API Threading (Drill Pipe)

With 20+ years industry experience in the threading and repair of Drill Pipe, Sharpe has vast experience in threading REG, IF, and FH API connections on the following drilling equipment:

  • Drill Pipe
  • Heavy weight drill pipe (HWDP)
  • Drill Collars
  • Non-Mags
  • Subs and Stabilizers

Sharpe has the capability to thread drill string equipment from ½” OD to 20” OD. Sharpe’s threading facilities at Roma, Brisbane and Chinchilla support operators, drilling contractors and oilfield rental companies for batch repairs, third party inspections and re-cuts on used drill pipe threads. Sharpe also support clients’ for inventory management, pipe straightening and a fully mobile hardbanding service for repairs to drill pipe, HWDP (Heavy Weight Drill Pipe) and drill collars.

All QA (Quality Assurance) for servicing of drill pipe and accessories is controlled by Sharpe’s QMS (Quality Management System) which is third party certified to API Spec 7-1. This certification licenses Sharpe to manufacture or repair drill stem elements and undertake threading on rotary shoulder connections. Sharpe store certified and calibrated API rotary shoulder connection ring and plug gauges in our climate controlled calibration lab.

Sharpe also manufacture, repair and service our client’s drilling accessories including; Subs, Pup/ Joints, Fishing Tools and Lift Nubbins.

All rotary shouldered connections and accessories come with mandatory Phosphating with Cold Rolling available as a client’s request.


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