RESEARCH PAPERS: Emerging Energy Technology/Drilling/Manufacturing

Performance of Drill String Hardfacings

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J. S. Williamson, J. Bolton

Engineering Department, Sii/Drilco, Division of Smith International, Inc., Houston, Tex. 77205

J. Energy Resour. Technol 106(2), 278-281 (Jun 01, 1984) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3231052 History: Revised September 23, 1983; Received November 01, 1983; Online October 22, 2009


Drill string hardfacings are composites of steel and tungsten carbide applied by welding techniques. This paper discusses the important variables involved and gives experimental results for casing wear and abrasive wear resistance.

Copyright © 1984 by ASME
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