Mobile Hardbanding

Select tubular product maintenance when and where
it is needed

Mobile hardbanding systems eliminate the freight costs and time associated with transporting tubular products from remote jobs or permanent facilities to a maintenance center. Schlumberger portable hardbanding units and technicians have the capability to apply the same hardbanding wires that were applied during manufacturing as well as to apply other compatible wires that have increased performance and abrasion resistance. These premium wires include our line of industry-recognized

  • Defender premium hardbanding wires
  • Defender MAX and Defender NON-MAG ELITE metal-cored hardbanding wires
  • Defender ULTRA flux-cored hardbanding wires.

This is accomplished using the manufacturers’ recommended hardbanding parameters, including proper preheat and post weld conditions.


  • Premium hardbanding wires for both casing-friendly and open hole applications
  • Superior abrasion and wear protection that extends drilling tubular life
  • Advanced portable equipment that enables high-quality application of hardbanding materials
  • Highly automated hardbanding unit that enables precise repeatable hardband applications
  • Fully trained, qualified personnel to ensure quality-controlled applications
  • Operation centers around the world that provide 24-hour mobile hardbanding services

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