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Rotary Slips

Rotary slipsRotary Slips can accommodate drill pipe from 23/8 to 51/2 inch. They are classified as type Short (SDS), Medium (SDML) and Extra Long (SDXL) according to gripping length. SDS slips are designed for shallow hole drilling, SDML slips are the perfect choice for all medium depth drilling, SDXL slips are designed for deep drilling.


Model 3 1/2 4 1/2 5 5 1/2
SDS Drill Pipe Size mm(in) 60.3 2 3/8 70.3 2 7/8 88.9 3 1/2 88.9 3 1/2 101.6 4 114.3 4 1/2
Weight kg (lbs) 53.1 117 50.3 111 48.5 107 64.9 143 61.7 136 57.6 127
SDML Drill Pipe Size mm(in) 60.3 2 3/8 70.3 2 7/8 88.9 3 1/2 88.9 3 1/2 101.6 4 114.3 4 1/2 101.6 4 114.3 4 1/2 127 5 114.3 4 1/2 127 5 139.7 5 1/2
Weight kg (lbs) 87.5 193 85.3 188 81.6 180 94 207 90.3 199 85.3 188 92.5 204 88.9 196 84 185 90.9 200 84 185 82.1 181
SDXL Drill Pipe Size mm(in) 60.3 2 3/8 70.3 2 7/8 88.9 3 1/2 88.9 3 1/2 101.6 4 114.3 4 1/2 101.6 4 114.3 4 1/2 127 5 114.3 4 1/2 127 5 139.7 5 1/2
Weight kg (lbs) 103.9 229 99.3 219 93 205 107.5 237 103 227 96.6 213 106.1 234 101.5 224 95.3 210