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Bandpass Filters serves Oil Exploration and Monitoring market.
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'); document.write('Ranging in center frequency up to 2,360 MHz, band pass filters are part of LC filter series and target Oil Field Exploration and Mining market. Mounting features help withstand harsh environments, including temperature swings resulting from being exposed to normal outdoor conditions where oil exploration occurs. Offering bandwidths in excess of 25% of center frequency, products can be mounted via SMT packaging or other custom configurations, including connectorized or through hole.'); document.write('
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DTH Hammers and Bits are designed for down-the-hole drilling.
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'); document.write('Designed to increase productivity in reverse circulation (RC) drilling and conventional down-the-hole (DTH) drilling, BLH™ series includes valved BLH5 and BLH3 hammers as well as valve-less BLH1. Bits are available to support all BLH hammers. BLH5 delivers balanced operation with minimized vibration as well as optimized productivity in various ground conditions, and BLH3 adds steel valve system. With minimal moving parts, BLH1 achieves balance between simplicity and performance.'); document.write('
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Quick-Change Block System maximizes uptime.
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'); document.write('For surface mining and trenching machines, no-weld QC42 Quick Change Block System cuts time needed to change block from machine base from 60–90 min down to 10–15 min. System features 1070 spring steel retainer that provides added safety feature to keep unit together when not fully engaged from tapered press fit. Rubber bumper stops keep block from over-locking, while hardfaced block face ensures optimal conical rotation and minimizes wear.'); document.write('
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Diamond Coring Drill Rig supports deep hole drilling.
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'); document.write('Combining 110 kW power pack, 128 kN feed frame, rotation unit, foot clamp, and controller, Model LM110 provides high pullback force and fast rod-handling rate for maximum drilling productivity. Components can be interchanged to adapt to customer requirements as their needs change. For optimized safety, hands-free making or breaking of joints, and semi-autonomous drilling, Model LM110 can be outfitted with rod handler and Drill Control Interface™.'); document.write('
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Well Suspension Plug ensures gas-tight seal.
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'); document.write('Designed for suspension operations in deepwater markets, ISO 14310 V0-rated STORMLOCK includes 10,000 psi ball valve qualified in accordance with ISO 28281. Although plug is able to support up to 300 tons of pipe, it does not require weight below so it can be set shallow, deep, and even in horizontal sections and in non-storm applications. Plug can be repositioned and reset any number of times if well conditions present challenges.'); document.write('
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Positive Displacement Proportioner conserves solvent use, waste.
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'); document.write('By mixing material close to gun, ProMix PD2K minimizes flush zone size. This consequently enables use of less paint while also accelerating color changes. Also, amount of mixed material in system supports short pot life materials. Positive displacement technology produces mix ratios within 1% accuracy and lends to consistent pump performance. Also compatible with acid-based materials, proportioner can be equipped with 2 or 4 dosing pumps and manage up to 30 colors and 4 catalysts.'); document.write('
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Communication and Hearing System suits oil and gas workers.
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'); document.write('QUIETPRO QP100Ex features in-ear headset to capture voice transmission inside ear canal via air conduction. Device uses digital Active Noise Reduction to continuously monitor ambient sound and reduce noise levels across spectrum of frequencies, while integrated microphones measure sounds reaching user\'s ear. Unit provides audible and visual signals to alert workers when they are approaching or have met daily noise dose, while automatic fit check ensures minimal level of protection is received.'); document.write('
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Modular Frac Manifold aids shale gas field operators.
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'); document.write('Designed to allow simultaneous frac operations on multiple well pads, skid-mounted Modular Frac Manifold consists of customized array of actuated valves, blocks, and frac head outlets. Self-contained unit is engineered to safely isolate each well during stimulation. Hand wheel is ergonomically designed at stand level within safety zone to minimize restrictive movements. Double-acting hydraulic actuator ensures proper flow control and shut off even if hydraulic system has been interrupted.'); document.write('
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Explosion Proof LED Headlight offers hands-free operation.
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'); document.write('Offering hands-free illumination in hazardous locations, Model EXP-LED-HL-DFX provides 120 lm for 4.5 hours in high mode and 70 lm for 13.5 hours in low mode. Unit features CREE® LED protected by unbreakable polycarbonate lens, along with impact-resistant resin housing, O-ring seal, and rubber domed push button switch. Powered by 3 AAA alkaline batteries, headlight includes elastic strap for wearing on head and rubber strap for non-slip attachment to hard hats.'); document.write('
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Intrinsically Safe LED Headlight offers dual operating modes.
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'); document.write('Able to be worn on head or attached to any hardhat, weather-resistant EXP-LED-HL-DFX provides operators in hazardous locations with 120 lm of light for 4.5 hr in high mode or 70 lm of light for 13.5 hr in low mode. Explosion-proof light features CREE® high-intensity LED lamp fitted with Luxeon emitter and protected by unbreakable polycarbonate lens. Powered by 3 AAA alkaline batteries, product provides hands-free operation and comes in impact-resistant engineering resin housing.'); document.write('
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Multipurpose Drilling Rig meets mineral exploration needs.
