Handling Damage

Definition(s)


Handling Damage

Damage to the OCTG body, coupling or threads that occurred during loading, unloading, movements in transit, etc. EXAMPLES cuts, gouges, dents, flattened (mashed) thread crests or similar.

Source: API RP 5A5, Field Inspection of New Casing, Tubing, and Plain-end Drill Pipe, Reaffirmed August 2010. Global Standards