A mandrel is a bar, shaft or spindle around which other components are arranged or assembled.
The term has been extended in oil and gas well terminology to include specialized tubular components that are key parts of an assembly or system, such as a gas-lift mandrel or packer mandrel.
Facts and component characteristics
- Super 13Cr – a low carbon martensitic steel with high corrosion resistance
- Outer diameter ≈ 100 mm (4 inch)
- Inner diameter ≈ 75 mm (3 inch)
- Length ≈ 480 mm (19 inch)
- Max 28 HRc
Machine tool types
Typical machines used