Excro Rope Socket Testers
A safe and convenient tool for testing the integrity of a rope socket or pull testing a slickline cable
The Hunting ExCro tester is a safe and convenient tool for testing the integrity of a rope socket or pull testing a slickline cable
The Hunting ExCro Rope Socket Tester provides three functions.
- Allows a ‘set’ of braided line rope sockets quickly and safely.
- Eliminates need to ‘set’ the rope socket with tool string weight.
- Provides a pull test to gauge the true strength of any slickline.
The Hunting ExCro tester is a safe and convenient tool. , the principle is the same. The wire is made up to a rope socket and loaded into the tester. The wire is then clamped in place, using the appropriate clamp jaws.
Jaws for 0.108”, 0.125”, 0.160”, 3/16”, 7/32” and 5/16” wire sizes are supplied.
Testing is performed by applying load to the wire by a hydraulic hand pump system and monitored by a pressure gauge.
A short section of wire under tension, is held within the body of the tool, making it completely safe.
The base unit weighs only 25Kg / 55 lbs, providing portability and easy use almost anywhere.
Requiring no special tools, virtually any rope socket can be tested with the ExCro Tester.
The ExCro Tester can be supplied a simple unit, or as a complete ExCro Testing Package, mounted on a frame and complete with a hand pump and recorder, so that pull tests can be recorded for inspection.
Slickline ductility testing can be performed using the 349 Series Hunting Wire Ductility Tester
Clamp Jaws supplied for most Slick and Braided cable sizes.
No special tools required.
Allows testing of most rope sockets.