Yearly Archives: 2019


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Bringing Respected Canadian Products to the International Market

Western Pressure Controls is evolving to meet the ever-changing digital market, we are preparing to deliver even more Canadian made wireline products to the world. Over the years we have found the products made in Canada are so respected internationally, that customers specifically seek them out for their business, this is especially true for the oilfield products designed and built within our gas & oil industry.

We have designed this site to show case a customized product module to give you the best user experience. Along with many easy to use features for customers and users, our customers can now access such features as animated illustrations, Specifications data, Part numbers search, and real pictures of product ensure our customers have an accurate representation of the product, with more on the way we are working to improve the user experience. Take a tour and try the step by step Assembly/Disassembly of some of our more popular tools.  Click the links on the Product page to see first hand how useful the illustrations, are to guide you through or to train for your next servicing project.

Wireline Operations – Wireline Surface Equipment

Wireline Surface Equipment


To accommodate the entry and removal of wireline wire and wireline tools conveyed inside the oil/gas well. To contain and control fluids and pressures within the well while wireline work is been conducted

Wireline surface equipment used to preform well operations consists of:

Wireline Valve – Blow Out Preventer (BOP) can be opened or closed to contain pressure within wellhead

Wellhead Swedge – Threaded Connection to attach surface equipment to wellhead

Lubricator – High pressure tubes designed to receive “downhole” wireline tools while containing pressure within wellhead

Quick Unions – Type of union used to fasten 2 or more components with using only hands (no tools required to separate)

Stuffing Box – Wire is fed through stuffing box guide, then is attached to lubricator allowing wire to be attached, then tools can be lowered into wellhead, stuffing box is designed to contain the pressure within to be wellhead while operations are underway

Wireline Sheave (Hay Pulley) – Wheel assembly that is designed to guide wireline and allow it to travel in/out of wellhead freely through surface equipment mentioned. Furthermore, this allows the downhole wireline tools into wellbore (Sub-surface) to preform required operations.