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Operation and Maintenance Manual

Drilling Choke

TC1350

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Initial Release A1 October 1998

Copyright © 1998 all rights reserved by Cooper Cameron Corporation Cameron Willis Division

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but the dimensions shown are accurate. if any.W. Freeway Houston. File copies of this manual are being maintained. Additional copies of this copyrighted material can be purchased from Cameron Willis. Revisions and/or additions will be made when deemed necessary by Cameron Willis. Direct requests for additional copies of this manual to the Technical Publications Department. Refer to component part numbers in all communications concerning this equipment. Any repairs to the equipment covered by this book should be done by an authorized Cameron Willis service representative. Such unauthorized repairs shall also serve to terminate any contractual or other warranty. Cameron Willis will not be responsible for loss or expense resulting from any failure of equipment or any damage to any property or injury or death to any person resulting in whole or in part from repairs performed by other than authorized Cameron Willis personnel. SD numbers on drawings and photographs are for artwork identification only. Direct any questions concerning the information in this manual to Cameron Willis Engineering.com TC1350 3 . Texas 77092 713-683-4600 http:\www.coopercameron. on the equipment and may also result in the equipment no longer meeting applicable requirements.PREFACE The procedures included in this book are to be performed in conjunction with the requirements and recommendations outlined in API Specifications. The drawings in this manual are not scaled. Cameron Willis 10810 N.

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 (Spare Parts Lists) 5 .000 psi WP Manual Drilling Chokes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . II. . . . .000/15. . . . . . . . .Contents Drilling Choke Maintenance . . . . . 21 (Illustration and Parts List) 10. . . 20 (Illustration and Parts List) 15. . . Choke Specifications . . . . .000 psi WP Hydraulic Drilling Choke . . . . 23 (Illustration and Parts List) 15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hydraulic Choke Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . .000 psi WP Hydraulic Drilling Chokes. . . . . . Maintenance . . .000 psi WP Manual Drilling Choke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .000/15. . . 15 IV. . . . . . . . . Preparation . . . . . . 7 7 8 III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 (Illustration and Parts List) 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I. . . . . . .000 psi WP Hydraulic Drilling Choke . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 (Spare Parts Lists) 10. .000 psi WP Manual Drilling Choke . . . . . . . . . .

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9-98) I. Place a warning tag on each valve closed in step 1 above. Close all valves necessary to isolate the choke being serviced from well pressures. 2. to prevent its selection while maintenance is in progress. Warning: A serious accident may result if well pressure enters the choke while it is disassembled. Warning: A serious accident may result if pressure enters the choke while it is disassembled. Manual Drilling Chokes 1. Hydraulic Drilling Chokes 1. 3. PREPARATION Note: It is not necesssary to remove the choke from the manifold to perform the procedures outlines below A. to prevent the opening of the valves while maintenance is in progress.DRILLING CHOKE MAINTENANCE (T-069. to prevent the opening of the valves while maintenance is in progress. Place a warning tag on the hydraulic control for the choke being serviced. 2. TC1350 7 . Place a warning tag on each valve closed in step 1 above. B. Close all valves necessary to isolate the choke being serviced from well pressures.

2. TC1350 8 . Use wrench P/N 41535 for manual chokes. Remove the actuator from the choke body.II. using the appropriate actuator wrench. b. MAINTENANCE Important: It is recommended that this maintenance be performed as soon as practical after taking a kick. Choke Body 1. A. Ensure that the choke is fully open. a. Use wrench P/N 40116 for hydraulic chokes.

2.005"/-.78mm). Inspect the O-ring groove(s) on the actuator nose OD every time the actuator is removed from the choke body.125" (104. B.000mm]) If the bore is not within this tolerance. The bore diameter should be 4. Install new O-ring(s) into the groove(s).000mm]) If the bore is not within this tolerance. Inspect the following critical areas on the choke body: 4. Choke Actuator 1.000" [+. The constant removal of the actuator to change gates and seats makes this area susceptible to wear. (Tolerance +. The bore diameter should be 4. a.005"/-.6mm).78 mm) C L a.000" [+.000" (101.127mm/-.6 mm) SD-017234 b. the body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair.00" (101. b.127mm/-. 4. TC1350 9 . The actuator O-ring sealing area in the choke body. Remove any nicks or burrs with a fine emery cloth. This area is susceptible to wear and corrosion. The bore of the choke body which houses the seat.125" (104. the body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair. (Tolerance +.3.

