For Drill Pipe, Drill Collar & Casing Slips
Autobahn make Flexible Handles can be assembled on Slips without any modification. Flexible Handles are having the following additional features / benefits comparing with the normal handles:-
- Flexible handles are safer in use & more durable than the normal handles.
- Elastomer section allows the handle to bend when elevator is lowered on top of the slip. When elevator is removed from the slip, flexible handles comes back to its original shape automatically.
- Reduce the likelihood of bend & break.
- Flexible handles reduce the risk of injury to the workers from being struck by spinning slip handles.
- Flexible handle can move to any angle in case of any load hitting, while the normal handle can not be changed / moved to any angle during any hit of load as it has no flexibility.