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BACKOFF JOINT [1 record]

Record 1 2001-03-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pipes and Fittings
  • Oil Drilling
DEF

A section of pipe with left-hand threads on one end and conventional right-hand threads on the other.

OBS

In setting a liner, a back-off joint is attached to it so that the drill pipe may be disengaged from the liner by conventional right-hand rotation.

Key term(s)
  • backoff connector
  • back-off connector

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tuyauterie et raccords
  • Forage des puits de pétrole
OBS

Le terme «tige filetée à gauche» figure à l'entrée «inverseur de rotation» de la source Le langage pétrolier : recueil des principaux termes et expressions usuels en France, dans l'industrie du pétrole (EPETR, 1964).

Spanish

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