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Industries

Drillstar Industries has been serving the oilfield


industry since 1977. Originally founded as the
manufacturing branch of directional drilling company
Top Services, it became a stand-alone company in
1986, when Top Services merged with world leader
Schlumberger Anadrill.

Since then, we have grown into an integrated


manufacturer, providing both a wide range of
proprietary tools and full subcontracting solutions
to major oilfield suppliers.

Today, we provide equipment and services in two


main domains, offering both Drillstar and custom/
client designs :
l Drilling and fishing tools.
l Tubing and casing accessories.

Our unique combination of reactivity, technical Industries


expertise and product quality has earned us the trust
of major oil companies, equipment manufacturers
and service companies worldwide.

Drillstar Industries is located


near Pau, France, a world-renowned
centre of excellence for oil & gas
technology development.

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The ISO 9001 certification guarantees a high level
of quality throughout the production chain.
Product quality and conformity to given standards
(API, VAM, customer-specific…) are ensured by
control inspectors equipped with the appropriate
gauges and advanced measurement systems.

In addition to our API certificates,


we are licensed for VAM premium connections :

Our products are used worldwide on a daily basis, and have earned a
reputation for ruggedness, efficiency and durability. Our customers include
both global service companies, national oil companies and regional players.

HOLE OPENERS 4
UNDERREAMERS - ROLLER REAMERS 5
STABILIZERS 6
SPECIAL STABILIZERS - HARDFACING 7
SUBS AND PLUGS 8
MILLING TOOLS 9-10
JUNK BASKETS - WASHOVER SHOES 11
FISHING AND CUTTING TOOLS 12-13
CUSTOM TOOLS - MANUFACTURING 14
QUALITY CONTROL 15

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HOLE OPENERS

Drillstar hole openers are used worldwide by major drilling contractors.


Their robustness and durability ensure smooth operations while minimizing maintenance costs.

They are manufactured with the number of cutters adapted to the work required. All our hole openers are field maintainable,
with easy assembly and disassembly. They are all equipped with 3 or 4 cutters, as well as mud nozzles precisely located to
clean the cutters and the hole simultaneously.

Nr. UPPER CONNECTION LOWER CONNECTION


P/N HOLE ID PILOT HOLE
CUTTERS OD API REG THREAD OD API REG THREAD
361 8 1/2” 5 3/4” 2–3 6 1/2” 4 1/2” 5” 3 1/2”
1135 9 1/2” 6 3/4” 2–3 8” 6 5/8” 4 3/4” 3 1/2”
326 12 1/4” 8 1/2” 2–3 8” 6 5/8” 5 3/4” 4 1/2”
409 14 3/4” 9 5/8” 3 8” 6 5/8” 8” 6 5/8”
346 17 1/2” 12 1/4” 3 9 1/2” 7 5/8” 8 1/2” 6 5/8”
825 24 - 26” 17 1/2” 3–4 9 1/2 - 10” 7 5/8” 9 1/2” 7 5/8”
118 36” 26” 3-4 10 - 11” 8 5/8” 10” 7 5/8”
268 42” 26” 4 11” 8 5/8” 10 1/2” 7 5/8”
For more details please refer to the hole opener technical sheet on www.drillstar-industries.com

CUTTER TYPES
Drillstar Industries manufactures interchangeable cutter sets.
For example :
26”, 24”, 23” and 22” OD hole openers all have the same
cutters.
Cutters are made of heat-treated steel and are tungsten carbide
hardfaced. Shown here is a sample of the EIGHT cutter types
available.

Type S
Tooth type for soft formation.
(clay, salt, soft limestone)

Type M
Adapted for medium formation.
(shale, limestone, anhydrite)

Type H
Ideal for hard formation.
(dolomitic and quartzitic limestone, granite)

Type SH
Tungsten carbide insert for super hard formation.
(granite, flint, taconite, basalt, quartzitic sand and
pyrite).

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UNDERREAMERS – ROLLER REAMERS

HYDRAULIC PDC UNDERREAMERS


Drillstar Hydraulic PDC Underreamer is a sturdy tool, used to
enlarge the borehole beyond bit diameter. It can be opened
and closed several times downhole, making it the tool of
choice for section enlarging jobs.

