Table A.

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Note:

Surface and Hoisting Equipment

DS-1 Category 3 is equal to API RP-7G

Equipment Category

Intermediate
Inspection
frequency

Major
Inspection
Frequency

Drilling Mast & (Raising
Lines) * see note below

1 year

4 years

Relevant Standards

API 9A (Wire) / RB 9B (Care) /
API RP 4G / 4F
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Substructure

1 year

4 years

6 months

1year

Crown Block

1 year

3 years

API 8C / RP 8B
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Travelling Block

1 year

3 years

API 8C / RP 8B
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Drilling Hook

6 months

3 years

API 8C / RP 8B
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Links Elevator

6 months

Elevators

6 months

2 years

API 8C / RP 8B
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

1 year

4 years

API 7K / RP 7L
ASTM E165
Manufacturers Recommendations

Kelly D. Bushing

6 months

1 year

API 7K / RP 7L
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Master Bushing

6 months

1 year

API 7K / RP 7L
ASTM E165
Manufacturers Recommendations

Slips

6 months

6 months

API 7K / RP 7L
ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Spiders

6 months

6 months

API RP 7L
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Safety Clamp

6 months

6 months

API RP 7L
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Tongs

6 months

6 months

API RP 7L
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Kelly Spinner

6 months

1 year

ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

Stabbing Board, including
Monkey board.

Rotary Table

API RP4G, App A
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
ASTM E165

API 8C / RP 8B
ASTM E165 ASTM E709
Manufacturers Recommendations

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