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Can the tool be cut over if it gets stuck?

firetoss | June 13, 2018

Absolutely. As with any downhole tool, in worst-case scenarios it may be necessary to cut over a Slimline® anchor.  A conventional tubing anchor catcher can take several days to cut over, because the conventional anchor’s OD requires that the entire length of the tool must be milled to be removed. In contrast, our TechTAC® Slimline® tubing anchor catchers can dramatically reduce that cut over time because only the slip protectors and slips need to be cut. The rest of the tool fits inside a mill shoe or washover pipe. We have testimonials of our anchors being cut over in as little as 20 minutes. This benefit alone allows you to set the tubing anchor catcher deeper in the well with less worry about retrieving it.