Full scale testing of Downhole Drilling tool for Oil and Gas Sector Client
Testing required by major client to assess integrity of a downhole drilling tool.
Requirement to test actual and complete assembly, not a scale version.
Tool is approx. 40ft in length and is subjected to huge loads during service.
Very few test rigs available anywhere in the world that can manage this scale of product and test loads.
Rockateks Large Load Frame Test Rig has more than enough capability.
Three tests completed with successful results for the client.
Results gave two key areas for improvement of the tool that will offer increased capability when in service
Data acquisition equipment used to monitor test progress and log results.
High speed camera footage utilised.