resulting in the exceptional casing-friendly wear performance.
More than 1,000 miles of drill pipe hardbanded with Guardian® HB have been put into service worldwide with exceptional results.
Guardian® HB’s unique performance characteristics provide high lifetime performance and low lifetime performance to cost ratio based on protection delivered.
- Low casing wear
- Exceptional tool joint protection
- Superior spalling resistance
- Easily reapplied
Guardian® HB easily handles severe wear environments, making it the ideal choice of oil companies and drill pipe owners for a complete range of applications.
- Extended reach
- Abrasive Hard Rock