Shear rams are designed to cut through drill pipe completely, also known as “shearing the pipe”, without sealing off the well completely. Variable Bore Rams, Inc. carries casing shear rams from GE (Hydril) to accommodate a larger drill pipe size of 18 inches, with a working pressure of 15M.
Please refer to the graph below for shearing ram specifications:
|Bore Size (inches)||18"|
|Working Pressure (psi)||15M|