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KUDU Drivehead

Hydraulic or electric power system for PCP installations

Up to 200-hp [145-kW] range
Hollow shaft type
Max. speed: 500 rpm

Deliver reliable horsepower in PCP operations

KUDU hydraulic or electric driveheads are specifically designed for progressing cavity pump (PCP) installations in heavy to light oil, gas dewatering, and thermal operations. These driveheads are either a vertical shaft, bearing box type, or a right-angle drive gearbox type. Ranging up to 200 horsepower, the KUDU driveheads are proven performers available in four models and meet critical safety and environmental standards.

Maximize production with hydraulic or electric power options

  • VHGH-9.3T—Most compact and high-capacity unit in our drivehead offering. Capable of transferring up to 1,600 ft.lbf torque. Secure, reliable, and operator friendly.
  • VH 60-hp 9.3T—Contains an internal pump assembly that eliminates external brake lines, reducing the possibility of leaks and environmental contamination. Designed for rodstring loads up to 9.3 tons [20,503 lbm]. Handles up to 60 hp [45 kW].
  • VH 100-hp 13.7 or 22.8T—Simple design. Rated for 13.7-ton [30,200-lbm] and 22.8-ton [50,300-lbm] axial load capacities. Delivers up to 100 hp [75 kW].
  • VH 200-hp 22.8T—Most powerful of our product line. Delivers up to 200 hp [145 kW] with 22.8 tons of axial load. Lets you run our highest-volume PCP.
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