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Pipe Tester

Operate hydraulic pumps to test oil well tubing for high-pressure leaks.

What does a Pipe Tester do?

Operates hydraulic pump and auxiliary equipment to test oil well tubing or casing for high-pressure leaks: Attaches wire line pulley to crown block of rig, and hydraulic hose to testing tool, pump, and source of water, using wrenches. Lowers testing tool and high-pressure packing device into pipe to seal it and retain water in specified section, using winch. Moves lever on hydraulic pump to fill section with water under specified pressure and observes gauge to detect leaks [HYDRO-PNEUMATIC TESTER].