Remote Operated Ows Scissor Tables With Power Tongs

Odfjell Well Services uses a wide variety of remote operated power tongs. The OWS invented scissor tables have many advantages for use on rigs during tubular running.

In addition to the remote operated tongs, we also deliver manual operated tongs in sizes up to 36".



  • Fully remote operated
  • Fast and easy rig up
  • Rig specific design possible
  • Compatible with Iron Roughneck rails
  • Possibility to be operated by drill crew
  • For running 2 3/8" and up to 20"
  • For torque capacity up to 100K ft/lb
  • Tongs are easy to change out (one table for multiple casing/tubing jobs)
  • Most of our 14 3/8" tong systems are Combo type that can run both casing and DP with only changing jaws. Special 8 5/8" DP tong can also be fitted.

Safety aspects:

  • Fully hands free operation
  • Less personnel on rig floor
  • Operation from a safe distance
  • No personnel in falling object area (red zone)
  • Wireless operated tongs, less hoses and less rig-up time

Range, 2 3/8" - 14 3/8" 20"

Manufacturer OWS
Tong Type 7-5/8" Clincher / 14 3/8" Clincher
20" Clincher
Model OSBU-14 (15,3" Backup)
OSBU-21 (21" Backup)
Operation Option Fixed or Radio remote (DNV-2003-OSL-ATEX-0087)
Type Hydraulic Operated
Torque Capacity 100.000 ft/lbs
70.000 ft/lbs

Download product fact sheet

Please enter your email address to download this file. Note: You will only be prompted for this on your first download. Thank you! 

You may change your communications preferences at any time. More info in our Privacy Policy.