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'); document.write('Designed to fit into 40 ft high cube container, LX™11 offers reverse circulation (RC) and diamond core drilling capabilities as well as multiple safety features. Rig can reach depths of 4,750 ft using NQ rods via diamond drilling and 1,065 ft using 4.5 in. rods via RC drilling. For increased productivity, 23.6 ft mast and top drive head allow 13 ft rods to be pulled under head. Single rotary drill head runs up to 1,200 rpm and offers max torque of 5,800 lb-ft at 100 rpm.'); document.write('
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Excavation Grade Control System features Wi-Fi communications.
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'); document.write('Offering GPS machine guidance via Wi-Fi®, GCSFlex(TM) Grade Control System for Excavators serves GPS corrections over this connection from local base station. Unit\'s Wi-Fi connection is established automatically once it is positioned and turned on. Product also allows in-field design templates to be created directly from cab on CB450 Control Box, allowing operator to accurately dig to desired depth, slope, or alignment. Several configurations and sensor options are available.'); document.write('
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Rod Guides feature hydrodynamic design.
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'); document.write('Intended for progressing cavity downhole pumping applications, Era® CrossOver(TM) High Performance Rod Guides are manufactured from engineered plastics, enhanced with performance additives to withstand well conditions up to 500°F. Hydrodynamic design helps keep fluid closer to laminar flow around guide and minimizes chance of gas breakout, while concave body channel allows wider vanes and low fluid drag. DuraGuide(TM) wear indicators provide visual confirmation of remaining erodible material.'); document.write('
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Water Service Filter suits mining applications.
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'); document.write('Rated at 300 gpm, Model WQF5 eliminates contamination in water used to make invert emulsions such as 95/5 fluids often used in underground mining applications. Unit features nickel-plated Q size housing and 40 lb bypass spring. Offered with Excellement® Z-Media(TM) ranging from 25 to 1 micron and Metal Mesh Media in 60 and 150 micron, Model WQF5 is equipped with Stainless Steel Dirt Alarms® that can define when filter is approaching bypass differential pressure.'); document.write('
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Sonic Rig is effective even in varying ground conditions.
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'); document.write('With sonic head of drill producung frequencies up to 150 Hz and depth capability of up to 600 ft, LS(TM)600 delivers accurate core sampling, less than 1% hole deviation, minimal waste, and accelerated penetration. No fluid, air, or mud is needed, and boreholes are cased continuously by first during drilling. This lets core barrel advance into substrate, followed by outer casing. Protective measure allows for accurate measurement of continuous in-situ core samples.'); document.write('
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Corrosion Monitoring Tool targets downhole environments.
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'); document.write('Constructed of corrosion-resistant 17-4 PH SS, DCMS(TM) uses Corrosometer® electrical resistance corrosion probe element to determine rate of metal loss within downhole tubing. Tubular electronic instrument automatically reads and records corrosion probe at regular user-defined intervals. Upon retrieval of Downhole tool, corrosion rate history is downloaded to PC via Corrdata® II Software. Designed to withstand temperatures to 302°F and pressures to 10,000 psi, unit offers 90-day battery life.'); document.write('
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Well Site Analysis System optimizes mudlogging services.
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'); document.write('Featuring portable design for remote locations, such as on- and off-shore drilling rigs in oil and gas industry, QEMSCAN® WellSite(TM) can separate and classify rock types represented in a cuttings sample with greater accuracy, analytical sensitivity, and textural resolution than manual methods. System permits detailed analysis of cuttings properties, such as clay type, matrix density, and grain size, on lithology basis.'); document.write('
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Mining Equipment Monitor tracks ground engaging tools.
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'); document.write('Accommodating every digger type and mine condition, i-GET addresses problems that arise from ground engaging tools (GET). All data from encased micro-size sensor inside digger\'s hollowed GET is processed by software that issues real-time alert if tooth breaks off from digger. GET sensors can be read even when buried in ore, enabling second check point where haul trucks pass through fixed reader installation. Handheld readers let personnel locate missing GET in ore.'); document.write('
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Liner Hanger System facilitates drilling of difficult well formations.
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'); document.write('Installed and released prior to cement job, TORXS(TM) Expandable Liner Hanger System eliminates risk of running tools becoming fixed in place during cementing, requiring fishing or well abandonment. System enables seamless 1-trip, 2-stage hanger and packer setting for cemented liner applications. Advanced torsion capability allows casing to be worked to depth in challenging zones, and there is no need to add retarders that compromise cement formulation or extend cement pumping time.'); document.write('
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Full-Featured Spray Foam Rig has towable form factor.
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'); document.write('Measuring 12 ft long with 4 ft V-nose, XTR1s hydraulic spray foam rig features frame construction that allows towing behind trucks starting from F150 and up in size. Complete solution includes PMC GH-25 hydraulic foam machine, 5 hp 15 cfm vertical air compressor, 160 ft of PMC heated hose, 220 V full shore power, and support for 2 sets of material, all contained in 12 ft, 7,000 lb GVWR V-nose shell.'); document.write('
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