870 Drill Pipe Tong
The Eckel 870 DPT combine power tong and Wedge Drive Tri-Grip® Backup, providing a single piece of equipment to replace several...one smooth continuous operation instead of numerous time-wasting steps at each connection...and a quick, safe means of tripping, replacing methods that endanger crew members and pipe string a like. For drill strings up to 8-inch collars, the model 870 offers over 75,000 ft-lb of torque for break-out and make-up operations, plus ample speed for spinning joints.
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 can handle tubular from 4 1/8 in. to 8 in. (104.8 - 203.2 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 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 tubular.