Bucking Unit

Bucking Unit

What is a Bucking Unit?
  • A bucking unit is a hydraulic machine used in the oil and gas industry primarily for making up or breaking out threaded connections in drilling tools and other downhole tools.
  • This includes operations such as screwing together or unscrewing drill pipe, casing, tubing, and other tool joints.
  • Bucking units come in various configurations, including horizontal, vertical, and mobile units, and can handle a wide range of tool sizes and types.
Key Features of our Bucking Unit:
  • High Torque Capacity: Handles up to 200,000 ft-lb of torque, versatile for various operations with efficiency from 200 ft-lb.
  • Advanced Hydraulic System: Low-pressure hydraulic system eliminates high-pressure hoses and fittings, enhancing safety and reducing costs (customizable).
  • Fixed and Traversing Components: Features a fixed headstock and a traversing tailstock with a hinged, top-opening feature for easy tool loading (customizable).
  • Hydraulically Controlled Clamp Cylinders: Adjusts to tubular goods from 2 3/8 to 48 inches OD without changing jaws, minimizing downtime and safety risks.
  • Fully Floating Tail and Headstock Option: Available for all machines, accommodating offset torque connections.
  • Accurate Graph Reports: Provides detailed graph reports on threaded makeups for full authentication and traceability.
  • Extensive Choice of Accessories: Offers a wide range of accessories to meet diverse operational needs.
  • Customer-Specific Coatings: Provides customizable coatings tailored to specific customer requirements.
How to Use a Bucking Units?
  • The tool or pipe to be worked on is secured in the bucking unit, which has powerful clamping and rotational mechanisms.
  • For making up (assembly), the bucking unit rotates one part of the tool to screw it onto another part, applying precise torque to achieve a secure connection.
  • For breaking out (disassembly), the unit applies rotational force in the opposite direction to unscrew the parts.
  • The bucking unit typically provides real-time monitoring and recording of the applied torque, turns, and shoulder position to ensure proper connection/disconnection and quality control.
What Can Users Do With a Bucking Unit?
  • Users can safely and efficiently assemble and disassemble drill string components, casing, tubing, and downhole tools.
  • They can apply precise torque to connections, ensuring the integrity of the assembled tools.
  • They can track and record data on makeup/breakout operations for quality control and auditing purposes.

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