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What Are Dual Shearing Rams?

What Are Dual Shearing Rams?

An ideal dual shearing ram enhances operational flexibility with the help of an innovative performance-centered ram interlocking mechanism. The dual shearing ram has arms on the upper part to prevent any vertical separation between upper and lower blades. They also...

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What Are Blind Shear Rams?

What Are Blind Shear Rams?

Drilling a well is not an easy task for many, and a successful, safe process requires safety equipment like blind shear rams. Knowing what type of blowout preventer to use when covering a wellbore can prove a daunting task even for the slightly experienced engineers....

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4 Types of Ram BOPs

4 Types of Ram BOPs

If you plan to work on a drilling site, you should know the types of ram BOPs. A ram BOP is a blowout preventer that uses a pair of steel plungers that oppose each other (rams). The rams can extend towards the wellbore's center to restrict the flow of fluids or...

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3 Industry Goals to Set for 2021

3 Industry Goals to Set for 2021

Happy New Year! We can finally say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to new adventures in 2021. As the new year begins, it’s time to take a look at our personal and professional resolutions. Here are some industry goals to focus on in the upcoming year! [bctt...

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Happy Holidays from the BOP Team!

Happy Holidays from the BOP Team!

Most of us can agree 2020 was not a very pleasant year. But as the year draws to a close and the holiday season continues, it’s time to look toward 2021 with hopes for a better future. In the meantime, we should all take a moment to enjoy our time off with loved ones...

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When to Choose Blind Shear Rams for Your BOP

When to Choose Blind Shear Rams for Your BOP

If you’re an oilfield operator, you need to choose the right blind shear ram BOP to keep everyone on the drilling site safe. That means you have to understand how this blowout preventer works and when exactly you should get a new blind shear ram. How does the blind...

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Happy Thanksgiving from BOP Products!

Happy Thanksgiving from BOP Products!

Whether you’re new to BOP Products or you’ve been with us for a while, we want to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to take time off work, enjoy a great meal, and spend time with your family. What are you thankful for this year? Here’s what the team at BOP...

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Shear Rams vs Blind Rams: What’s the Difference?

Shear Rams vs Blind Rams: What’s the Difference?

If you are safety personnel at a drilling site, it's imperative to understand the difference between shear rams vs. blind rams. The ram BOPs use pairs of opposing steel plungers to prevent potential blowouts in a wellbore. They provide the ability to shear off tubular...

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What are Pipe Rams & Why Would Someone Use One?

What are Pipe Rams & Why Would Someone Use One?

If you've never visited or worked in any drilling site, you are probably wondering, "What are pipe rams?" It's a type of Blowout Preventer (BOP) ram with a sealing component that closes the annular space between the drill pipe's outside and the wellbore. What’s the...

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