DP Series

The Thompson DP direct drive series is suitable for friction welding all types of drill pipes as well as rods and rock drills. They feature ultra lightweight, quick release tooling which eliminates changeovers using cranes and can be equipped with additional features including in-cycle internal boring tool for removing flash from narrow diameter tool joints and in-process optical measurement device. A range of automation systems is also offered including robot tool joint loading and pipe load/unload solutions.