Pipe Tester Valve

Pressure tests pipe above the valve while running in hole

Close up of the downhole tester valves.

Pressure test in HPHT conditions

The pipe tester valve (PTV) is similar to the single-ball safety valve, but it is normally run closed and opens permanently when the disc ruptures. This tool is useful for production-type tests to allow running in dry and pressure testing the pipe string.

pipe tester valve