It comes with 3 large-section cutting arms, each fitted with


two rows of Polycrystalline Diamond Compacts for maximum
reaming.

This simple and efficient design, with each arm machined out
of a single piece of high-strength alloy, ensures longer tool
time at bottom and easy field maintenance.

Strategically located mud ports provide added cleaning of the


PDCs for faster operations with less pack-off risks.
For more details please refer to the underreamer
technical sheet on www.drillstar-industries.com

ROLLER REAMERS

REAMER CUTTERS
The Drillstar 3-point or 6-point roller
reamers are designed for reaming All cutter types are made of special alloy steel and fully heat
and stabilization in any type of treated. They are set vertically in the body, eliminating drag
formation. and sliding on the wall of the hole being drilled.
All parts of the tools are made of
special alloy steel and heat treated
for hardness. Type S
Drilling crews can easily replace any Milled, machined and with sharp teeth for
part in the field without the use of maximum reaming in soft formations.
special tools.
Reamers are available in a wide
range of sizes, with sealed or non-
sealed bearing rollers.
Type M
Main parts :
Central Pin : The alloy steel used is Milled, machined and hard faced.
Ideal for medium to medium-hard formations.
carburized and hardened to ensure
good bearing wear characteristics.
A slot at the end of the pin will prevent it
from rotating.
Type H
Cross Pin : This pin is driven into the For hard formations. Tungsten carbide inserts
top bearing block as an additional safety are recommended to fracture the formation.

to retain the main pin and cutter.


Blocks : These blocks have very little
wear and need to be changed only after
several cutter changes. They also enable Type VH
the reamer to be resized to a different Special tungsten carbide inserts for very hard
hole size using the same body and pins. formations and tough drilling conditions.

For more details please refer to the rotary reamers


technical sheet on www.drillstar-industries.com

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STABILIZERS

Drillstar Stabilizers reflect the years our engineers have spent in the field deviating wells, side-tracking and fishing.
The design of our stabilizers benefits directly from their experience. Drillstar stabilizers are no showroom pieces, they
are sturdy, rugged and easy to maintain, exactly what you need in the field.

Drillstar Industries offers a complete range of body integral (BIB) and sleeve integral blade (SIB) stabilizers in a wide range of
diameters (4¾” to 26”) .

We have developed an exclusive type of assembly to answer safety, durability and cost criteria for sleeve integral blade (SIB)
stabilizers. Drillstar SIB stabilizers allow you to reduce maintenance and replacement costs while keeping the same safety and
reliability as Body Integral Blades. Spiralled blades are cut out of one solid piece of AISI 4145 H fully heat-treated steel.

Many drilling engineers rely exclusively on body integral blade


(BIB) stabilizers. Even though there is no risk of losing blades,
repeated heating for hardfacing repair or replacement may
generate cracks in the high tensile alloy steel, resulting in
fragility and shorter lifespan.

Drillstar Industries extensive engineering studies and field tests


have demonstrated that safety and life span are significantly
improved if two adequate qualities of steel are used for the
body, the sleeve and the blade. An assembly where blades and
sleeve are of the same steel has been successfully developed
and tested. To create a positive liaison between the body and
the sleeve a nut (A) is set on a thread machine on the body (see
sketch). Then the sleeve is preheated and shrink-fitted around
the body and nut. The assembly is then completed by welding
(B) of the nut (A) and the sleeve (C), both made of the same
easy-to-weld steel. Thus, the sleeve can neither turn nor slide.

This design is available for diameters 12 1/4” and above,


resulting in significant savings on purchasing and maintaining
these large-diameter stabilizers.

BIB stabilizer

SIB stabilizer

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SPECIAL STABILIZERS - HARDFACING

INTERCHANGEABLE SLEEVE STABILIZERS

This type of stabilizer is often used in fields


where repairs and hardfacing of the blades
are not available.
This time and money-saving tool comes in
two different types :
- one-piece body construction.
- two-piece body, with the sleeve blocked
in the middle.
Different size of sleeves may fit same body.

Hardfacing on the blades can be any of the


three different types offered.

