870 Drill Pipe Tong

Drill Pipe Tong: 4 1/8 - 8 in.

Excelllent for Drill String up to 8 inches!
  • 75,000 ft-lbs (101686 Nm) Maximum Torque
  • Flexible Choice of Torque & RPM with
    Hydra-Shift® Motor and Two Speed Gear
    Train, (4) Torque Levels / (4) RPM Speeds
  • Hydra-Shift® Speed Shifting
  • Quick Changing Sliding Heads
  • Self Aligning Throat
  • Radial Lock Door with Hydraulic Door Actuators
  • Wedge Drive Tri-Grip® Backup
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Product Description

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.

Technical Specifications
Tong Specifications
Capacity4-1/8 - 8 in. (104.8 - 203.2 mm)
Dimensions[2]43 x 75 in. (1092.2 x 1905.0 mm)
Weight[1][2]7,000 lb (3175.1 kg)
Maximum Torque @ 2,500 psi (172 bar)
High-High4,000 ft-lb (5423 Nm)
High-Low15,600 ft-lb (21151 Nm)
Low-High20,800 ft-lb (28201 Nm)
Low-Low75,000 ft-lb (101686 Nm)
Maximum RPM @ 65 GPM (246 LPM)
High-High78 rpm
High-Low15 rpm
Low-High21 rpm
Low-Low4 rpm
Handle Length[2]44 in. (1117.6 mm)
Backup Specifications
Backup Specifications
Backup TypeHydraulic Wedge Drive Tri-Grip®Backup
Capacity4-1/8 - 8 in. (104.8 - 203.2 mm)
Dimensions[2]43 x 75 in. (1092.2 x 1905.0 mm)
Weight[1][2]1,200 lb (544.3 kg)
Load Cell Type Compression or Tension
Handle Length[2]44 in. (1117.6 mm)

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

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