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We’ve run traditional tubing anchor catchers for decades, why change now?

firetoss | May 24, 2018

You will still get the safe, reliable setting procedure of a conventional tubing anchor catcher, only now you have less restriction, better flow-by, and more options on where to set the tool. With such a small area between the tool and casing, a conventional tubing anchor catcher can act as a choke, restricting gas flow up the annulus or gathering sediment on top of the anchor that can harden over time. With our patented Slimline® design, flow-by capacity up the annulus has been shown to increase by as much at 244% when compared to a conventional anchor. This increased capacity allows for fluids to more easily fall past the tool, allowing gas to break out easier and reduce the risk of a stuck string. In addition, the Slimline® QuickSet™ TAC only needs 1-to-3 counter-clockwise turns to set the tool versus 6 to 8, thereby allowing for a much more reliable set in deviated wells.