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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
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Cooper Cameron Corporation
Cameron Willis Division

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

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

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

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

127mm/-. This area is susceptible to wear and corrosion. The actuator O-ring sealing area in the choke body. Inspect the following critical areas on the choke body: 4. Remove any nicks or burrs with a fine emery cloth.000" [+. The constant removal of the actuator to change gates and seats makes this area susceptible to wear. The bore of the choke body which houses the seat.000mm]) If the bore is not within this tolerance. TC1350 9 . b. Inspect the O-ring groove(s) on the actuator nose OD every time the actuator is removed from the choke body. 3.125" (104. Install new O-ring(s) into the groove(s). the body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair. The bore diameter should be 4.005"/-.00" (101. 2. B. The bore diameter should be 4.6mm). (Tolerance +.78 mm) CL a.6 mm) SD-017234 b.000mm]) If the bore is not within this tolerance. 4.127mm/-. the body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair.000" [+.125" (104. Choke Actuator 1.78mm).005"/-. (Tolerance +.000" (101. a.

Inspect the O-ring groove inside the actuator nose every time the gate is removed. Inspect the chrome plating on the actuator nose. If the gate is worn more than . c. 1. C. If the gate is not worn. subject to the limitations below. the actuator body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair. If any chrome plating in or around the groove has been eroded. Positive seal gates only: Any wear on the 45° chamfer prevents a carbide seal. b. Inspect the gate. Install a new O-ring into the groove. The choke may still be used for throttling. the actuator body should be replaced. or the gate may be reversed. the gate must be replaced. the gate must be replaced.05mm) back from either sealing surface. a.750" (19. If any part of the gate is 45° 45° worn completely through. 3. If any of the base metal has been eroded. Sealing Sealing Surface Surface SD-017235 TC1350 10 . thus eliminating the positive sealing capability of the choke. Refer to Paragraph C for the gate removal procedure. proceed to Paragraph D. the actuator body should be returned to Cameron Willis for repair. a. 4. 5.99" (50.55 mm) 2. Gate 1. If any of the chrome plating has been eroded down to the base metal. b.

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

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

45° 45° 1) The seat must be reversed if there is any wear on the 45° angle 2. (50. g. Thread the hydraulic ram firmly against the yoke. Connect a 20. Inspect the seat. TC1350 13 . i. Turn the spirol pin clockwise until it stops. f. extending the fingers and engaging the seat.75" on the ID of the seat. Activate the pump. retracting the fingers into the pulling head. The hydraulic ram will pump the seat out of the bore. d. 2. If a positive seal is required. e.8 mm) (44. h.45 mm) 2) The seat must be repaired or replaced if there is wear on both 45° angles on the ID of SD-017237 the seat.00" 1. a. Release the hydraulic pump pressure and remove the tool and seat from the choke body. Turn the spirol pin counter- clockwise.000 psi (1380 Bars) hydraulic hand pump to the tool at the adapter.

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

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

and replace the O-ring. Disassemble the actuator close.125” (104. Problem Cause Solution Choke will not open or 2. scarred. actuator cover.000” [+. If the bore is keeps pumping). TC1350 16 . Hydraulic fluid leaking O-ring on the OD of the Clean the O-ring groove around the OD of the actuator is leaking. Clean the O-ring groove and replace the O-ring. If leaking at operating pressure or persists. If the ID dimension is not 4.127mm/-. replace the actuator. Well pressure leaking 1. replace all O-rings and reassemble the actuator. Actuator piston seals a. body and inspect the sealing area in the choke body. If the bore is not scarred. actuator is leaking. the choke body.000mm]). If from the body bleed actuator rod and the the rod is scarred. bolted to the actuator cover. b. are leaking (hydraulic and inspect the cylinder pump in the console bore. remove the while testing the actuator from the choke manifold). Hydraulic fluid leaking O-ring sealing the Clean the O-ring groove around the position actuator rod and the and replace the O-ring. it.78mm) (Tolerance + . replace the body. Hydraulic fluid leaking O-ring sealing the Inspect the actuator rod. replace ports. indicator box where it is cover is leaking. Actuator body OD seal Remove the actuator from from the body bleed is leaking.005”/-. Clean the ports (while attempting O-ring groove and replace to achieve a positive seal the O-ring.