HARDFACING
Drillstar currently provides a solution to all problems of abrasion linked with drilling operations through different types of
hardfacing :

TOPLOY TOPIC
Copper alloy hardness : 120 to 130 Hv Resilient matrix with high resistance to abrasion.
Calibrated tungsten carbide grains. Nickel alloy hardness : 400 to 450Hv
Hardness : 1400 to 1700 Hv The application of a special coating improves the adherence between
- Stabilizers (TOPLOY W) : Satisfactory behaviour in soft formations. the tool and its TOPIC hardfacing.
- Mills (TOPLOY S) : Excellent behaviour thanks to its matrix specially Tungsten carbide plates hardness : 1400 to 1700 Hv
designed to release worn grains. - Stabilizers : Excellent behaviour even in very hard and very abrasive
formations.
Excellent impact strength, resistant to abrasion and H2S corrosion.

TOPFLAME
Nickel alloy hardness : 430 to 450 Hv
Calibrated tungsten carbide grains.
Hardness : 2000 to 2500 Hv
- Stabilizers : Excellent behaviour even in very hard and very abrasive
formations or in H2S environment.
Adheres well to its support. Sound deposit, without cracks in spite of its
extreme hardness.
- Protection : Pieces subjected to severe abrasion phenomena in very
hard formation (roller cutter edges, hole opener arms…).

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SUBS AND PLUGS

LIFTING SUBS BASKET SUBS ORIENTING OR BENT SUBS


Drillstar lifting subs can be either Drillstar supplies basket subs in all All Drillstar orienting and bent subs are
tapered or square shoulder types. standard diameters, with connections available in a variety of lengths and
They are available in all diameters and machined and finished according to diameters. They are made of the same
lengths. API standards. When ordering, please grades of steel as drill collars. When
When ordering please specify size and specify whether top connection should ordering orienting or bent subs please
type (A or B). be pin or box type. specify :
ROTARY SUBS AND KELLY SAVER - Nominal OD
- Length
- Deviation angle (for bent subs)
- End connections types and sizes.

Type A 90° Type B 18°

LIFTING PLUGS ROTARY AND KELLY SAVER SUBS CIRCULATING SUBS


Drillstar lifting plugs are made of heat Rotary subs and Kelly saver subs are Available from 4¾” to 9½” OD.
treated steel alloy. Crown sections are available from Drillstar in all standard
bored out to reduce weight. They are diameters. When ordering please
available in all sizes, with or without specify type of sub, largest OD, length
lifting bail. between shoulders, bore, connection
When ordering please specify size and size and style, plus special features if
type. required.
Kelly saver sub
Type A

Rotary subs

Type B

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MILLING TOOLS

ECONOMILL
Drillstar Economill is a low-cost Main advantages
mill, ideal for destroying tubular The Economill can be air freighted at low cost for urgent jobs. Made
equipment. It will also shave off with a standard rock-bit connection, it can be easily adapted to drill
cement in drill pipes and tubings or stem stabilizers or used inside a skirt to mill fish heads.
mill bridge plugs and retainers. A large hole gives improved mud flow and thus also facilitates
evacuation of cuttings. Other small holes allow the perfect cleaning of
Dressed OD
Top Pin Connection
Overall Length (in.) Weight (lbs)
the blades. The special blade design ensures perfect stabilization and
API Reg.
3 1/4 - 4 3/8" 2 3/8" 7 5/8 17 centering in the casing. Drillstar Economill can be used with a turbodrill.
4 1/2 - 5 3/8" 2 7/8" 8 5/8 26
5 1/2 - 7 3/8" 3 1/2" 9 40
10 1/4 - 12 1/4" 6 5/8" 16 1/2 125

Custom sizes available on request

JUNK MILL

Drillstar Junk Mills are available in 5 standard designs :

Conventional Junk Mill :


Designed for cement, general Super Junk Mill :
junk, tubing milling or packer Designed for intensive use, such
removal. as drill collar milling. Its wide
blades allow for maximum weight
to be put on the mill.

