Welltec Release Device (WRD) Hero
Welltec Release Device (WRD) Hero


Welltec® Release Device


Welltec’s Release Device (WRD) is a simple tool which adds tremendous versatility and risk reduction to the operation.

It provides one or more, predetermined locations in the toolstring where it can be parted should it become stuck.

Welltec Release Device (WRD) 360

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Welltec was selected as the preferred supplier to convey a third party PLT logging string on a LWI operation. Due to limited rig up height, a Welltec Release Device...

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  • Risk reduction
  • Increased operational efficiency


  • Rugged
  • Reliable
  • Surface controlled
  • Timer backup
  • Universal fishing neck
  • NACE compliant


  • Reduces uncertainty
  • Mitigates risk
  • Increases efficiency
  • Operates on any e-line via DC

Specification range*

Tool OD 2 1/8” 3 1/8”
Length 3.8 ft 4.3 ft
Weight in air 22 lbs 60 lbs
Tensile strength 45,000 lbs 60,000 lbs
Compressive strength 45,000 lbs 60,000 lbs
Max. well temperature 302°F 347°F
Max. well pressure 25,000 psi
* Dependent upon configuration