A variety of deployment methods are used and are mostly application specific including the use of drill rods or rigid pipe with an additional inflation line for the packer also wireline or cranes may be used.
Single packers fitted with TAM valves prevent back flow of grout up the rods, also give the ability to flush the rods before retrieval if required.
Straddle packers may be used for isolation of target zones for grout injection performed by starting at the bottom of the hole and raising the system as injection is completed at each lower level.
Ripe Packers | Replacement Inflatable Packers & Elements
Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements are a Western Australian based manufacturer and supplier of inflatable packers and elements. Owned and operated by Managing Director John Misson, who brings to the forefront over 25 years’ experience in designing and building inflatable packers.
RIPE is currently situated only 10 minutes from Perth airport and has been operating since 2005, continuing to maintain a strong competitive profile, demonstrating leadership and innovation in providing cost effective inflatable packer solutions for your engineering requirements.
Standard and custom/ purpose built inflatable packers for many specialist applications. RIPE also replace and rebuild inflatable packer previously built by another manufacturer (OEM replacements).
Our customers’, both local and international come from diverse industries such as:
• Environmental investigations
• Water wells
• Geotechnical investigations
• Civil and mining
• Extraction industries
Replacement Inflatable Packers and Elements is dedicated to high quality, long lasting and most importantly cost effective inflatable packers.