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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Brown's adjustable pipe tongs, offered in five sizes, as identified by Jerald Fastenow, Spirit Lake, Iowa; Fred C.
Pipe Tongs are a safe, cost-effective way to move concrete, metal or plastic pipe.
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.