Heavy Duty API Swivels

Hidhdrilling heavy-duty swivels are ideal for demanding drilling applications under high mud pressure. Manufactured strictly to API Spec 8C and subject to extensive non-destructive tests, each swivel is of the same high quality. Easy maintenance on the drill floor reduces NPD and saves money.

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Main Specifications

Standards API Spec 8C
Maximum hook loads 900 kN-6,750 kN (202,328 lbs-1,488,400 lbs)
Maximum speed 300 r/min
Maximum working pressures 25 MPa-35 MPa (3,570 psi-5,000 psi)
Stem diameters 64 mm-75 mm (2 1/2"-3″)

Swivels With Field-Proven Reliablility

Highdrilling rotary swivels are an integral part of every Highdrilling hoisting system. Providing reliable operation performance, they are used on both our truck-mounted and skid-mounted rigs, including our special fast-moving desert rigs.

The combination of several design features make our rotary swivels especially reliable, easy to operate and maintain.

Design Benefits

  • Manufactured according to API 8C
  • The rigid design enables safe operation under high pump pressures.
  • Heavy duty thrust bearings and radial bearings for an extended service life
  • Complete swivel line up to 750 tons capacity for all drilling applications.
  • Wide radius gooseneck for unrestricted flow of drilling mud
  • Easy replacement of washpipe on the drill floor without disassembly of the gooseneck.