Frank’s International’s industry-exclusive SKYHOOK® Wireless Cement Line Make-Up Device allows operators to remotely make-up the cementing iron or hose without the need to send personnel above the rig floor. Featuring our advanced wireless automation system, the SKYHOOK® Wireless Cement Line Make-Up Device not only increases safety and efficiency through remote operation, but further allows for faster cement line rig up by eliminating rig floor hydraulic umbilical lines and operating console.

 

 

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  • Features and Benefits
    • Mud saver feature holds back cement line fluid while lifting to prevent mud falling to the rig floor and reduce cleanup after disconnecting the cement line
    • Fully compatible with existing high-pressure cement hose or cement line
    • Primary and secondary locking mechanisms secure stinger until release command is given to guard against accidental disconnect
    • Proximity switches indicate proper stinger locking to provide indication on rig floor before cementing operations occur
    • Custom wire rope spooling system maintains orderly cable spooling for smooth and efficient deployment and retraction
    • Permanently mounted low torque cement plug valve allows for racking back the head and reducing damage or separation
    • Simple rigging of snatch block for snubbing-off torque plate to allow for rotation
    • Manual override of wireless features allows for backup manual cement head operation
    • Radio signal filtering blocks Wi-Fi® and other wireless transmission interference for increased reliability

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