pipe tongs

pipe tongs

[′pīp ‚täŋz]
(engineering)
Heavy tongs that are hung on a cable and used for screwing pipe and tool joints.

pipe tongs

A tool used by plumbers or pipe fitters to screw or unscrew lengths of pipe or pipe fittings.
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Pipe Tongs are a safe, cost-effective way to move concrete, metal or plastic pipe.
Rogers also rents and sells drill pipe tongs, accessories, hydraulic power units and hydraulic tong positioners.
The development of these specialty drill pipe tongs meet the high torque needs of the premium drilling connections used in today's environment.
To assist in reaching maximum penetration, a special sling package and drill pipe tongs were supplied to run drill pipe inside the conductor for jetting purposes.
Allis-Chalmers continues to provide the rental of drill pipe tongs and a range of pipe handling services, including installing casing and tubing, changing out drill pipe, and retrieving production tubing for onshore and offshore drilling and workover operations.
CCHS Reproductions range from 18th century pipe tongs offered at $375 to an elegant Tall-case Clock for $7,800.