the actuator body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair. Inspect the chrome plating on the actuator nose. the actuator body should be replaced. proceed to Paragraph D. thus eliminating the positive sealing capability of the choke.05mm) back from either sealing surface.55 mm) Sealing Surface TC1350 10 . Positive seal gates only: Any wear on the 45° chamfer prevents a carbide seal. If any of the base metal has been eroded. the gate must be replaced.750" (19. The choke may still be used for throttling. the gate must be replaced. If the gate is worn more than .3. a. Inspect the gate. c. 4. If any part of the gate is worn completely through. If any of the chrome plating has been eroded down to the base metal. subject to the limitations below. Sealing Surface SD-017235 45° 45° 1. or the gate may be reversed. the actuator body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair. Install a new O-ring into the groove. C. Gate 1. 5.99" (50. If any chrome plating in or around the groove has been eroded. a. b. If the gate is not worn. b. Inspect the O-ring groove inside the actuator nose every time the gate is removed. Refer to Paragraph C for the gate removal procedure. 2.

TC1350 11 . Knock the gate out. using a hammer and screwdriver. P/N 706610. Remove the retaining nut from the center of the gate. b. reverse the gate as follows: a. d. around the gate. Clamp the gate pulling tool.3. Remove the gate pulling tool from the gate. If the gate is worn. c.

Seat and Wear Sleeve 1. Ensure that the two lockwashers. Remove the seat. f. securing the gate. Hand Pump Adaptor Spirol Pin Yoke Centering Disc Pulling Head Hydraulic Ram Fingers SD-017236 a. are installed in the correct sequence. Install the retaining nut. Insert the tool. and the front and rear retainers. replace the gate. Important: If the gate is worn on both ends. and install it into the actuator by pushing it into place. Reverse the gate. c. TC1350 12 . D. Ensure that the centering disc is firmly seated in the bore.e. P/N 614445-03. retracting the fingers into the pulling head. into the bore of the seat. Turn the spirol pin counterclockwise. b.

Release the hydraulic pump pressure and remove the tool and seat from the choke body. Inspect the seat. Turn the spirol pin clockwise until it stops. If a positive seal is required. Turn the spirol pin counterclockwise.00" (50.8 mm) 1.000 psi (1380 Bars) hydraulic hand pump to the tool at the adapter. i. g. a. retracting the fingers into the pulling head.75" (44. The hydraulic ram will pump the seat out of the bore. 2. 2) The seat must be repaired or replaced if there is wear on both 45° angles on the ID of the seat.45 mm) SD-017237 TC1350 . 13 45° 45° 2. extending the fingers and engaging the seat. Connect a 20. Activate the pump. h. 1) The seat must be reversed if there is any wear on the 45° angle on the ID of the seat. Thread the hydraulic ram firmly against the yoke.d. f. e.

Inspect the wear sleeve. b. 2) The seat must be replaced if it is worn through the entire 1. Use wrench P/N 41535 for manual chokes. If the seat is to be used for throttling only: 1) Moderate wear on the 45° angles on the ID of the seat is acceptable. Install the actuator into the choke body by turning it clockwise. c. It is worn through to the choke body. Hammer the seat into position.750" diameter. 6. 3. Any part of it is missing. a. b. providing adequate back pressure can be maintained. It is cracked or broken. 5. using a wooden 2 x 4. Insert the seat into the bore of the choke. c The seat may be used as a flow restrictor. Replace the wear sleeve if: a. Use wrench P/N 40116 for hydraulic chokes. 4. using the appropriate actuator wrench.b. Tighten the actuator. 7. and no positive seal is required. TC1350 14 .

Cause 1. prior to disassembling the choke. If there is circulation. If there is no circulation. Preparation. If there is circulation.III. TC1350 15 . clean or replace the female quick-connects. Hydraulic Choke Troubleshooting Important: Refer to Part I. clean or replace the female quick-connects on the choke actuator. Quick-connects are plugged. Attempt to circulate hydraulic fluid by moving the manual choke control lever either to OPEN or to CLOSE. using two male quick-connects. c. Solution a. b. clean the male quick-connects or replace the hydraulic lines. Connect the CHOKE OPEN OIL and CHOKE CLOSE OIL outlets at the console together. connect the open and close hydraulic lines at the choke together. If there is no circulation. using two female quick-connects. Problem Choke will not open or close. Attempt to circulate hydraulic fluid by moving the manual choke control lever either to OPEN or to CLOSE.