Flat Bottom Junk Mill :


With more hardfacing for longer Top Pin Connection Overall Fishing Neck Weight
Dressed OD
tool time at bottom API Reg. Length Length OD (lbs)
3 1/2 - 4 1/2" 2 3/8" 20" 12" 3 1/8" 45
4 1/2 - 5 1/2" 2 7/8" 21" 12" 3 3/4" 62
5 1/2 - 5 5/8" 3 1/2" 23" 12" 4 1/4" 95
5 3/4 - 7 1/2" 3 1/2" 23" 12" 4 3/4" 105
7 1/2 - 9" 4 1/2" 27" 12" 5 3/4" 180
9 1/2 - 12 1/4" 6 5/8" 29" 12" 7 3/4" 350
13 - 15" 6 5/8", 7 5/8" 30" 12" 7 3/4", 9 1/2" 500
17 - 17 1/2" 7 5/8" 33" 12" 8 3/4", 9 1/2" 625
Conebuster Junk Mill :
Its concave shape is ideal for 18 1/2 - 26" 7 5/8", 7 5/8" 37" 18" 9 3/4", 9 1/2" 1200
milling bit cones and other
Custom sizes available on request
objects by keeping them
centered under the mill.

Main advantages
Here again, the main advantage is ruggedness.
Integral Bladed Junk Mill : Furthermore, hardfacing has been designed to enable the application
This uncompromising mill is ideal
for cement milling jobs, plug
of very heavy weights on the mills, which can work in the borehole
removal or general milling jobs. for several hours. All designs allow for heavy mud flow to eliminate
Tool integrity is ensured by integral cuttings.
blades machined out of the body,
which can be fitted with TOPMILL Drillstar Junk Mills can work in both cased and open hole. Please
cutting inserts for improved ROP. specify when ordering if it should be stabilized or not.

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MILLING TOOLS

TAPER MILL

DRILLSTAR taper mill is Dressed OD


Top Pin Connection Overall Length Fishing Neck Weight (lbs)

used to repair collapsed API Reg. Long Type Short Type Length OD Long Type Short Type
3 1/4 - 3 7/8” 2 3/8" 34" 30"
casings or tubings, and
10" 3" 80 60

4 - 4 3/8” 2 3/8" 34" 30" 10" 3 1/8" 90 70


to shave off cement or
4 1/2 - 5 3/8" 2 7/8" 38" 31" 10" 3 3/4" 106 75
corroded parts in casings.
5 1/2 - 5 5/8" 3 1/2" 42" 32" 13" 4 1/4" 155 115

5 3/4 - 6 3/8" 3 1/2" 44" 32" 13" 4 3/4" 160 120

Main parts : 6 1/2 - 7 3/8" 3 1/2" 46" 34" 13" 4 3/4" 170 130

7 1/2 - 7 7/8" 4 1/2" 54" 36" 13" 5 3/4" 250 185


The taper mill hardfacing is
8 3/8 - 9 1/2" 4 1/2" 54" 36" 14" 5 3/4" 280 220
designed to clean the casing 9 3/8 - 9 7/8" 4 1/2", 6 5/8" 54" 36" 14" 5 3/4", 7 3/4" 345 280

without cutting it, and to 10 3/8 - 11" 6 5/8" 57" 38" 14" 7 3/4" 415 355

penetrate very gradually. The 11 1/2 - 12 1/4" 6 5/8" 60" 40" 14" 7 3/4" 455 390

14 3/4 - 15" 6 5/8" 70" 60" 18" 7 3/4" 525 460


upper part of the DRILLSTAR 17 - 17 1/2" 6 5/8" 70" 60" 18" 7 3/4" 595 530

taper mill is long enough to 20 - 26" 6 5/8", 7 5/8" 76" 66" 18" 7 3/4", 9 1/2" 1250 1125

allow the addition of stabilizing


LONG TYPE blades while still remaining SHORT TYPE

“fishable”.

STRING TAPER MILL CUTTING INSERTS


DRILLSTAR String Taper Mill is used to repair Drillstar cutting inserts are made of premium cutting grade
damaged casing or tubing. tungsten carbide, and can replace TOPLOY on most
The String Taper Mill can also be used to cut off milling tools. They enable you to mill faster and longer,
edges at the start of a deviation. while reducing the necessary weight on bit.

