OIL & GAS  Failure of pressure activation devices is a major problem in oil exploration and recovery. Fike has applied over 65 years of experience in rupture disc technology to produce accurate and reliable pressure relief and pressure activation devices specifically designed to meet the unique needs of oilfield applications.




PAD - Pressure Actuated Devices
for Deep Hole Drilling Tools and Offshore Drilling

With over 60 years of experience in rupture disc technology, Fike has developed a Pressure Activation Device (PAD) to address the growing need within oil exploration and recovery applications. This rupture disc device, is offered in two configurations -- the PAD-A for pressure activation from the annulus and the PAD-IBP for pressure activation from within the oilfield equipment tubing or drill string.

Cost-effective and dependable, the Fike Pressure Activation rupture disc Devices offer a number of benefits:

  • Eliminates Shear Pin Devices
  • Burst Tolerances as Low as ±2% for high accuracy
  • Easy Installation and Removal
  • 90% Operating Ratio
  • Wide Range of In-Stock Burst Pressures
  • Positive Sealing Capability
  • Compact One-piece Design