Foam Wiper Balls

Foam wiper balls are a well known items of Meritautomotive all over the world

Foam wiper balls are a well known items of Meritautomotive all over the world. Our wiper balls are made of natural rubber and can be used in a temperature range of 40°F (4°C) to 302°F (150°C). e ball has a parting stretch of 380 to 440%, which means it can pass through small restrictions without being damaged.

Foam wiper balls are a well known items of Meritautomotive all over the world
Foam wiper drop balls may be used to wipe the drillpipe or workstring to help ensure that scale does not remain on the ID.

Meritautomotive foam wiper balls can be loaded into drillpipe or tubing connections. It easily passes through internal upset restrictions such as mechanical setting tools, diverters, and liner running tools, and multiple balls can be pumped if necessary.

Wiper foam balls may be used to wipe the drillpipe or workstring to help ensure that scale does not remain on the ID. It is placing cement plugs, particularly deeper than 3000m.

Merit provided a wiper ball that was pumped a er each plug, and it successfully wiped clean 6-5/8-in., 5-in. and 3-1/2-in. drillpipe that was in the hole while setting each of these plugs.

Original Product Meritautomotive Foam Wiper Ball

Foam wiper balls may be used to wipe the drillpipe or workstring to help ensure that scale does not remain on the ID.

Drill pipe foam wiper ball may be pumped behind cement to help ensure fluid separation and to wipe sheath deposition from the workstring ID.

General Size Reference in.(mm)Actual Size in.(mm)Part NoTypical wiping range in. (mm)Minimal restriction*** in. (mm)
3.00 (76.10)3.15 (80)WP100032.5 to 1.10 (63.5 to 27.90)0.500 (12.7)
4.00 (102.00)3.94 (100)WP100043.12 to 1.38 (79.20 to 35.10)0.625 (15.9)
5.00 (127.00)4.92 (125)WP100054.00 to 1.75 (101.60 to 44.50)0.750 (19.1)
6.00 (152.40)5.91 (150)WP100064.75 to 2.00 (120.70 to 50.80)0.875 (22.20)
7.00 (178.10)6.89 (175)WP100075.50 to 2.38 (139.70 to 60.50)1.000 (25.40)
8.00 (203.00)7.87 (200)WP100087.00 to 3.00 (177.80 to 76.20)1.375 (34.90)
9.00 (225.00)8.85 (225)WP100098.00 to 3.20 (203.20 to 81.28)1.440 (36.58)
10.00 (250.00)9.84 (250)WP100108.40 to3.51 ( 213.35 to 89.15)1.500 (38.10)
11.00 (275.00)10.82 (275)WP100118.75 to 3.75 (222.30 to 95.30)1.750(44.50)
12.00 (300.00)11.81 (300)WP100129.00 to 4.32 (228.60to 109.73)2.000 (50.80)

Foam wipe balls have been used with all types of drilling and displacement fluids.

* Foam wiper balls cannot be pre-installed into the plug container because the foam ball can be sucked past the plunger prematurely.
** The ball may be damaged when pumped through restrictions as small as those listed in this column.
Merit is an international supplier of industrial wiper foam balls to the oil and gas, petroleum refining, petrochemical and chemical process industries for more than 16 years with success.
Eng. / Spa. NameSpecificationPRVLCL12
Foam Wiper Ball5″ OD diameterMXOG20
Foam Wiper Ball3″ OD diameterMXOG20
Foam Wiper Ball 5" OD Diameter New
Foam Wiper Ball 3″ OD Diameter & Foam Wiper Ball 5″ OD Diameter