pump pressure in the pressure cannot be carbide seal. Replace the O-rings of the seat is leaking. from the actuator body.000” [+. to achieve a positive seal it must be replaced. and the bore diameter should be 4. Problem Cause Solution Well pressure leaking 2. around the OD of the seat. If leaking persists. Refer to page 12 for seat removal procedure. manifold). If ports (while attempting the actuator rod is scarred. 2. Ensure that the hydraulic from the outlet.6mm) (Tolerance +. TC1350 17 .7 to 22. There must be no scratches. inspect the bore in which the seat fits. O-ring around the OD a. the O-ring.000mm]). pressure). b. O-ring in the ID of the Remove the actuator from actuator nose around the choke body. Clean the the OD of the gate is O-ring groove and replace leaking.000” (101. Clean at operating pressure or the O-ring groove and while testing the replace the O-ring. Refer to page 10 for gate positive seal at operating and seat removal. inspection. 3. console is set at 300 to maintained in the choke 325 psi (20.4 while it is installed in the Bars).127mm/-. Well pressure is leaking 1. or achieving a carbide-to.005”/-. Gate and seat are not a. Actuator rod O-ring Remove the actuator rod from the body bleed seal is leaking. manifold (while attempting to achieve a b. and replacement procedures.

000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.000 psi Studded 1-13/16” API 20.625” 38” 626219-01 4-1/16” API 10.5” 626330-01 3-1/16” API 15.3mm) (965.3mm) (965.2mm) 10.2mm) 10.3mm) (965.6mm) (295.3mm) (1003.6mm) (295.000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.000 psi SST Lined 3-1/16” API 10.3mm) (1003.000 psi Studded (137.34” 11.5” 38” 680773 3-1/16” CIW 20.000 psi (232.3mm) (965.625” 39.6mm) (295.2mm) TC1350 18 .6mm) (295.6mm) (295.3mm) 5.000 psi (232.34” 11.625” 38” 626211-01 3-1/16” API 10.625” 38” 626209-01 3-1/8” API 5000 psi 3-1/18” API 5000 psi (232.625” 39. Choke Specifications Clearance Required To Remove Actuator X Y SD-017238 Hydraulically Actuated Chokes Assembly Inlet Flange Outlet Flange Dimensions Clearance Number Size and Pressure Size and Pressure X Y 10.000 psi 4-1/16” API 10.428” 17.9mm) (444.3mm) 10.2mm) 10.34” 11.6mm) (295.34” 11.000 psi SST Lined 3-1/16” API 5000 psi SST Lined (232.5” 626330-04 3-1/16” API 15.6mm) (295.34” 11.000 psi (232.34” 11.2mm) 10.IV.5mm) (965.2mm) 10.625” 38” 626211-02 3-1/16” API 10.3mm) (965.34” 11.000 psi SST Lined (232.625” 38” 626215-01 4-1/16” API 5000 psi 4-1/16” API 5000 psi (232.

625” 29.000 psi Studded 2-9/16” API 20.000 psi (232.3mm) 10.625” 34.6mm) (295.3mm) (876.6mm) (295.34” 11.5” 41800 2-9/16” API 20.000 psi Studded (158.9mm) (876.7mm) 10.3mm) (876.75” 626208-01 3-1/8” API 5000 psi 3-1/18” API 5000 psi (232.25” 13.8mm) (342.6mm) (295.000 psi SST Lined 3-1/16” API 15.34” 11.34” 11.7mm) 10.5” 626457-01 4-1/16” API 10.6mm) (295.625” 29.34” 11.75” 626214-01 4-1/16” API 5000 psi 4-1/16” API 5000 psi (232.7mm) 10.000 psi 3-1/16” API 10.000 psi (232.3mm) TC1350 19 .34” 11.000 psi SSt Lined (232.3mm) (755.34” 11.6mm) (295.75” 626210-01 3-1/16” API 10.625” 29.6mm) (295.5” 626457-02 3-1/16” API 15.3mm) (755.000 psi SST Lined 3-1/16” API 10.75” 626210-02 3-1/16” API 10.625” 34.3mm) (755.625” 29.000 psi SST Lined (232. Clearance Required Y To Remove Actuator X SD-017239 Handwheel Operated Chokes Assembly Inlet Flange Outlet Flange Dimensions Clearance Number Size and Pressure Size and Pressure X Y 10.50” 34.000 psi 3-1/16” API 15.3mm) 6.7mm) 10.3mm) (755.

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

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

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