Resin-coated proppant

Resin-coated proppant improves crush resistance and conductivity

CARBO resin-coating technology improves proppant strength and productivity in the downhole environment. It also reduces flowback of proppant from the fracture into the wellbore, which can damage equipment. Resin coating effectively reduces costly cleanout issues in the wellbore by reducing effective stress on the proppant, providing encapsulation to maintain particle integrity and preventing fines from being released.

Proprietary technology for superior quality and performance

CARBOBOND resin-coated proppant features our proprietary resins, technology and coating process, all engineered for superior performance. The curable resin coating can be applied to any proppant available from CARBO. It is formulated for maximum compatibility with today’s complicated fracturing fluids.


  • Bonds in the fracture with temperature and closure
  • 100% coating efficiency encapsulates the substrate
  • Bonded proppant pack reduces effective stress on proppant
  • Formulated for maximum compatibility with complicated frac fluids
  • Resin coating can be applied to any CARBO proppant


  • Versatile—expands the usable application range (depth, temperature and stress)
  • No proppant flowback—eliminates subsequent equipment damage and the expense of cleanouts and disposal
  • Maintains conductivity—resin coating prevents fines from being released
  • Maintains particle integrity—prevents chemical attack on substrate
  • No additional chemical costs—since no fluid chemistry change is required, the job can be pumped as designed

The performance of CARBOBOND resin coating meets or exceeds that of any third-party coating, making CARBO a single, trusted source for superior uncoated and resin-coated proppant.

Fracture and proppant technology matrix

Overview of CARBO fracture and proppant technologies to help you build the optimal solution for your well.

Fracture and proppant technology matrix

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Fracture and proppant technology matrix

Fracture and proppant technology matrix

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