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When it comes to the drilling industry, there are a plethora of tools, pieces of equipment, and machinery needed to run everything smoothly and ensure neither you nor your workers and technicians are at risk.

With advancements in technology and the need for safety and accuracy coming at the forefront, instrumentations, gauges, and systems have become a must in the drilling industry.

You can now get your hands on affordable and reliable weight indicator systems that utilize cells, sensors, and chart recorders to provide accurate readings for weight, tension, and compression.

If you want to learn more about the types of weighing indicator systems used in the drilling industry, keep on reading.

Wireline Weight Indicator System

An easy-to-use and maintain monitor, the Wireline Weight indicator system ensures your downhole tools are free from any line tension. It monitors the flow, provides alerts in case something goes wrong, and warns your operators and technicians of any potential problems before they spiral out of control.

Deflection Type Weight Indicator

Ideal for smaller drilling and oil rigs, the Deflection Type Weight Indicator system moves fluids and products from one rig to another with a straightforward rotating dial. This indicator system is generally much smaller, offering adaptability, easy storage, and transportation options.

The compact design of the Deflection Type Weight Indicator system offers the same amount of accuracy in addition to easy handling.

Midget Weight Indicator Systems

Perfect for small workover rigs, water well rigs, and Flushbyrigs, the Midget Weight Indicator system provides accurate, stable, and reliable readings even in the harshest of conditions. They’re compact, hence the name, easy-to-use and work well no matter what industry or application.

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Anchor Type Weight Indicators

Much like all the other weight indicators on our list, Anchor-type Weight Indicator systems are also easy to use and require minimal maintenance. The system uses hydraulics and an anchor-mounted sensor to provide readings. It’s a dependable, cost-effective, reliable, and durable system, that’ll work efficiently for many years to come.

If you’re looking for quality drilling and oil rig instrumentations like weight indicator systems, we’re here to help.

At Contact Instruments, we offer everything from tong torque gauge, clipper weight indicator, deflection weight indicator, pad type weight indicator, weight indicator systems, tong torque indicating systems, tong line pull indicating systems, midget weight indicators, bulk tank weight indicators, electronic coil tubing weight indicator and much more.

For more information about our products and services, feel free to reach out to us!