Kooben Technology was established by a group of hardfacing experts who have been pioneering leaders in the development of wear and corrosion-resistant materials for over 30 years. Under their leadership, one of the best R&D teams in the world was born and enabled Kooben to quickly become a leading manufacturer and supplier of hardfacing wire, arc spray, and 3D printing metal powder.
With its own manufacturing facilities and product development, Kooben also prides itself on its ability to customize products to fit customer needs, greatly reducing costs. It also is able to pass savings from low manufacturing costs on to its customers. Additionally, the company invests large amounts funds and resources into research on the latest in industry developments and technologies, making the company an unmatched leader in cutting-edge product flexibility and research. By doing so, Kooben has gained recognition and awards by government agencies and academics across the glob. Its more than 100 grades of products are used in a wide range of industries including the oil and gas, mining, steel, cement, dredging, and machinery industries. Kooben is also ISO 9001 certified for quality management.
Kooben KB series of hardbanding wire (KB 100, 150, 300, and 350) for drill pipes and heavy weight drill pipes is casing-friendly, crack-free, and highly wear resistant. The wires can also be re-applied over themsevles or Arnco wires of the same grade. According to customers, KB series hardbanding is better in terms of both performance and value when compared to other wires.
These strengths and Kooben’s identity as a new and forward-looking company give it the power to stay on top of industry trends and move at full speed towards a prosperous future together with its customers and partners.