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Model 7068 Rotating Drilling Head

Standard Features
The mechanically energized stripper element ensures an uninterrupted barrier
between the wellbore and atmosphere
Heavy-duty roller bearings provide low-torque rotation and support loads
applied by wellbore pressure and /or drillstring
Sealed bearing chamber isolates bearing area from contamination
Elastomers available for oil, gas or fluid drilling
Dual element capability available upon request
Integral body with both side outlet and lower flange for mounting on BOP
Drive bushing and stripper rubber retrievable through a 171/2" rotary
Shock cushion of drive bushing absorbs lateral impact ensuring dependable
bearing performance
Available in the Shorty version
Drill bit passage permitted with the removal of the drive bushing simply by
loosening a single bolt clamp
Can change stripper rubbers without removing bearings which eliminates the
need for standby bearing assembly

Now Available
One-piece combination
drive bushing stripper
rubber saves rig time and
eliminates capscrews

Lubrication System
Non-recirculating system supplies lubrication to head as required
Energized by drilling rig air supply
Maintenance simple
17 gallon reservoir for long service
No electrical supply required
Circulating system available

Model 7068 Rotating Drilling Head


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MODEL 7068 SPECIFICATIONS

A
E
B

Rotating test pressure

250 p.s.i.

1725 KPa

Static test pressure

750

5175 KPa

Maximum rpm

150 rpm

Height

243/8" - 38 "

Rotating stripper rubber

Single or dual

Stripper rubber compounds

Natural, nitrile, polyurethane


and butyl

61.9 - 96.5 cm

Stripper rubber mounting

One-piece or bolt on

Rotary drive

Yes

Top drive

Yes

Oil system

Self-contained

Bearings

Continuous lubrication

Dual stripper rubber adaptor

Add 18" - 22"

H2S capable

Available on request

46 - 56 cm

Maximum pass through bearing assy.

133/4"

Maximum pass through spool assy.

Per inlet spool ID

349 mm

MODEL 7068 TECHNICAL DATA


Height
Inlet
Flange

Outlet
Flange

w/Std.
D Bushing

w/Short
Bushing

A*

9"3000#

31"
78.7 cm

10"
25.4 cm

9"
22.9 cm

23"
58.4 cm

173/16"
43.7 cm

161/2"
41.9 cm

251/2"
64.8 cm

71/16"- 2000#

37"
94 cm

31"
78.7 cm

11"3000/5000#

297/8"
75.9 cm

103/16"
25.9 cm

111/4"
28.6 cm

193/4"
50.1 cm

173/16"
43.7 cm

161/2"
41.9 cm

251/2"
64.8 cm

71/16"- 2000#

36"
91.4 cm

297/8"
75.9 cm

11"3000/5000# Shorty

243/8"
61.9 cm

5"
12.7 cm

111/4"
28.6 cm

20"
50.8 cm

12"
30.5 cm

161/2"
41.9 cm

251/2"
64.8 cm

7" threaded
303/8"
or 71/16" 2000# 77.2 cm

243/8"
61.9 cm

135/8"3000#

31"
78.7 cm

103/16"
25.9 cm

14"
35.6 cm

193/4"
50.2 cm

1713/16"
45.2 cm

161/2"
41.9 cm

251/2"
64.8 cm

7" threaded
36"
or 71/16" 2000# 91.4 cm

297/8"
75.9 cm

135/8"3000# Shorty

243/8"
61.9 cm

5"
12.7 cm

14"
35.6 cm

20"
50.8 cm

12"
30.5 cm

161/2"
41.9 cm

251/2"
65.8 cm

303/8"
7" threaded
1
or 7 /16" 2000# 77.2 cm

243/8"
61.9 cm

135/8"5000#

38"
96.5 cm

121/16"
30.6 cm

135/8"
34.6 cm

191/4"
48.9 cm

185/16"
46.5 cm

161/2"
41.9 cm

251/2"
65.8 cm

9"- 2000#

38"
96.5 cm

317/8"
81 cm

NOTE: All dimensions are approximate.


Pressure ratings have been determined through controlled laboratory test procedures. Due to the uncontrolled
environment of well drilling operations, Smith International, Inc., its Business Units, Agents, and Affiliates make
no warranty either expressed or implied on the pressure ratings contained herein. Smith International, Inc. does
not under any circumstances recommend that its rotating drilling heads be used as primary blow out prevention
equipment.
Printed in U.S.A.

09/02 SS-DR-2096 .5M

Copyright 2002 Smith International, Inc.