Thread Lot

Definition(s)


Thread Lot

All products manufactured on a given machine during a continuous production cycle that is not interrupted by a catastrophic tool failure or injurious machine malfunction (excluding worn tools or minor tool breakage), tool holder change (except rough boring bar) or any other malfunction of either threading equipment or inspection gauges.

Source: API RP 5C5, Recommended Practice on Procedures for Testing Casing and Tubing Connections, Third Edition, July 2003 (Reaffirmed August 2010). Global Standards