API SPEC 7K
Specification for Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment
|Publication Date:||1 June 2005|
This International Standard provides general principles and specifies requirements for design, manufacture and testing of new drilling and well-servicing equipment and of replacement primary load-carrying components manufactured subsequent to the publication of this International Standard.
This International Standard is applicable to the following equipment:
a) rotary tables;
b) rotary bushings;
c) rotary slips;
d) rotary hoses;
e) piston mud-pump components;
f) drawworks components;
g) spiders not capable of use as elevators;
h) manual tongs;
i) safety clamps not used as hoisting devices;
j) power tongs, including spinning wrenches.
Annex A gives a number of standardized supplementary requirements which apply only when specified.