5½ Standard

Tubing Tong: 1.050 - 5½ in.

Versatile tong for work-over rigs and
casing tong tubulars...
  • 12,000 ft-lbs (16270 Nm) Maximum Torque
  • Two Speed Gear Train
  • Quick Changing Sliding Heads
  • Self Aligning Throat
  • Radial Lock Door
  • Drill Pipe Capable
  • Optional: Tri-Grip® Backup
Product Description

5½ Standard Tong

The Model 5½ Standard is the first open-throat design in its size range to generate 12,000 ft-lb of available torque. Versatility is the name of the game here as this tong works well whether powered by a workover rig or a portable casing tong power unit. Options include manual backup or cam-type hydraulic backups.

Tri-Grip® Backup

TThe Tri-Grip® Backup is the industry standard for reliable make-up and break-out of tubular connections that are optionally supplied with Eckel tongs. Utilizing two hydraulic cylinders and a three head arrangement ensures a slip-free operation. The backup is suspended at an adjustable level below the power tong employing three hanger legs and allows the backup to remain stationary while the power tong moves vertically to compensate for the connection's thread travel. The Tri-Grip® uses two pivoting heads and one stationary. The Eckel Tri-Grip® Backup has exceptional gripping capabilities with Rig Dies when running drill pipe or optional Eckel Wrap-Around True-Grit® dies or Pyramid Fine Tooth dies for making up other types of tubular.

Technical Specifications
Tong Specifications
Capacity1.050 - 5½ in. (26.7 - 139.7 mm)
Dimensions25 x 54 in. (635 x 1371.6 mm)
Weight[1]980 lb (445.0 kg)
Maximum Torque @ 2,500 psi (172 bar)
High2,800 ft-lb (3796 Nm)
Low12,000 ft-lb (16270 Nm)
Maximum RPM @ 65 GPM (246 LPM)
High125 rpm
Low25 rpm
Handle Length36 in. (914.4 mm)
Backup Specifications
Backup TypeTri-Grip®
Capacity2 1/16 - 6.050 in. (52.4 - 153.7 mm)
Dimensions[2]29.5 x 54 in. (749.3 x 1371.6)
Weight[1][2]1,900 lb (861.8 kg)
Load Cell TypeCompression or Tension
Handle Length[2]28.5 in. (723.9 mm)

[1]Weight Approximate, [2]Tong and Backup

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