Unconventional Intervention

Gate Valve Milling

Unconventional Intervention

VALVE DRILLING: REGAIN FULL BORE ACCESS THROUGH INOPERABLE PLUG OR VALVE

The process of milling a full bore opening in a valve gate that has become inoperable or is in a closed/partially closed position. The unit is capable of milling through the gate, ball and plug valves, T/A Caps, BPVs, and Dual Check Valves. This process is performed under pressure up to 15,000psi and can be used in H2S environments.

Gate Valve Milling


Pressure Rating0 to 15,000 psi working pressure
Temperature Rating0 degrees F to 325 degrees F
Travel120"
Shaft Diameter1.50" (The drive shaft length & lubricator section can be extended in 4.0" increments)
Shaft Packing SetsRated at 20,000 psi from 0 degrees F to 250 degrees F (Suitable for H2S, CO2 and other harsh service environments)
Drive MechanismHydraulic motor shaft rotation & manual drive for shaft feed
CapabilitiesMill up to 5.125" full bore

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