• Sucker Rods

    As the world's largest inspector of new and used sucker rods, we are uniquely qualified to maximize your sucker rod lifecycle.  Rod inspection services are the most cost effective method available to extend longevity, lower lifting costs and reduce downtime.

     

    Description

    As the world's largest inspector of new and used sucker rods, we are uniquely qualified to maximize your sucker rod lifecycle.  Rod inspection services are the most cost effective method available to extend longevity, lower lifting costs and reduce downtime.

    New and Used Inspections performed In-Plant

    Tuboscope's Critical Inspection Process includes: 

    • Full-length visual
    • Rod diameter measurement (cross-sectional area)
    • Computerized Sucker Rod Inspection (EMI)/Eddy Current for surface defect detection (pits, cuts, gouges, wear)
    • Seating and thread area inspection
    • Grading and color coding to API specification
    • Coupling inspection and reconditioning
    • Special end area inspection

      Specifications

      Full-Service Rod Program

      • Transportation to and from the location, yard or well site
      • Cleaning
      • Shot cleaning
      • Full-length visual inspection
      • Coupling removal and inspection
      • Computerized Sucker Rod Inspection (EMI)
      • Pin and face inspection demagnetization
      • Inhibitor coating
      • Grading/color coded
      • Inspection reports
      • Rod identification - tagging system
      • Bundling, storage and inventory management (Tuboscope GOLD)
      • Special end area inspection
      • Rod guide application
      • Rod Guide Advisory Program (RGAP) - proprietary software for proper rod guide design, material, and spacing

      Associated Sucker Rod Services

      • Rod Guide Recommendation 
      • Rod Recovery Analysis
      • Rod Guide Calibrating
      • NORM Testing
      • Pony Rods and Sinker Bars
      • Shot Blasting
      • Straightening
      • Coupling Inspection, Removal and Replacement 
      • Bolstering or Palletizing
      • Tally
      • Storage
      • Transportation in Select Areas
      • Buy / Sell Programs for Used Rods in Select Areas

      Please contact your local Tuboscope representative for information about these services in your area.