DURABAND® NC for Maximum Wear Protection In All Drilling Conditions
CoolBanding® U.S. Pat. No. 10,267,101 B2
CoolBanding® is a procedure developed by Postle Industries that protects the Internal Protective Coating (IPC) of drill pipe while hardbanding Tool Joints or Center Wear Pads with Duraband.
Drill Pipe Showing Internal Protective Coating (IPC)
Internal Protective Coating (IPC) of Drill Pipe 
Protects your IPC while hardbanding Ensures correct hardness of heat affected zone (HAZ) Applied exclusively by certified CoolBanding® applicators

CoolBanding® is a way of hardbanding that keeps the internal temperature of the drill pipe low enough to protect the plastic coating so it does not burn. At the same time the CoolBanding® procedure allows a high enough temperature of the drill pipe and tool joint for proper application of the hardbanding. It also allows proper cool down to ensure drill pipe integrity. Improper cooling can increase the hardness of the heat affected zone (HAZ) of the drill pipe to unacceptable levels and compromise the torsional integrity of the pipe. This does not happen with the CoolBanding® procedure.

For technical details please see the CoolBanding Datasheet.
For additional information regarding CoolBanding® please contact Postle Industries Corporate Headquarters at (216) 265-9000 (USA), use our contact form , or simply email us.

How CoolBanding® Works
Tool Joint Cross Section Depicting CoolBanding
Cross Section of CoolBanding® on Tool Joint 
CoolBanding® protects your IPC and during hardbanding. It maintains a Rockwell hardness under 40Rc in the heat affected zone (HAZ) to ensure torsional integrity of the drill pipe.
Become a Certified
CoolBanding® Applicator
For information on how to receive free training to become a certified CoolBanding® Applicator, call or email Steve Stefancic at (216) 386-6114 or contact Postle Industries Corporate Headquarters at (216) 265-9000 (USA).