Main advantages TOPMILL


These large, square-shaped
DRILLSTAR String Taper Mill has very long blades tungsten carbide inserts are
presenting a low angle and enabling a very gradual widely used today for all milling
applications.
penetration. It can be incorporated in a drill string to
cut off edges. The lower connection thread allows for
SWORDFISH
a wide range of connections. These innovative inserts combine
the advantages of both square and
round-shaped models.
(exclusivity from Cutting & Wear).

PILOT MILL

Drillstar Pilot Mill is ideal for milling tubular fish,


cleaning a casing head before running casing
patch and suppressing the damaged parts of a
Fishing Neck
casing. Dressed OD
Top Pin Connection
API Reg.
Pilot OD
Overall
Length
Weight
(lbs)
Length OD
3 1/4 - 3 7/8" 2 3/8" 1 3/4 - 2 3/4" 27" 12" 3" 40
Main advantages 4 - 4 3/8" 2 3/8" 1 3/4 - 2 /34" 27" 12" 3 1/8" 45

Due to the pilot bit located below the blades, 4 - 5 3/8" 2 7/8" 2 - 3 1/4" 27" 12" 3 3/4" 120
5 1/2 - 5 5/8" 3 1/2" 2 1/2 - 4 3/4" 38" 16" 4 1/4" 240
DRILLSTAR Pilot Mill can be perfectly directed to the
5 3/4 - 7 3/8" 3 1/2" 2 1/2 - 4 3/4" 38" 16" 4 3/4" 255
target on the fish head, avoiding side tracking. Mud 6 - 9 7/8" 4 1/2" 4 3/4 - 6 3/4" 42" 18" 5 3/4" 305

circulation holes between the blades facilitates the 9 7/8 - 17 1/2" 6 5/8" 7 3/4 - 15" 45" 18" 7 3/4" 550

easy evacuation of cuttings. The pilot is hardfaced Custom sizes available on request

for optimum resistance to wear and enables perfect,


smooth guiding of the milling blades.

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JUNK BASKETS - WASHOVER SHOES

SKIRTED JUNK MILS WASHOVER SHOES


For milling casings or tubings, drill collars Drillstar Washover Shoes are available in a wide range of
plugged by cement etc. dimensions and thread types. They come in 3 main types,
Ideal tool for critical milling jobs. each designed for a specific application. For each type (S,
W or F), the shoe can be hardfaced to cut on the bottom, on
It is composed of : the OD, on the ID or on any combination. These tools have
1) a Top Sub an extended lifespan due to the special treatment applied
2) an Economill before hardfacing. TOPMILL and SWORDFISH inserts can
3) a Washover Shoe, be used on most types.
with an optional extension as required.
Serrated Washover Shoe (type S)
are ideal for cutting and cleaning equipment from
the outside when there is little or no metal to
mill. They are made of high-quality steel, and the
tungsten carbide grains used for hardfacing are
hand-picked to provide maximum abrasion and
durability.
CORE-TYPE JUNK BASKET
Also known as ITCO-type junk basket, this
simple and efficient design can catch a variety Wavy Edge Washover Shoe (type W)
of loose junk thanks to its double free-wheeling
are used mainly for removing pieces of metal stuck
catcher system.
on the outside of the fish. They are particularly
It can be equipped with internal fishing suited for difficult washovers involving milling metal
magnet, and a wide choice of milling shoes. It debris, cutting stabilizer blades, etc. The tool is
is available in a wide range of sizes, and most
specially designed to allow maximum mud flow.
dimensions are fully customizable to meet your
requirements.
Flat Edge Washover shoe (type F)
are used to mill pieces of metal stuck on the outside
of the fish. They are able to withstand much more
weight than other types of shoe, and can cut
through stabilizer blades, hole opener arms and
other hardened metal parts.

REVERSE CIRCULATING JUNK BASKET


All types of small objects can be retrieved by
this tool, using the reverse circulation principle.
It is especially useful to retrieve loose junk
accumulated at the bottom of the hole.

All junk is carried by the mud flow into the barrel


and above the junk catcher. The tool is supplied
with a short lifting plug, which includes a storage Bottom only (S, W and F) Bottom + ID (SI, WI and FI)
space for the steel ball.

