Reduces torque and drag
The VibroGLIDE tools are a derivative of the highly successful field proven EzeeGLIDER® with the added feature of the cam teeth on the centralizer and the cam profiles on the heavy duty stop collars. These features have been tested for wear with applied loads and provide continuous vibration while rotating the casing for extended periods in excess of most casing/liner deployment operations. Whether it be vertical, horizontal or ERD wells, cased or open hole applications, or weak formations, Rubicon’s broad selection of centralizers are playing a key role in reducing torque and drag and reaching planned TD.
Making it better
The VibroGLIDE acts as a casing deployed version of a drill pipe vibration tool used to reduce sliding friction while drilling.
Vibrations and composite material provide a significant reduction in axial friction. (these customer benefits are what separates the VibroGLIDE from the RotoGLIDE). The VibroGLIDE rides over ledges and its short design does not stiffen the string. The VibroGLIDE turns easily around high dog leg severity, toughness and abrasion resistance to address high side forces. The VibroGLIDE offers greater than normal reduction in drag which reduces helical buckling. On high step out wells, the current well construction boundaries are extended. Should casing or completion fail to reach TD, low drag aids are removed from the wellbore. The VibroGLIDE is lightweight, which improves manual handling, is low on start up torque and assists passage through casing exits and multilateral junctions.
Vibrates each casing joint at a low frequency while rotating to reduce friction similar to a drill pipe vibration tool used for slide drilling
Frequency can be altered by changing casing RPM to produce the best frequency to reduce friction on a well specific basis
No difference between static and dynamic friction and low coefficient of friction
Cam profile on stop collar(s)
Available for both uni-directional and bi-directional applications
Sacrificial cam profile on VibroGLIDE centralizer
Ultra-low axial static and dynamic coefficient of friction
Proven wear resistance and toughness
High Thermal Stability
High Impact Resistance
High Compressive and tensile strength
Short compact design to fit onto screens
|Outer Diameter||5.750 in (146.1 mm)||12.000 in (304.8 mm)|
|Inner Diameter||4.600 in (116.8 mm)||9.750 in (247.7 mm)|
|Overall Length||8.000 in (203 mm)||10.000 in (254 mm)|
|Weight||2.059 lbs (0.93 kg)||7.116 lbs (3.23 kg)|
|Flow By||4.89 sq in (3,155 sq mm)||23.99 sq in (15,477 sq mm)|
|Service Temp °C||-40>185||-40>186|
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