The elevators are suitable for handling casing, tubing, plain & upset drill pipe, collar type drill pipe, 18° drill pipe, IU, EU and IEU pipe etc., depending on the type and rating.
AIR OPERATED ELEVATORS
Air operated elevators are conventional center latch elevators to which power actuation has been added. This feature permits remote opening of the elevators. All NOV elevators are designed and manufactured in strict accordance with ISO-API standard 8C.
SLIP TYPE ELEVATORS
NOV ''Y'' series elevators are conventional slip type elevators for handling tubing and small casing. They feature a four slip design which give an optimum contact on the pipe to prevent bottle necking and gauge damage.
SLIP TYPE ELEVATORS MYC, YC & HYC SERIES
HYC Casing Elevator
The HYC elevator is a powerful 200 sTon (181 Tonne) capacity elevator and can handle from 2.7/8" to 7.3/4" tubing or casing. The full range can be achieved with the use of 5 sets of slips for the complete range. All slips provide a full 10.1/2" (7.5/8" slip has a height of 8.625") of insert contact to ﬁrmly grip your casing or tubing. The HYC elevator as with all Type 'Y' series elevators operate with the latch lock combination for safety.
Size range and capacity:
2.7/8" through 7.3/4" (73-197 mm) OD. API rated capacity is 200 sTon (181 Tonne).
With its 125 sTon (114 Tonne) capacity the MYC elevator completes the range of Y type elevators for handling either external upset or API collar type casing or tubing. The MYC elevator has a range of 3.1/2" to 7", utilizing the same slips as the YC elevator. All slips provide a full 7" of insert contact to ﬁrmly grip your casing or tubing. The MYC operates with a latch and a latch lock combination for safety.
Size range and capacity:
3.1/2" to 7" (89-178mm) OD. API rated capacity is 125 sTon (114 Tonne).
YC Casing Elevator
The YC elevator is an exceptionally versatile elevator that handles either external upset or API collar type casing simply by installing the proper size insert-type slips and slip-setting ring assembly. In addition, slips can be provided that enable the YC elevator to handle dual strings of tubing. To reduce the possibility of the elevator opening under load, a latch lock is provided in addition to the spring type-latch. The rugged, long-lasting slip inserts are easily changed when they become worn. Size range and capacity:
3.1/2" (89 mm) through 7" (178 mm) casing. API rated capacity is 75 sTon (68 Tonne)