Drilling products

Pin and box end protection

When transporting and storing drill riser joints, pin and box end connectors are always subject to potential damage


To prevent unnecessary and expensive repair work to these critical areas, Balmoral Offshore Engineering provides a range of lightweight, high impact and abrasion resistant elastomer protectors.

With growing numbers of drilling contractors recognising the latest in high performing PU pin and box end protection, Balmoral Offshore Engineering can help achieve easier handling, fitting, transportation and storage by providing these highly cost effective products.


Balmoral riser joint pin and box end protection


Balmoral elastomer pin and box end protectors
Balmoral elastomer protectors
Typically 25kg or less per unit
Exceptional abrasion resistance
Non-corrosive PU-based materials
Meets H&S criteria for single-man lift
Quick and simple installation, no tools required
Can be re-used over many projects
Corporate graphics can be moulded into the product
Traditional steel pin and box end protectors
Traditional steel protectors
Very heavy, 50kg+ each
Low abrasion resistance
Prone to corrosion
Heavy two-man handling
Unwieldy installation
Generally one-off use due to irreparable damage
Difficult to identify