BESTOFLIFE

BESTOFLIFE

Drilling Compound

BESTOLIFE® No. 270®

LEAD BASED
DRILLING COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
The original BESTOLIFE® No. 270® is a patented formulation for rotary-shouldered connections. It combats galling, seizing, and downhole makeup.
APPLICATIONS
Premium drill collar compound provides maximum protection. Recommended for drill collars, tool joints, casing, tubing, pipe joints, studs, bolts, nuts and screws, gaskets, high temperature flange connections, pumps, exhaust lines and pipeline connections.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Black
Penetration:290-310 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:19.6 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥350°F (≥177°C)
Flash Point:≥392°F (≥200°C) 
Brushable To:10°F (-12°C)
Friction Factor:1.0 
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Over 60% metallic lead and other non-metallic additives

BESTOLIFE® ZN-50

ZINC BASED
DRILLING COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® ZN-50 is a zinc-based thread compound recommended for all rotary shouldered connections.
APPLICATIONS
Zinc-based thread compound recommended for drilling, tool joints, drill collars, and coring bits.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Gray
Penetration:265-295 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:14-16 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point: ≥350°F (≥177°C)
Flash Point:≥485°F (≥252°C)
Brushable To:10°F (-12°C)
Friction Factor:1.0 
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Zinc and other non-metallic additives

BESTOLIFE® ZN-60

ZINC BASED
DRILLING COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® ZN-60 is a zinc-based thread compound recommended for all rotary shouldered connections.
APPLICATIONS
Zinc-based thread compound recommended for drilling, tool joints, drill collars, and coring bits.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Gray
Penetration:265-295 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:14-16 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point: ≥350°F (≥177°C)
Flash Point:490°F (254°C)
Brushable To:10°F (-12°C)
Friction Factor:1.0 
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Zinc and other non-metallic additives

BESTOLIFE® COPPER JOINT LEAD FREE

COPPER BASED
DRILLING COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® Copper Joint Lead Free (CJLF) is a non-lead, non-zinc thread compound for rotary- shouldered connections. Its high copper content allows it to bear high-pressure stress. CJLF applies easily in a wide range of temperatures and conditions, and is resistant to washout. It will not harden or bleed excessively in storage.
APPLICATIONS
Lead-free answer for drill collars and drill pipe. Recommended for all drilling applications (rotary-shouldered connections). It also is effective for use on open gear jack-up legs.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Copper
Penetration:295-310 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:10.2 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥350°F (≥177°C)
Flash Point:≥392°F (≥200°C)
Brushable To:10°F (-12°C)
Friction Factor:1.1
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Copper, graphite, and other non-metallic additives

BESTOLIFE® COPPER SUPREME SPECIAL BLEND PLUS

COPPER BASED
DRILLING COMPOUND

ASTM B117 Salt Spray Test: 2500 hours (min)

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® Copper Supreme Special Blend® Plus (CSSB Plus) adds a proprietary corrosion inhibitor to the original CSSB formula, providing excellent storage protection in addition to its superior running capabilities. CSSB Plus guards against corrosion, resists washout, and will not harden or bleed excessively in storage.
APPLICATIONS
High temperature compound for drill collars and drill pipe with storage protection. Recommended for all drilling applications (rotary-shouldered connections), including high temperature environments. It is also effective for use on slides, jacking systems, cantilever type rigs and assemblies.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Copper
Penetration:310-330 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:10.2 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥500°F (≥260°C)
Flash Point:399°F (204°C)
Brushable To:15°F (-9°C)
Friction Factor:1.15*
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Copper flake, synthetic and amorphous graphite, and other non-metallic additives

Production Compound

BESTOLIFE® 72733

LEAD BASED
PRODUCTION COMPOUND

Salt Spray: 900 Hours

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® 72733 is a high pressure, high temperature thread compound for casing, tubing, and line pipe that exceeds API RP 5A3. It includes a special corrosion inhibitor for superior corrosion resistance as compared to API Modified.
APPLICATIONS
High-pressure thread compound for casing, tubing, and line pipe.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Dark Copper
Penetration:310-340 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:15.8 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥350°F/≥177°C (typ)
Flash Point:325°F/162.8°C (min)
Brushable To:0°F/-18°C
Friction Factor:1.0
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Graphite, lead, zinc, copper 

BESTOLIFE® API MODIFIED

LEAD BASED
PRODUCTION COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® API Modified is a high temperature, high-pressure thread compound for casing, tubing, and line pipe. It meets or exceeds API RP 5A3. This superior metallic compound stops corrosion and will not harden, dry out, evaporate, or oxidize.
APPLICATIONS
High-pressure thread compound for casing, tubing, and line pipe.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Dark Copper
Penetration:310-330 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:15.8 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥350°F/≥177°C
Flash Point:≥392°F/≥200°C (min)
Brushable To:0°F/-18°C
Friction Factor:1.0
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Powdered graphite, lead powder, zinc dust, copper flake 

