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Universal Moulding Releases New High-Performance OCTG 10-3/4" BTC Thread Protectors

Patented design delivers superior performance when compared to other protectors in its weight class

March 26, 2018 5:00 PM EDT

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - March 26, 2018) - Universal Moulding Ltd., a producer of pipe protection solutions for the oil and gas industry, today announced the release of their new high-performance 10-3/4" BTC thread protectors. These newly designed protectors meet the strict impact requirements developed by industry experts at recent API workgroups. "Our customers can rest assured that our new 10-3/4" BTC thread protectors will protect their pipe from severe impact forces" said John Danneffel, Vice President of Universal Moulding Ltd. "We are excited to continue releasing high-quality thread protectors at price points that provide our customers with superior value," he said.

Our new 10-3/4" BTC thread protectors offer the following features:

  • Impact resistant design for withstanding fierce impact forces
  • Patented self-locking tapered wedge for adding support to the inner circumference of a pipe, improving impact performance and keeping the protector in place (pin protector only)
  • Cut-outs for easy installation and removal with a flat bar
  • Recess for easy removal with a pipe wrench
  • External ribs for excellent grip (pin protector only)
  • Large engravings for enhanced protector identification
  • Stackable design for improved handling and storage
  • "Knock-out" center for accommodating a pipe hook
  • Reclaimable for re-use or recycling

Newly designed 10-3/4" BTC Pin and Box protectors

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About Universal Moulding Ltd.

Established in 1973, Universal Moulding Ltd. is a leading thread protector manufacturer with locations in Houston, Texas and Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. The company pioneered the development of plastic thread protectors in Canada in the 1970s and is now focused on developing high performance protectors at economical price points, providing pipe manufacturers and processors with superior value.

Contact Information

Universal Moulding Ltd.
John Danneffel
Vice President
Tel: 604-942-6325 ext. 3