4½ UHT-13®

Tubing Tong: 1.050 - 4½ in.

Light weight and rugged!
  • 8,500 ft-lbs (11524 Nm) Maximum Torque
  • CASE STIFFENER Technology Enhanced
  • Two Speed Gear Train
  • Quick Changing Sliding Heads
  • Self Aligning Throat
  • Optional: Wedge Drive Tri-Grip® Backup
Product Description

4½ UHT Tong

The Model 4½ UHT-13 is rugged, light weight tong capable of providing 8,500 ft-lb of torque at 2,500 PSI. The tong will handle pipe from 1.050 inches to 4½ inches. A notable feature is the Eckel patented quick-change sliding head biting system that compensates for worn or under gauge pipe. Our patent-pending CASE STIFFENER technology enhances overall torque to provide consistent torque output. Having a high full 360° rotational torque ensures the tong can makeup special torque-turn connections that require continuous rotation. Also, the CASE STIFFENER technology reduces stress and wear on the rotary gear teeth. Also available with an optional rod package for sizes⅝ inch through 1-1/8 inches and your choice of manual type or hydraulic type backups.

Tri-Grip® Backup

The Tri-Grip® Backup is the industry standard for reliable make-up and break-out of tubular connections that are optionally supplied with Eckel tongs. Utilizing two hydraulic cylinders and a three head arrangement ensures a slip-free operation. The backup is suspended at an adjustable level below the power tong using three hanger legs and allows the backup to remain stationary while the power tong moves vertically to compensate for the connection's thread travel. The Tri-Grip® uses two pivoting heads and one stationary. The Eckel 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 tubular.

Technical Specifications
Tong Specifications
Capacity 1.050 - 4½ in. (26.67 - 114.3 mm)
Rod Size 5/8 - 1-1/8 in. (15.88 - 28.58 mm)
Dimensions 23½ x 42½ in. (596.9 x 1079.5 mm)
Handle Length 24 in. (610 mm)
Weight[1] 900 lb (408.2 kg)
Maximum Torque @ 2,000 psi (138 bar)
High 2,000 ft-lb (2712 Nm)
Low 7,000 ft-lb (9491 Nm)
Maximum Torque @ 2,500 PSI (172) bar
High 2,500 ft-lb (3390 Nm)
Low 8,500 ft-lb (11524 Nm)
Maximum RPM @ 65 GPM (246 LPM)
High 191 rpm
Low 49 rpm
Maximum RPM @ 50 GPM (189 LPM)
High 147 rpm
Low 38 rpm
Maximum RPM @ 40 GPM (151 LPM)
High 117 rpm
Low 30 rpm
Backup Specifications
Backup Type Tri-Grip®
Capacity 1.050 - 5-9/16 in (26.7 - 141.3 mm)
Dimensions[2] 28.5 x 45 in. (723.9 x 1143.0 mm)
Weight[1][2] 1,800 lb (816.5 kg)
Load Cell Type Compression or Tension
Handle Length[2] 25 in (635.0 mm)

[1]Weight Approximate, [2]Tong and Backup

Product Support

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