BESTOLIFE® 2000®

COPPER BASED
PRODUCTION COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® 2000® is a lead-free, zinc-free thread compound for casing, tubing, and line pipe. It is stable in high-pressure and high-temperature conditions. An excellent running compound, 2000® also provides superior protection for long-term storage.
APPLICATIONS
Premium lead-free API alternative for casing, tubing, and line pipe; contains no lead or zinc. Formulated for use in high temp steam injection service.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Dark Copper
Penetration:310-340 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:10.4 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥350°F/≥177°C
Flash Point:≥392°F (≥200°C)
Brushable To:10°F (-12°C)
Friction Factor:0.90 (relative API Modified)
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Inert nonmetallic solids and <4% copper

Drilling Compound

BESTOLIFE® 3010® ULTRA

NON-METALLIC
DRILLING COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® 3010® Ultra is a non-metallic thread compound for rotary-shouldered connections and is effective for jack up systems. Heavy metal free for environmental concerns, the compound excels in low temperature and high temperature environments. 3010® Ultra prevents galling and seizing, forming a gasket-like seal in a rotary connection for maximum protection in rough conditions.
APPLICATIONS
Non-metallic compound for rotary-shouldered connections in cold, wet conditions. Recommended for all drilling applications including high temperature environments.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Black
Penetration:295-310 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:10.4 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥300°F (≥149°C)
Flash Point:>310°F (>154°C)
Brushable To:-49°F (-45°C)
Friction Factor:1.0
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Amorphous and synthetic graphite and other non-metallic additives

BESTOLIFE® 4010® NM

NON-METALLIC
DRILLING COMPOUND

ASTM B117 Salt Spray Test: 1500 hours (min)

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® 4010® NM is the fourth generation of the BESTOLIFE® family of non-metallic thread compounds for rotary-shouldered and premium connections, designed and developed to address environmental concerns in ecologically sensitive areas of the world.
APPLICATIONS
Non-metallic compound for rotary connections and proprietary premium self sealing casing/tubing connections. Effective for use on slides, jacking systems, cantilever type rigs and assemblies. Salt Spray Corrosion Protection for up to 1500 hours. 4010® NM is non conductive and resistant to high pH/brine water.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Light Gray
Penetration:295-310 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:10.4 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥550°F (≥288°C)
Flash Point:396°F (202°C (min)
Brushable To:-40°F (-40°C)
Friction Factor:1.0
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Graphite, non-metallic additives

Production Compound

BESTOLIFE® PTC

NON-METALLIC
PRODUCTION COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® PTC is a nonmetallic thread compound for premium self-sealing connections. A blend of synthetic graphite and PTFE that is inert to chemical attack, PTC protects against galling of high alloy steels.
APPLICATIONS
Non-metallic compound for premium, self-sealing connections.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Black
Penetration:310-340 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:9.1 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point:≥500°F/≥260°C (typ)
Flash Point:≥392°F (≥200°C)
Brushable To:15°F/-9°C
Friction Factor:0.8 (relative API Modified)
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Synthetic graphite, PTFE, and other nonmetallic additives

BESTOLIFE® METAL FREE

NON-METALLIC
PRODUCTION COMPOUND

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® Metal Free is a non-metallic thread compound for API OCTG and BTC. A blend of synthetic and amorphous graphite, PTFE, and other non-metallic additives, Metal Free contains no toxic materials. It delivers galling and thread protection and conforms to API RP 5A3.
APPLICATIONS
Economical, non-metallic compound for maximum protection. Metal Free is a running compound and not designed to be used as a storage compound.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Black
Penetration:310-330 (ASTM D 217)
Weight/Gallon:9.1 pounds/gallon
Dropping Point: ≥350°F/≥177°C (typ)
Flash Point:≥392°F/≥200°C (min)
Brushable To:10°F/-12°C
Friction Factor:0.9 (relative API Modified)
Shelf Life: 4 years (unopened container)
Contains:Synthetic and amorphous graphite, PTFE, and other nonmetallic additives

Production Compound

BESTOLIFE® STORAGE COMPOUND

STORAGE
PRODUCTION COMPOUND

ASTBM B117 Salt Spray Test: 4000 hrs (min)

DESCRIPTION
BESTOLIFE® Storage Compound (BSC) provides long-term storage protection for threaded surfaces in a variety of conditions. Laboratory tests confirm superior storage protection based on 4000 lab hours which is equal to 4 years.
APPLICATIONS
For long-term storage.
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Color:Off-White
Penetration:330-350 (ASTM D217)
Weight/Gallon:8.1 pounds/gallon
Flash Point:≥399°F/≥204°C (min)
Brushable To:10°F/-12°C
Contains:Corrosion and oxidation inhibitors and polymers

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