tool joint

tool joint

[′tül ‚jȯint]
(engineering)
A coupling element for a drill pipe; designed to support the weight of the drill stem and the strain of frequent use, and to provide a leakproof seal.
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This included the tool joint ends and the cutoff section underwater and on land.
Limited Tenders are invited for Purchase Of Tool Joint Male, Female And Bottom Sub -Spares For Idm 30E Bhd
The new development, which is available in two versions -- basic and premium -- with five and eight-foot reach and 100 000 ft-lbf make-up torque/120 000 ft-lbf break-down torque, includes all essential functions for making up and breaking down tool joint connections in less time, thus reducing downtime and increasing the efficiency of pipe handling operations.
The tool joint and base are assembled by means of thermal shrinkage which results in high concentric accuracy (less than five microns) as well as the ability to transfer high torque and axial forces.
The patent pending 360-degree clamping system decreases slippage, tool joint wear and pipe distortion to extend the life of the drill string.
Some of the services Superior Machine & Welding offers are aluminum welding, custom fabricating, gas and arc welding, marine propeller repair, tool joint cutting and facing, oilfield equipment repair, and welding and sandblasting.
For facing and turning a box tool joint from hardened and tempered low alloy steel, cutting time per component was reduced by 62 percent, saving 92 cents per unit and $36.
The service is to cover all the patches and changing needs of the information system applications involved and the renovation needs of the system on the functional components involved (supports the new tool joint administration .
This tube is coupled with a steel tool joint using a proprietary thermal connection technology that allows steel tool joints to be attached to the aluminum pipe body.
Newly designed wrenches provide excellent gripping power and are open at the top to allow visibility of the tool joint.
Provision should cover all patches and changing needs of information system applications involved and the renovation needs of the system functional blocks involved (management of the new tool joint administration).