VP-R1 water swivels

VP-R1 water swivels serve as coupling link between block & tackle system and intervention tools, which is tap to rotating swivel stem. Water swivel ensures the turning of the tool and the flushing fluid supply through hose connection into the pipe column to the bottom of the well. The place of installation of the swivel is on the lifting bail on block & tackle system.

VP-R1 water swivels consist of:

The scheme of VP-R1 water swivels

Water swivel consist of stem (pos. 1) and body (pos. 2). The swivel body contains two ball bearings (pos. 3), ensuring free rotation of the stem. The inner bag of the body in the top and bottom parts is waterproof against circulating fluid invasion by U-caps (pos. 4) and from dust and dirty by oil seals (pos. 5) and o-rings (pos. 6) installed in the roof (pos. 7). The roof (pos. 7) enclosed to plug by blunt bolts (pos.8).

During work, the swivel body is under the influence of the mass of the сasing wash down hose, and the mass of the washpipes have an effect on the swivel stem.

A cap (pos. 9) is screwed onto the upper end of the stem, under which a pipe elevator is attached.

At the customer's request, a swivel sub with the required tubing thread, drill pipe thread or tool-joint thread can be screwed onto the swivel stem.