Closed Face Tong Back-Up

Highwood Technologies - Back Up Tong


Highwood's closed face back-up tong provides safety and efficiency to any closed faced tong on the market. Operate without flipping or changing dies, up to 5-1/2” pipe. Add optional control to a closed face tong to keep operators out of hazardous work zones. Add safety and control without replacing your tong.

Simple SOlutions Make Big Differences

  • Adapts to any closed face tong
  • Handles pipe from 2-3/8” to 5-1/2” without die change
  • Make up and break out without flipping dies
  • Optional remote operation to make and break pipe away from hole center

Closed Face Tong Upgrade Features

Hydraulic Closed Face Backup

  • Hydraulically actuated closed face backup ensures positive clamping every time
  • Can be run off of existing rig hydraulics
  • Handles 2-3/8” up to 5-1/2” without having to change dies
  • Does not need to be flipped to change from make up to break out

Optional Basic Closed Face Tong Control

  • Stainless Steel drillers console with Class 1 Div 1 valve controls and air valves for Hi/Low gear shift and existing backup actuator
  • Class 1 Div 1 Valve for controlling hydraulic functions mounted on wrench
  • Allows driller to operate the wrench from up to 10m away

Additional Options

  • Class 1 Div 1 Wireless remote control for further operating flexibility
  • Class 1 Div 1 Multi Conductor Cable c/w Zone rated quick couplings for easier drillers panel transport

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