UDT LEOPARD

UDT-Leopard is a high strength connector which has been used in many different applications environment and drilling programs for land, platform, jack up, subsea/deep water including highly deviated deep well.

UDT-Leopard combines the advantages of a preloaded thread-type connector and the rapid make-up desired for offshore operations. It has mechanical strength characteristics higher than those of the casing pipe.

UDT-Leopard is a self-aligned connector with a high-cone angle and is available in twin or four-start thread. When stabbed, the box swallows approximately 90% of the pin length. The stabbing guide prevents cross threading. Full make-up is achieved in less than half a turn with a four-start thread and less than one turn for a two-start thread.

To prevent back off during driving and to permit the connection to transmit torque, integral anti-rotation tabs can be engaged using a hand-held hilti gun or manual shear tool. Use of the anti-rotation tabs increases breakout torque to as high as 90,000 ft-lb, depending on the number of tabs engaged.

MATERIALS

UDT-Leopard connectors are typically made from 70 ksi to 110 ksi and can be used for all types of operations based on customer requirements.

special features

  • Self-aligned.
  • Strength characteristics higher than casing pipe.
  • No cross threading
  • Low torque make-up with rig tongs.
  • Less than one turn make-up.
  • Integral 4 points anti rotation provision
  • Suitable for piling/Jetting.
  • Reversible and reusable.
  • Visual indication of make-up.
  • Preloaded for fatigues.
  • High-pressure sealing.

UDT Leopard Finite Element Analysis

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SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE CONNECTORS

We provide top-quality easy to operate connectors for a safe, reliable, and productive drilling experience.

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INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS

UDT’s oilfield equipments and tools help minimize cost, maximize production, thus ensuring superior performance and delivering positive results every time.

down hole tools

UDT downhole tools are used in a variety of formations to perform reaming operations during drilling.  

gas lift equipments

UDT gas lift equipment are used for effective gas lift operations in straight and deviated wells.

wireline winches

UDT wireline winch units are used in both offshore and onshore areas and can be used for production and reservoir operations.

high performance connectors

UDT range of connectors are suitable for a wide array of applications such as Drilling, Driving (Piling), Drill & Drive, Jetting, Offshore Jack-up, Offshore Subsea, Slot Recovery, Drilling with Casing and more.