Harold Klempner

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Brandt Engineered Products Ltd.
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Testing OCTG

September 9, 2011 | By Harold Klempner

Hydrostatic testing of oil country tubular goods is done twice—once to test the weld seam, then again after the item is threaded and a coupling attached. Most hydrostatic testing systems test the entire length of the pipe both times, but a new unit, the box-end hydrostatic tester, tests just the threaded portion and the coupling, reducing the time and water needed for the second test.

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