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Addendum 1

May 2001
EFFECTIVE DATE: NOVEMBER 2001

Specification for Drilling and
Production Hoisting Equipment

API SPECIFICATION 8A
THIRTEENTH EDITION, DECEMBER 1997
EFFECTIVE DATE: MAY 1998

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.48 250.: +1/16.563 13.750 7.281 21.219 18.80 344.40) For bores greater than 20 in.56 248.68 196.344 27.45 180.938 13.60 622.375 32.40 168.96 479.438 ÒBBÓ Bottom Bore2 mm 116.125 6. -1/64 (+1.203 16.86Ó.50 350..: +1/16.80 914.875 6.04 232.70 146.594 4.594 4.79) 1 . or spiral welds should be considered for grinding ßush in the area of possible slip or elevator contact if one or more slips can be set on the weld seam.43 515.80 711.750 7.76 411.83 303.69 123.81 223.813 14.50 350.53 Note 1: Bottom bore ÒBBÓ is optional.53 822.08 228. but less than or equal to 20 in.: +1/32.73 925.625 5.79) 2 For bores less than or equal to 10 in.14 694. Table 1A In column 4.125 7.25 669. Page 6.28 177.58 171.80 344. Ð0.83 273. Ð1/32 (+1.938 11.45 180.Addendum 1 to Specification for Drilling and Production Hoisting Equiment Page 5.59.813 26.344 28. Note 3: Longitudinal.313 24.781 9.96 479.32 771.85 360.: +1/16. Ð0.125 7.55 630.813 26.23 331.781 7.30 660.54 720.40 in.04 232.908 8.59.156 9.844 5.60 244.219 18.85 219.844 5.5 percent on casing outside diameter.40) For bores greater than 20 in.00 546.04 130.875 6.281 24. Note 2: Bore sizes take in account a casing tolerance of +1 percent.53 in.14 553. Ð0.83 303. Table 1B Replace entire Table. these bores can be used.23 155.781 10.24 565. Ð0.58 171.85 360.98 197.69 123.44 254.25 669. 1 For bores less than or equal to 10 in.76 411.79.80 609.156 9.875 20.23 155.063 13.625 5.781 9. 41/2 43/4 5 51/2 53/4 6 65/8 7 75/8 73/4 85/8 9 95/8 97/8 103/4 113/4 127/8 133/8 135/8 14 16 185/8 20 211/2 22 24 241/2 26 27 28 30 32 36 ÒTBÓ Top Bore1 mm 114.40 685.359 30.73 346. Taper Shoulder-Elevator Bore.063 13.344 27.125 6.40 473.938 13.10 558.: +1/32.43 515.23 331.781 22.55 630.906 8.05 152.: ±1/64 (±0.031 10.54 720.98 197.18 142. 4.64 200.14 694.64 200.56 248.79 277. Ð0. Ð1/64 (+0.00 812. but less than or equal to 20 in.563 13.781 22.80 193.281 24.08 508.30 120.73 925.88 149.813 14.313 24.94 617.60 406.391 36.375 32.20 762. -1/32 (+1. the metric dimension for NC40 (4FH) Tool Joints should read Ò108.875 20.04 130.18 142.14 553. Table 1B—Casing Elevator Bores Casing Elevator Bores ÒDÓ Casing Dia.781 7.44 254.81 223.938 11.32 771.53 822.00 139.359 30. in.125 5. some elevator designs do not have a bottom bore.40) For bores greater than 10 in.40) For bores greater than 10 in.24 565. -1/64 (+0. If casing diameter including the circumferential weld is within the standard tolerance.03 339. 4.59.05 298.125 5.45 327.203 16.74Ó not Ò101.281 21.79 277.08 355. circumferential.Ð0.781 10.94 617.88 149.031 10.344 28.438 mm 116.65 127.79.391 36.

9 S9—BOREBACK STRESS-RELIEF FEATURE When requested by the purchaser. Elevator Links Upper Eye “G2” Rad. O.3ÑRotary Swivel Sub Connection. “H1” Rad. Elevator Links Lower Eye C1 D1 Link Ears C2 “G1” Rad.74Ó to Ò110. External Upset: Change Ò110.D.72Ó for both top and bottom bore metric dimensions.D. External Upset: Change dimension of ÒWÓ.64Ó to Ò±1/64Ó for both Non-Upset and External Upset Tubing.9 S9 . Tubing. Figure 5: Replace entire Þgure. Page 11. The connection shall conform to the applicable requirements as speciÞed in API SpeciÞcation 7 for the drill collar boreback box stress-relief feature.75d MinÓ Page 13. Elevator Link Ear Figure 5—Elevator Link and Link Ear Contact Surfice Radii (See Tables 3A and 3B) Page 15: Add section 12. Collar Dia.2 API SPECIFICATION 8A—ADDENDUM 1 Page 7. Figure 3: Detail A: Ò1. From Ò1. Table 1C Change Top Bore Tolerance from Ò+1.Stress relief features of swivel stem box connections. the boreback box stress-relief feature shall be a supplementary requirement for paragraph 7.33d MinÓ Detail B: Ò1. D2 “H2” Rad. For 4 in O.680Ó to Ò1. Tubing. . For 1.050 in. as follows: 12.33d MaxÓ should read Ò1.75d MaxÓ should read Ò1.660Ó.

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