It is available in a wide range of sizes, with your


choice of following options :
- Single or double free-revolving junk catcher.
- Internal fishing magnet.
- Milling shoe

Bottom + OD + ID (SEI, WEI, FEI)


Bottom + OD (SE, WE and FE)

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FISHING TOOLS

PIN TAPS DIE COLLARS


Drillstar pin taps are tough tools, suited to Drillstar die collars are heat-treated after
quick fishing in a thread. machining. Like the Drillstar taper taps, they
The nominal size is that of the thread type to have four grooves for easy elimination of
be caught. Short and strong, they are made cuttings, are bevelled at the base and can be
in left or right hand thread, and can be fluted easily engaged in the fish head.
according to customer’s specifications. Drillstar die collars are available in a wide range
of dimensions.

TAPER TAPS GUIDED COLLARS


PLAIN TYPE For difficult fishing jobs, in open holes or large
Manufactured from special steel and heat- casings, Drillstar has developed a guided type
treated after machining. Drillstar taper taps are die collar. Several interchangeable types and
characterised by four longitudinal grooves sizes of guides are available (see below).
which allow the easy evacuation of cuttings.
Over a meter in length, the taps offer two
particular advantages : first, they can be
screwed into the washover subs, thus allowing
the tap to be guided by an external tube;
secondly, due to the fine tapering of the
threads, the tap can be screwed further into
the fish head and will accept considerable pull
without releasing the fish.

GUIDE TYPES
SKIRT TYPE WALL HOOK GUIDE
For difficult fishing operations, Drillstar has Very interesting tool when the fish remains
developed a skirt type taper tap. stuck along the wall or when the hole is
This rugged tool is composed of 3 pieces : enlarged to such an extent that a bent pipe is
needed to catch the head of the fish.
1) A taper tap with an upper pin thread. Size range available on request.
2) A skirt with an upper box thread to screw on
the tap, and a lower pin thread to receive a
guide shoe on the protection.
3) A guide shoe adapted to the hole size (see
available guides), or a protector.

When ordering please specify :


ID of fish, OD of fish and diameter of the hole to allow the best
choice of guide. Drillstar delivers this equipment in right or left hand
thread, according to customer’s specifications.
OVERSIZE GUIDE
Drillstar manufactures a wide range of oversize
guides according to client specifications.

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FISHING AND CUTTING TOOLS

IMPRESSION BLOCK SECTION MILL


Drillstar impression block is for use in fishing With a section mill, cutting and milling a complete
operations. It is composed of a steel body with casing section can be achieved.
a removable soft lead insert at the bottom. It is When pump pressure is applied the cutting arms
available in a wide range of dimensions. expand, and when fully open the second set of
arms comes into position and starts milling.

FISHING MAGNET
Drillstar Fishing Magnet is a valuable tool
before diamond coring or drilling.
Its strong magnetic field will retrieve all types of
small steel objects from the bottom of the hole.
Available sizes on request.

When ordering please specify the weight and size of the


casing to be milled.
CASING SWAGE
Drillstar Casing Swage is a tool designed to BODY
DIAMETER
FISHING NECK
DIAMETER
TOP CONNECTION BORE (Top Sub)
MAX. MILLING
DIAMETER
penetrate a collapsed casing or to force the
4 1/8” 3 1/4” 2 3/8” REG 1” 5 1/2”
casing back to its original ID. It is made of a
5 1/2” 4 3/4” 3 1/2” REG 1 1/2” 7 21/32”
solid, heat-treated 4145 H AISI steel body.
A long tapered nose in its lower part allows 8 1/4” 5 3/4” 4 1/2” REG 2 1/4” 11 3/4”

proper insertion through the damaged or 11 3/4” 8” 6 5/8” REG 3” 17”

collapsed section and the evacuation of Special sizes are available on request.
cuttings thanks to its taper heel. Sometimes
it may be necessary to run a succession of
DRILLSTAR swages, gradually increasing the HYDRAULIC CASING CUTTER
tool OD, until the original casing ID is obtained.
This tool is intended for cutting away a
complete section of casing or liner. The cutting
blades, lodged in the body, are expanded by
mud pressure.
They are reinforced with the toughest Tungsten
carbide dressing so as to be able to tackle
SAFETY JOINT without difficulty the hardest
grades of casing.
Drillstar safety joint enables a safe and easy
For large diameter
release of the BHA whenever it becomes
casings, it is strongly
necessary to free the drillstring.
recommended to
The internal connection of the Drillstar safety
stabilize the tool
joint is designed to facilitate back-off and fish
with a free wheeling
engagement procedures.
stabilizer as well as
In normal operations, the safety joint can
a marine swivel for
transmit weight, pull, as well as torque in both
offshore operations.
directions.
CASING OD
BODY OD
(all weights)

