Drill Pipe Multi Handling Tool

General Description

The Drill Pipe Multi Handling Tool is designed to enable the operator to achieve push/pull capabilities for a wide range of suspended drill pipe in both a vertical and horizontal position. This is the only product on the market that has been developed with a one size fits all approach for the handling of these high-risk activities involving movement of drill pipe. It is a unique design and ergonomic handling. They Drill pipe multi Tool can accommodate drill pipe from 2⅜” to 6 ½” with no mechanical parts. A multi-functional tool, it is a vital component in the implementation of a Hands Free working environment on both the rig floor and catwalk areas. Also, suitable for handling a variety of drilling/fishing tools and hoses, it creates a safe distance and buffer area in the complex and hazardous operation of pipe movement. Shorter version available for use in manufacturing and workshop repair facilities where space is restricted.

Product Name Product Code Hand Grip Style Lengths
Drill Pipe Multi Handling Tool DPMT18023 Enclosed Handle 850mm
DPMT18024 Enclosed Handle 1200mm
DPMT18025Enclosed Handle 1500mm


  • With unique tool design incorporating single opening to accommodate pipe range in size ranging from 2⅜” to 6 ½” diameter
  • Allowing for ease of engagement with drill pipe. Designed with robust medium density polyethylene tool attachment
  • The Drill Pipe Multi Tool securely fit variety of Drill pipe by engaging tool and operator waist action. 35 Degree turn of handle will secure full drill pipe range 2⅜” to 6 ½”
  • No moving mechanical parts thus reducing product failure
  • Tagline retrieval capabilities
  • Available in a variety of different lengths to facilitate a variety of applications as required
  • Attachments in hi-visibility colour
  • Heavy duty aluminium staff
  • Fitted with heavy duty rubber strip for extra non-slip grip when pipes are engaged
  • Fitted with hand protector as standard
  • Fitted with durable foam/rubber hand grip


For use in the movement of suspended drill pipe, drill tools, fishing tools, BHA, pup joints, slick line operations and workovers. Also, suitable for the handling of hoses and take on bulk hose lines. The Drill Pipe Multi Handling Tool perfectly complements the existing use of taglines by providing exceptional control of the load and flexibility to the handler in the movement and landing of Drill pipe. Extremely useful tool in the work shop repair and manufacturing facilities where close contact and control is required such as loading tooling machines and test bays.

User Guide

Always wear correct personnel protective equipment when using hands free tools.
Always maintain communication with driller/crane operator during lift operation. Work in conjunction with banks man when load is suspended.
Always identify an escape path during drill pipe rigging operations.
One internal opening that can accommodate pipework from 2⅜” to 6 ½”and hoses diameters. Only engage pipe work and hoses when load is in a stationery position.
Always be aware of swinging load, use taglines to stabilise from a safe distance before engaging tool. Never stand under a suspended load.
Insert drill pipe into tool opening until it sits in V sections of Tool
Once pipe has been inserted to V section, Rotate wrist in clockwise position to gain contact into V rubber profiles. Maintain wrist tension for maximum control during movement. Full drill pipe range is accomplished with 35 Degree wrist movement.
When desired position had been achieved. Release of the tool by rotating wrist to a neutral position anti-clockwise. When pipe is free to release through tool opening. Pull tool back to remove Drill pipe
Always store tools not is use in a dry location to prevent mechanical damage.
Please Note: This tool not designed to be used for leveraging activities.

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Offshore Handling Systems Ltd
D3 Smithstown Business Park
Co Clare
V14 K407
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