Support unit of hydraulic wrench rotor

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: support unit of a hydraulic wrench rotor includes support elements arranged in the body and contacting with the end surface of the geared rim and the cylindrical external surface of a split gear of the rotor, besides, support elements are made of two cylindrical support plates installed in the body and joined together, having cavities along the inner diameter in the place of their connection, at the same time the end surface of the geared rim and the cylindrical outer surface of the split gear of the rotor contact with appropriate surfaces of the support plates cavity arranged from a composite material.

EFFECT: increased reliability of device operation with simultaneous simplification of design and cheapening of assembly and repair.

4 dwg


The invention relates to the oil and gas industry, such as technical equipment for workover, including a device for screwing and unscrewing tubing.

Closest to the proposed technical solution is the key trumpet, selected as a prototype, in which the reference node of the rotor of the hydraulic wrench includes located in the body of the key supporting elements in contact with the end surface of the ring gear and the cylindrical outer surface of the split gear rotor (patent RF №2328587). The supporting elements are rollers mounted in the housing of the hydraulic wrench with the use of bearings to allow free rotation. The rollers are in contact with the outer cylindrical surface and end surface of the ring gear cutting gear, holding it against vertical and horizontal movement. During rotation, as transmitted from the shaft of the motor, kinematically through mechanical transmission of the split gear, freely rotating rollers are able to roll on its surface.

The disadvantages of this solution are the frequent failure of the rollers, the complexity and high cost of their manufacture and replacement.

The objective of the invention is one is to increase the reliability of the device while simplifying the design and reducing the cost of Assembly and repair.

The technical problem is achieved by the fact that in the reference node of the rotor of the hydraulic key, which is located in the body of the key supporting elements in contact with the end surface of the ring gear and the cylindrical outer surface of the split gear rotor according to the invention, the supporting elements are made of two, mounted in the housing and connected with the cylindrical supporting plates having an internal diameter at the point of connection of the cavity, while the end surface of the ring gear and the cylindrical outer surface of the split gear rotor in contact with the corresponding surfaces of the cavity of the support plates made of composite material.

The implementation of supporting elements in the form of plates made of composite material, in contact with a cylindrical outer and end surfaces of the ring gear cutting gear rotor, ensures smooth rotation without shock due to the fact that the material of the supporting elements has a damping higher than metal rollers, and also due to the fact that the supporting elements provide a continuous contact with the surfaces of the split gear. Design provides increased reliability of the device operation and the simultaneous simplification of the structure, which leads to reduce the cost of Assembly and repair.

Patent research has shown that in the investigated prior art do not have the same technical solution, i.e. the claimed technical solution is not clear from the investigated prior art and, thus, meets the criterion of "inventive step".

This solution may be reproduced industrially, therefore, it meets the criterion of "industrial applicability".

The invention is illustrated by drawings, where figure 1 presents a top view of the hydraulic wrench; figure 2 - support surface hydraulic switch, 3 - ring gear; figure 4 is a section along a-a in figure 1.

The reference node of the rotor of the hydraulic key contains within the enclosure split gear drive rotor 1, a basic element of the bottom 2, supporting the top member 3, connected by bolts. The split gear 1 is connected with a split sleeve 4, with the jaws 5 with 6 dice. In the support elements 2 and 3 on the surface of their connection to the inner cylindrical surface of the cavity 7. The end surface of the ring gear 8 and the cylindrical outer surface 9 of the split gear 1 is in contact with the corresponding surfaces 7 of the cavity under the supporting elements 2 and 3. The supporting elements 2 and 3 are made of to nosatogo material. The movement of the hydraulic motor is transmitted through the shaft 10 and the mechanical transmission 11.

The device operates as follows.

Hydraulic torque wrench is suspended over the mouth of the well and is connected to the string of pipe. Submitted to the hydraulic motor hydraulic energy is converted into mechanical energy, which is kinematically through the shaft 10 of the motor and mechanical transmission 11 is transmitted to the split gear drive rotor 1 is installed and rotating using the principle of sliding in the support elements 2 and 3. Next, the movement is transmitted to the split sleeve 4 with the jaws 5 with 6 dice. A seizure occurs pipe and further the process of screwing or unscrewing pipes.

The present invention improves the reliability of the device due to the use of supporting elements made of composite material, using for the transmission of motion, the principle of sliding. This simplifies the design and reduced the price process of Assembly and repair.

The reference node of the rotor of the hydraulic key, which is located in the body of the key supporting elements in contact with the end surface of the ring gear and the cylindrical outer surface of the split gear rotor, characterized in that the supporting elements are made of two mounted in the housing and connected with the cylindrical support dps is Steen, having an internal diameter at the point of connection of the cavity, while the end surface of the ring gear and the cylindrical outer surface of the split gear rotor in contact with the corresponding surfaces of the cavity of the support plates made of composite material.


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FIELD: deep drilling and maintenance of oil and gas wells.

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