000mm]).125” (104.78mm) (Tolerance + . b.000” [+. replace it. If leaking persists. O-ring sealing the actuator rod and the cover is leaking. Actuator body OD seal is leaking. Remove the actuator from the choke body. If the bore is scarred. If the rod is scarred.005”/-. O-ring sealing the actuator rod and the actuator is leaking. 1. remove the actuator from the choke body and inspect the sealing area in the choke body. replace the body. Well pressure leaking from the body bleed ports (while attempting to achieve a positive seal at operating pressure or while testing the manifold). If the bore is not scarred. Hydraulic fluid leaking from the body bleed ports. Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. Inspect the actuator rod. Hydraulic fluid leaking around the position indicator box where it is bolted to the actuator cover. replace all O-rings and reassemble the actuator. Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. Solution a. O-ring on the OD of the actuator is leaking.127mm/-. Disassemble the actuator and inspect the cylinder bore. replace the actuator. Actuator piston seals are leaking (hydraulic pump in the console keeps pumping). Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. If the ID dimension is not 4. Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. Cause 2.Problem Choke will not open or close. TC1350 16 . Hydraulic fluid leaking around the OD of the actuator cover.

7 to 22.000mm]). inspection. 2. TC1350 17 . Replace the O-rings around the OD of the seat. Gate and seat are not a.4 while it is installed in the Bars). and replacement procedures. 3. a. Well pressure is leaking 1.000” [+. Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. Solution Remove the actuator rod from the actuator body. Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. Refer to page 10 for gate positive seal at operating and seat removal.Problem Well pressure leaking from the body bleed ports (while attempting to achieve a positive seal at operating pressure or while testing the manifold).005”/-. pressure). manifold (while attempting to achieve a b. b. Ensure that the hydraulic from the outlet. console is set at 300 to maintained in the choke 325 psi (20. it must be replaced. If the actuator rod is scarred. Cause 2. and the bore diameter should be 4.000” (101. Remove the actuator from the choke body. Actuator rod O-ring seal is leaking. There must be no scratches.6mm) (Tolerance +. or achieving a carbide-topump pressure in the pressure cannot be carbide seal. Refer to page 12 for seat removal procedure. O-ring around the OD of the seat is leaking. O-ring in the ID of the actuator nose around the OD of the gate is leaking. If leaking persists. inspect the bore in which the seat fits.127mm/-.

2mm) 38” (965.34” (232.34” (232.5” (1003.6mm) 10.625” (295.000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.3mm) 11.6mm) 10.2mm) TC1350 18 .2mm) 38” (965.3mm) 11.34” (232.2mm) 38” (965.34” (232.3mm) 11.6mm) 5.000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.5” (1003.6mm) 10.000 psi Studded Outlet Flange Size and Pressure 3-1/18” API 5000 psi 4-1/16” API 5000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.000 psi 3-1/16” API 5000 psi SST Lined 1-13/16” API 20.625” (295.IV.428” (137.3mm) 11.3mm) 39.6mm) 10.625” (295.3mm) 11.000 psi SST Lined 4-1/16” API 10.3mm) 38” (965.3mm) 11.000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.9mm) Y 11.5” (444.000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.625” (295.6mm) 10.000 psi SST Lined 4-1/16” API 10.3mm) 17.000 psi Studded Dimensions X 10.000 psi SST Lined 3-1/16” CIW 20.34” (232.625” (295. Choke Specifications Clearance Required To Remove Actuator X Y SD-017238 Hydraulically Actuated Chokes Assembly Number 626209-01 626215-01 626211-01 626211-02 626219-01 626330-01 626330-04 680773 Inlet Flange Size and Pressure 3-1/8” API 5000 psi 4-1/16” API 5000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.34” (232.625” (295.34” (232.6mm) 10.2mm) 38” (965.2mm) 39.625” (295.5mm) Clearance 38” (965.

6mm) 10.625” (295.9mm) Clearance 29.6mm) 6.625” (295.25” (158.000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.000 psi SST Lined 4-1/16” API 10.7mm) 34.75” (755.000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.7mm) 29.625” (295.8mm) Y 11.6mm) 10.5” (876.000 psi Studded Outlet Flange Size and Pressure 3-1/18” API 5000 psi 4-1/16” API 5000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.000 psi SSt Lined 2-9/16” API 20.6mm) 10.34” (232.Clearance Required To Remove Actuator Y X SD-017239 Handwheel Operated Chokes Assembly Number 626208-01 626214-01 626210-01 626210-02 626457-01 626457-02 41800 Inlet Flange Size and Pressure 3-1/8” API 5000 psi 4-1/16” API 5000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.3mm) 13.000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.34” (232.625” (295.3mm) 11.75” (755.6mm) 10.75” (755.6mm) 10.3mm) 11.3mm) 34.000 psi SST Lined 3-1/16” API 15.3mm) 11.3mm) 11.50” (342.3mm) TC1350 19 .3mm) 11.625” (295.34” (232.7mm) 29.34” (232.75” (755.7mm) 29.34” (232.3mm) 34.34” (232.5” (876.000 psi SST Lined 2-9/16” API 20.5” (876.000 psi Studded Dimensions X 10.625” (295.

