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Alloy Steel for Oil & Gas Drilling

Proven Mud Motor Steel

Pennsylvania Steel Corporation is proud of its reputation for providing superior steel and steel products to the oil and gas drilling industry. FLEXOR® has a proven record as an extremely reliable and effective steel for use in high performing steel mud motors. It has outperformed or matched other alloy steels such as 4330V mod, 4140, and 4340 in drive components, including drive shafts, couplings, rotors, bearing adapters and catch bolts.

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alloy & mud motor steel for oil & gas drilling
FLEXOR for the oil & gas industry

FLEXOR®'s Unique Chemistry

FLEXOR®’s unique chemistry (Cr,Mo,W) provides high tensile and yield strength without sacrificing toughness. FLEXOR® carbides offer significant wear resistance over other steels. It also exhibits superior machining characteristics, making FLEXOR® ideal for precision components.

If you are interested in manufacturing from a certified blank or would like us to manufacture complete – please contact one of our inside sales representatives for a quotation.

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Comparing FLEXOR® to Other Steel Alloys

FLEXOR® is a unique steel which is neither a standard alloy steel nor a standard tool steel, though it is often mistaken for both. FLEXOR®'S unique chemistry allows it to be used in thousands of applications often as a superior alternative to other alloy or tool steels.

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"At Powerhold we use FLEXOR® exclusively on all our special design work-holding Diaphragms. The performance and machining quality of FLEXOR® is superior to anything we have utilized in the past.

Today’s customer demands a quality product that performs consistently...FLEXOR® enables us to meet that goal every day."

Stephen W. Brown, Purchasing Manager

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