4 3/8" 5 1/2 to 7"

5 3/4" 7 5/8 to 14"

8 1/4" 9 5/8 to 26"

11 3/4" 13 3/8 to 36"

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CUSTOM TOOLS - QUALITY CONTROL

The drilling industry is evolving constantly, and oil tools must keep pace. The goal of DRILLSTAR INDUSTRIES is
to respond to its customers’ needs to adapt and create new tools in the best conditions of technical and economic
efficiency.

Drillstar Industries equipment is used in directional drilling, fishing and other operations, in diameters from 2-3/8” up to 42”
and in offshore wells more than 20,000 feet deep where high quality is an absolute must.

With its engineering department, DRILLSTAR is often called upon to manufacture special tools or components. Not listed in
this catalogue are tools such as marine swivels, tester cups, studded flanges, side entry subs…to name but a few. These tools
have been designed according to customer’s needs and have been successfully used ever since.
Don’t wait to receive technical hand-outs on new equipment - anticipate and call DRILLSTAR INDUSTRIES !

ON-DEMAND MANUFACTURING
DRILLSTAR INDUSTRIES is a preferred supplier for several major Oil & Gas companies and service companies, a collaboration
built over the years thanks to our unique combination of know-how and reactivity.

We have more than 25 years experience manufacturing special equipment shaped to our customers’ individual specifications.
Beside our range of products and their derivatives, we manufacture both specific parts and full assemblies for major suppliers.
We are licensed for API threads and VAM premium connections :

Our engineering department handles clients’ requests and helps our customers find a solution to their industrial requirements.
Commonly manufactured products range from premium threads and simple parts (pup joints, cross-overs, casing hangers,
running tools, nipples…) to complex systems and high-technology components. Strict confidentiality rules and established
procedures ensure the respect of copyright and trade secrets.

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OUR MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES
l Machined materials : aluminium, light alloys, titanium, steel, high resistance steel, stainless steel, inconel and more.
l Operations performed : turning, milling, fitting, grinding, welding, tool repair, hardfacing, and assembly.
l Capacities :    
- Milling and turning section : multi axis turning center with 3,000 mm maximum turning length
- Turning section : CNC and conventional lathes, up to a diameter of 800 mm and up to 4,000 mm long.
- Milling section : CNC and conventional milling machines, up to 3,000 x 1,000 x 1,000 mm operation.
l Surface treatments : Zn/Mg phosphate coating, copper coating, everslik, xylan, hard chroming, …
l Controls and tests : MPI with penetrant dye, pressure tests, …
l Threading of casing, tubing and drillpipe up to 13 3/8” OD.

QUALITY CONTROL
Quality is present at every step within DRILLSTAR INDUSTRIES, from design through production to delivery and
after-sale support. Procedures and equipment have been put in place to ensure that the strictest quality requirements
of our customers can be met. Controls are implemented throughout this chain to detect and report any discrepancy.

This process has been


certified according to the
ISO 9001: 2008 standard.

Beyond the requirements of this standard, DRILLSTAR is regularly subjected to quality audits by major oil companies and oil
equipment manufacturers. Being able to meet the strictest quality requirements in the industry is our best reference.

Key points of our quality process are :


l Qualified and well-trained personnel.
l Up-to-date and regularly calibrated control equipment.
l Thorough control of metals on their arrival at the factory.
l Multiple points of control throughout the manufacturing process.
l Final control of finished goods before shipment.
l Mandatory, nominative reporting of quality controls by full-time controllers.

Quality is a stand-alone department of DRILLSTAR INDUSTRIES. Standard quality indicators are monitored monthly and
corrective actions implemented immediately whenever a non-conformity is detected.

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• PAU • Tél. : 05 59 27 32 11 - 09/2010
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