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Size 218 O-Ring. Size 226 Seat. 2” Diameter O-Ring. Size 342 Back-Up Ring. D7 Item 3 9 10 11 12 31 32 34 35 44 46 47 49 Part Number 614415-01 702640-11-44 702640-21-84 702640-24-14 31423-35-96-95 40853 614750-01 705926 702640-22-64 705925 614387-02 702640-34-24 705923 41819-01 667172-01-65 702640-11-11 667172-01-66 Qty 1 4 4 2 4 1 2 2 2 2 1 4 4 1 4 4 4 Description Gate. Seal-Quick Note: Item numbers correspond to callouts on the exploded view illustration on page 20. Size 342 U Packing Back-Up Ring Note: Item numbers correspond to callouts on the exploded view illustration on page 21. Positive Seal O-Ring. Size 342 Back-Up Ring. Size 226 Seat. Size 111 Washer. Size 226 Back-Up Ring.000 psi WP Hydraulic Drilling Choke P/N 49937-01 Rev. Size 114 O-Ring. Size 214 O-Ring. Positive Seal O-Ring. B1 Item 3 9 10 11 12 32 34 35 44 46 47 49 51 53 Part Number 614415-01 702640-11-44 702640-21-44 702640-24-14 31423-35-96-90 614750-01 705926 702640-22-64 705925 614387-02 702640-34-24 705923 140173-01-02-03 610108-08 Qty 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 Description Gate. Size 241 O-Ring. Size 342 Position Indicator Replacement Washer.000 psi WP Hydraulic Drilling Choke P/N 626330-01-01 Rev. Size 114 O-Ring. 1-3/4” Diameter Orifice. Spare Parts Kit: 15. Hansen O-Ring. Size 241 O-Ring Lockwasher Back-Up Ring. 2” Diameter O-Ring. TC1350 22 . Size 226 Back-Up Ring. 1-3/4” Diameter Orifice.Spare Parts Kit: 10. Size 241 O-Ring Retainer Cap Lockwasher Back-Up Ring. Size 241 O-Ring.

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Size 241 Seat. Size 012 O-Ring. Size 214 O-Ring. Size 241 O-Ring. 1-3/4” Diameter Orifice. 2” Diameter Retainer Cap Lockwasher O-Ring. Size 342 U Packing Retaining Ring Note: Item numbers correspond to callouts on the exploded view illustration on page 24.Spare Parts Kit: 10. Size 226 Back-Up Ring. Size 012 O-Ring. Size 236 Back-Up Ring. Size 241 O-Ring.000 psi WP Manual Drilling Choke P/N 626014-01 Rev. Size 233 O-Ring. Size 215 O-Ring. B2 Item 5 9 11 12 13 14 16 18 22 26 28 33 34 36 39 40 42 43 Part Number 702640-01-04 702640-21-44 702640-22-64 614415-01 40853 614750-01 702640-24-14 702640-23-34 702640-21-54 702640-01-24 702640-23-64 705925 705926 614387-02 702640-34-24 705923 140173-01-02-03 12543-57 Qty 4 2 2 1 1 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 4 1 4 4 1 1 Description O-Ring. Size 226 Back-Up Ring.000 psi WP Manual Drilling Choke P/N 626014-02 Rev. Spare Parts Kit: 15. Size 010 O-Ring. 1-3/4” Diameter Orifice. Positive Seal O-Ring. Positive Seal O-Ring. Size 218 O-Ring. Size 241 Seat. Size 226 Gate. Size 236 Back-Up Ring. A1 Item 5 9 11 12 13 14 16 18 22 26 28 33 34 36 39 40 Part Number 705580-13 705580-15 705580-07 614415-01 40853 614750-01 705580-11 705580-09 705580-04 705580-01 705580-10 705925 705926 614387-02 702640-34-24 705923 Qty 4 4 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 4 4 Description O-Ring. Size 342 Back-Up Ring. Size 342 Note: Item numbers correspond to callouts on the exploded view illustration on page 23. 2” Diameter Retainer Cap Lockwasher O-Ring. Size 233 O-Ring. TC1350 25 . Size 342 Back-Up Ring. Size 215 O-Ring. Size 010 O-Ring. Size 226 Gate.

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