What is a Companion Flange?

What is a Companion Flange?

What is a Companion Flange?

If you work in a drilling site, you may wonder, “What is a companion flange?” You are perhaps familiar with other flanges, but not this type of flange. Well, a companion flange connects a flange yoke to another connection to allow proper torque transfer. It is common...
What Are Shear Blades Made Of?

What Are Shear Blades Made Of?

You may have heard that shear blades can cut drill pipes and now wondering, “What are shear blades made of?” Shear blades play a vital role in preventing blowouts during drilling operations. Whenever a potential blowout or ‘kick’ is about to happen, the shear blades...