20 years in the field - same compact size
155 RPM standard, 2005 RPM optional if desired. Variable speed, zero to max - no two-speed hydraulics
7,000 ft-lbs max torque - Higher than 2-7/8" IF rating, but 8000 ft-lbs optional if desired
100 tons static & rotating load rating
Patented 10,000 psi Washpipe Seal Assembly - Field reports 1200 hours before changing seals. Auto-lubricated for low friction and long seal life - No manual greasing.
Patented Power Tilt - Max tilt angle easily set at rigup - Tilt then repeats to same angle throughout job. When tilt is not in use, swivel is held in vertical position hydraulically, no rope or chain required. Tilt control valve on power unit assists safe loading/unloading.
Patented Safety Valve - Prevents downtime if someone forgets to hook up the drain hose.
All hydraulic hoses on one powered hose reel.
Optional Air Brake - More brake torque than swivel torque.
Optional Parallel Torque Arms toward rear of mast - saves rig floor space.
Quick-Connect Torque Arms - About to be released in 2021, these quick-connect torque arms will be standard, allowing floor hands to quickly and safely latch/unlatch the torque arm rollers from the wire ropes. Patent pending.
High-Pressure Seal Assembly
Our patented seal assembly is rated at 10,000 psi. It is automatically pressure-lubricated and requires no manual greasing. Quite different than other sealing concepts, this is a uniquely engineered approach.
Our seal assembly has been lab tested at 7,500 psi for 1,000 hours, and seals looked good. But lab testing is not field testing, and after several years in the field, reports are at 1200 hours seal life. The next generation of improvement parts have already been installed in all units in the field but we have no data yet. Two more big interchangeable improvements are almost ready and will be installed on every new unit. We expect seal life to continue to improve.
XK power swivels include our patented power tilt function. Our customers are very pleased with the safety benefits and time savings. The driller easily sets the max tilt angle at rigup to match the pipe angle in the V-door, then the tilt stops at the same angle during the job. When tilt is not in use, the power swivel is automatically held in the vertical position without rope or chain.
|Max Torque||7,000 FT-LBS|
|Max Speed||150 RPM|
|Max Static Load Rating||100 TONS|
|100 RPM Dynamic Load Rating||98 TONS|
|Max Circulating Pressure||10,000 PSI|
|Gooseneck Connection||2-1/2" 1502 Union|
|Fluid Passage Bore Thru Stem||2" I.D.|
|Standard Stem Connection||2-7/8" I.F.|
|Standard Saver Sub Connection||2-7/8" I.F.|
XK-100 Power Units
Trailer Power Units
Two-axle trailers are arranged with rugged fender tanks for best road balance and serviceability. Units have electric brakes on both axles. Gooseneck or bumper hitches are optional, and spare tire is included. Hydraulic-powered 4-hose reel is standard with 100 foot hydraulic hoses, and reel will accept 200 feet if required. The unit also includes a variable displacement piston-type hydraulic pump to allow any swivel speed desired. Caterpillar engines are standard, others are available.
Skid Power Units
Rugged oilfield skids are designed for truck winching and are fully floored. Heavy-duty dual tank design uses minimum floor space, and all equipment is arranged to allow easiest access for service. Hydraulic-powered 4-hose reel is standard with 100 foot hydraulic hoses, and reel will accept 200 feet if required. The unit also includes a variable displacement piston-type hydraulic pump to allow any swivel speed desired. Overhead lifting frames are available for offshore crane lifting. Caterpillar engines are standard, others are available.
Air Remote Controls
Air remote controls are connected by a 50-foot control hose umbilical. Fully stainless control panel features liquid-filled torque gauge, single handle control for variable speed & direction, auto-throttle, and power tilt. Also included are engine kill (fuel shutoff), emergency engine kill (air shutoff), plus torque release control which allows controllable unwind of the drill string before picking up. Emergency engine kill can also be operated at the engine.
Stainless control box for setting maximum torque is mounted on each unit near the pump with the same torque gauge as on the main panel.
Torque setting instructions are etched on front panel of the box.
Torque Reaction Equipment
Two telescoping torque arms are included with every unit, and several length ranges are available.
Four oil-impregnated nylon sheaves roll up and down each wire rope stretched between crown and floor.
Safety cables protect rig floor people from falling objects in case anything comes loose.
Optional parallel torque arms are arranged toward the back of the mast which moves the wire ropes out of the way.
New Quick-Connect Torque Arms are about to be released and will become standard. Patent pending. Floor hands can quickly and safely latch/unlatch the torque arm rollers from the wire ropes.
Announcing: The XK-100 Super Handler™
The XK-100 Super Handler™ is a radical combination hydraulic pipe handler and power swivel!
Patented to include a power swivel and many other features! The first patent has been issued, 2 patents are in the application process, and the 4th is a placeholder.
Combining our XK-100 power swivel with our unique pipe handler brings many benefits.
Remember, the cost of a Super Handler™ will be less than a pipe handler plus a power swivel because much duplication is eliminated.
Introducing now, launching in 2020
We are still in engineering but are introducing Super HandlerTM now because many companies are budgeting now for 2020.
We look forward to starting fabrication, and we expect to have the first unit in operation by the second quarter 2020.
Planning is underway to expand onto our last 4 acres and double our assembly shop size.