• BX-7 Hydraulic Actuated Elevator

    National Oilwell Varco introduces a newly developed BX7 Elevator that improves both rig safety, efficiency and has a greater capacity.

    Description

    Tool, where applicable, updated in accordance with governing API standards

    National Oilwell Varco introduces a newly developed BX7 Elevator that improves both rig safety, efficiency and has a greater capacity. The BX7 has a capacity of 1.000 short tons for drill pipe and landing strings, and 1.250 short tons for riser handling and square shouldered couplings.

    Features/Benefits

    Special Features:

    • Body, doors and latch of the elevator are forged to provide more homogeneous properties with increased impact load resistance obtained.
    • The BX7 exceeds EN ISO 13535 - API 8C requirmenets.
    • The body has minimal machining areas. There are minimal holes or cavities through body and doors.
    • All the BX safety features are incorporated.
    • The BX7 operates with standard BX controls.
    • A mechanical lock prevents the elevator to open under load.
    • The elevator provides a signal which can be used for interlocking.