An excellent choice where applications demand the combination of size range and high torque output, the Eckel Model 14 UHT handles pipe from 4 inches to 14 inches. Upgraded in design and performance over the Model 14 HS, this tong is capable of delivering 70,000 ft-lb of torque. Also, available with Wedge Drive Tri-Grip®backup which handles pipe from 4 inches to 15.5 inches.
Wedge Drive Tri-Grip® Backup
The WD Tri-Grip® Backup is a high performance no compromise backup that is suitable for make-up and break-out of the most resilient connections. The WD Tri-Grip® Backup features a three head design that encompasses the tubular that applies an evenly distributed gripping force. The backup is capable of handling tubulars from 1.050 in. to 15.5 in. (26.67 - 393.7 mm). A constant radial load is applied when a single wedge drive to actuate the front two pivot heads with a third stationary head providing a reactionary force to provide a superior gripping performance. Wedge Drive Tri-Grip®Backup has exceptional gripping capabilities with Rig Dies when running drill pipe or optional Eckel Wrap-Around True-Grit® dies or Pyramid Fine Tooth dies for making up other types of tubulars.