Kondex Drill Defender HDD components are delivering longer life and usage to utility contractors throughout the U.S. and Canada. The difference lies in its patented, laser cladding wear protection used on all Kondex HDD products. This dense carbide additive acts as a shield against premature wear that outlasts and outperforms hard face welding and delivers 2 to 10 times more life than traditional wear coating alternatives! Using robotic automation, Kondex can add its laser cladding protection with pinpoint accuracy to areas that have traditionally been left vulnerable to wear.
Kondex Drill Defender products include:
- Sonde Housings: Our 3” and 3.5” splined Drill Defender sonde housings are made of a higher-grade steel than the industry standard and feature our exclusive laser cladding that (unlike hard facing) won’t weaken the part. Kondex housings provide greater strength and better protection for your investment.
- Cobble Bits: Gain more footage and better bit performance with Kondex Drill Defender cobble bits. These bits offer improved steering and a longer-retained cutting edge and bit shape, giving you up to 10 times more footage per bit over alternatives! Kondex cobble bits are affordably priced and available in 4” and 5” bore diameters for mid-size HDD rigs.
- Dirt Bits: Gain better and prolonged steering with our Drill Defender dirt bits. Available in a variety of shapes, widths, and thicknesses, and all featuring our laser cladding wear protection, these bits are ready to tackle a variety of ground conditions.
- Starter Rods & Collars: Tired of frequent starter rod breaks caused by worn-down material? Only Kondex Drill Defender starter rods and collars have a tungsten carbide shield of wear protection surrounding this area. Our laser cladding’s precision application offers the consistency needed to keep a clean connection that stands up to tough conditions.
Kondex HDD customers are sharing rave reviews of our products:
“We run these bits exclusively because they work in all ground conditions. We’ve been drilling in sand, stone, cobble, sandstone, dirt, you name it, and we haven’t seen any reason to change this bit out yet. These bits have honestly outlasted anything that we’ve ever put in the ground five times. So when we’re on a job and need our tooling to work for us, this never fails us.”
“The Kondex bit performed exceptionally well in rock/cobble, and we were able to get more production and three times the life versus other comparable brands. In my opinion, the Kondex cobble bit is the best on the market.”
“I don’t know what kind of asteroid, sun, or Earth $#!* that stuff is made out of, but it’s unbelievable. Nobody matches anything that I can go through with this.”
Join us at the No-Dig Show (Booth 121) in April to see our laser clad drill string components firsthand, visit our online store at kondexparts.com for more product information and pricing, or call Kevin at 920-238-2915 to discuss how Kondex Drill Defender products can improve your jobsite costs and drill performance.