The Experimental Measurement of Casing Wear Due to Tripping—Part 2: Wire-Line Wear

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J. E. Fontenot

Shell Oil Co., New Orleans, La.

J. W. McEver

Shell Oil Co., Houston, Texas

J. Eng. Ind 97(2), 456-463 (May 01, 1975) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438605 History: Received June 27, 1974; Online July 15, 2010


An experimental investigation was undertaken to explore the effects of various factors on casing wear due to running wire line. Wear tests were run using full-size samples of casing and wire line. Tests were run at various contact loads in water, a gel mud containing sand, and in a 14-lb/gal water base mud containing various quantities of simulated drill solids. The major conclusion reached is that the presence of abrasive solids in the mud greatly accelerates wire-line wear.

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