Drilling/Extreme Service Chokes

CORTEC Drilling/Extreme Service Chokes are designed to offer the oilfield operator increased service life and cost savings in high-pressure applications where substantial amounts of solids and abrasives are present. Models are designed for extreme conditions like frac flowback, drilling, choke & kill, coil tubing, well control and snubbing. Models Available in this line include: CX-3, CXE-II, CXC2 and CX-6.

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CORTEC Model CX3

Hydraulic or Electric Gear Operated Choke Assembly

CORTEC Model CXE-II

Hydraulic Piston Operated Choke Assembly

CORTEC Model CXC2

Hydraulic Piston Operated Choke Assembly

CORTEC Model CX-6

Hydraulic or Electric Gear Operated Choke Assembly

Features & Benefits

    Choke Models

 CX3

CXE-II

CXC2

CX-6

Manufactured to API-6A PSL-3  X  X  X  X
Manufactured to NACE MR0175  X  X X  X
API-16C monogram available upon request  X  X
Available in 1-1/2″ or 2″ orifice size  X  X  X
Available in 3″ orifice size  X
Available in 6″ orifice size X
Available up to 15,000 PSI  X  X  X
Available up to 5,000 PSI  X
SS RTJ weld overlay on inlet/outlet grooves as a standard  X  X  X
Tungsten carbide reversible trim set  X  X  X
Gantry system available upon request  X  X  X
Wear-resistant nose cone for extended wear protection (intergral with bonnet on CXC2)  X  X  X  X
Tungsten carbide wear sleeves installed in outlet spool for extended wear protection (only 1 sleeve in CXC2)  X  X  X  X
Electric control options available upon request  X  X
Manual override capability  X  X
Digital position indicator  X  X  X  X
Gate, seat, stem and bonnet removal tools available upon request  X  X  X  X
The CORTEC model CX-3 is a worm-gear driven drilling choke that can be hydraulically or electrically actuated. CORTEC’s gear assembly allows for fine incremental flow control adjustments. The block style body allows for the versatility to adapt to a wide variety of end connections types including ANSI, API and Hammer Union options. Manual override ability provides end users added insurance that control ability will be maintained in the event of power loss. Chokes and control systems can be configured to customer specifications upon request.
  • Manufactured to API-6A PSL-3CORTEC_Model_CX3
  • Manufactured to NACE MR0175
  • API-16C monogram available upon request
  • Available in 1-1/2", 2" or 3" orifice size
  • Available up to 15,000 PSI
  • SS RTJ weld overlay on inlet/outlet grooves as a standard
  • Tungsten carbide reversible trim set allows for extended service life of common wear components
  • Optional gantry system provides for field friendly service and maintenance operations
  • Wear resistant nose cone for extended wear protection
  • Two tungsten carbide wear sleeves installed in outlet spool for extended wear protection
  • Electric control options available upon request
  • Manual override capability
  • Digital position indicator
  • Gate, seat, stem and bonnet removal tools available upon request
The CORTEC model CXE-II is a hydraulic double acting piston operated drilling choke. CORTEC’s piston operator design allows for rapid flow control adjustments. The block style body allows for the versatility to adapt to a wide variety of end connections types including ANSI, API and Hammer Union options. Chokes and control systems can be configured to customer specifications upon request.
  • Manufactured to API-6A PSL-3CORTEC_Model_CXE-II
  • Manufactured to NACE MR0175
  • Available in 1-1/2", 2" or 3" orifice size
  • Available in 1-1/2" or 2" orifice size
  • Available up to 15,000 PSI
  • SS RTJ weld overlay on inlet/outlet grooves as a standard
  • Tungsten carbide reversible trim set allows for extended service life of common wear components
  • Optional gantry system provides for field friendly service and maintenance operations
  • Wear resistant nose cone for extended wear protection
  • Two tungsten carbide wear sleeves installed in outlet spool for extended wear protection
  • Digital position indicator
  • Gate, seat, stem and bonnet removal tools available upon request
The CORTEC model CXC2 is a hydraulic double acting piston operated drilling choke. CORTEC’s piston operator design allows for rapid flow control adjustments. The flanged end body design is interchangeable with many common H2 type chokes in the field today. Chokes and control systems can be configured to customer specifications upon request.
  • Manufactured to API-6A PSL-3CORTEC_Model_CXC2-350x245
  • Manufactured to NACE MR0175
  • API-16C Monogram available upon request
  • Available in 1-1/2" or 2" Orifice Size
  • Available up to 15,000 PSI
  • Tungsten carbide reversible trim set allows for extended service life of common wear components
  • Wear resistant nose cone for extended wear protection (integral with bonnet)
  • One tungsten carbide wear sleeve installed in outlet spool for extended wear protection
  • Digital position indicator
  • Gate, seat, stem and bonnet removal tools available upon request
The CORTEC model CX-6 is a worm-gear driven drilling choke that can be hydraulically or electrically actuated. CORTEC’s gear assembly allows for fine incremental flow control adjustments. The block style body allows for the versatility to adapt to a wide variety of end connections types including ANSI, API and Threaded Union options. Manual override ability provides end users added insurance that control ability will be maintained in the event of power loss. The large bore 6” orifice provides effective flow control in high flow rate operations such as deep water managed pressure drilling. Chokes and control systems can be configured to customer specifications upon request.
  • Manufactured to API-6A PSL-3CORTEC_Model_CX6-350x245
  • Manufactured to NACE MR0175
  • API-16C Monogram available upon request
  • Available in 6" orifice size
  • Available up to 5,000 PSI
  • SS RTJ weld overlay on inlet/outlet grooves as a standard
  • Optional gantry system provides for field friendly service and maintenance operations
  • Wear resistant nose cone for extended wear protection
  • Tungsten carbide wear sleeves installed in outlet spool for extended wear protection
  • Electric control options available upon request
  • Manual override capability
  • Digital position indicator
  • Gate, seat, Sstem and bonnet removal tools available upon request