China Custom API 11b Norris Sucker Rod Drive Rod and Pony Rod and Coupling

Product Description

Product Description

JX Petro Sucker Rods, Drive Rods and Pony Rods are manufactured from micro-alloyed, modified special quality hot rolled carbon or alloy steel. Bar and sucker rod dimensions and tolerances conform to API Spec 11B, latest edition, and AISI Steel Products Manual. It is used to connect the pumping unit on the ground and PCP. Sucker rod is an important part in the oil production system. Different grades of sucker rod has features of high strength, non-corrosive medium, good tensile and long service life.

Sucker Rods, Drive Rods and Pony Rods are manufactured from micro-alloyed, modified special quality hot rolled carbon or alloy steel. Bar and sucker rod dimensions and tolerances conform to API Spec 11B, latest edition, and AISI Steel Products Manual.

Sucker rods are available in 5/8″ (15.88 mm), 3/4″ (19.05 mm), 7/8″ (22.23 mm), 1″ (25.40 mm) and 1 1/8″ (28.58 mm).

Drive Rods for Progressing Cavity Pump application are available in 1″ (25.40 mm), 1 1/4″ (31.75 mm), and 1 1/2″ (38.10 mm) body diameter and in 25′ (7.62 m) lengths.


1. All rods are straightened and inspected by Eddy Current/magnetic for surface defects.

2. Both ends are upset by automatic high-speed hot forging. Rods are full length normalized to relieve residual stresses, air-quenched, and tempered to refine and homogenize grain structure, and surface nor peened to remove any remaining heat treat scale.

3. All rods are also nor peened to improve fatigue life. Upset pin blanks are machined and dimensions gauged. Pin threads are cold-formed to strengthen the thread from fatigue.

4. An inhibitor-lubricant is applied to each pin and thread protector installed.

5. An oil soluble coating protects rods from atmospheric corrosion in storage.

6. All rods are bundled to prevent handling damage duringtransportation to the well location.

7. Quality control inspections are performed at each step of the manufacturing process.

Product Parameters

Dimension table :
Sucker Rod & Pony Rod

Sucker Rod Nominal Value (mm) Sucker Rod Nominal Value
Rod Body diameter
Pin Size
Pin Size
Shoulder OD
Shoulder OD
Wrench Square width
(mm /in)
Wrench Square Length
(mm /in)
API sucker rod length with coupling (mm/ft)
16  5/8 15.88 15/16 23.81 1.250 31.8 22.2(0.875)  31.8(1.250)  609.2    (2′)
1219    (4′)
1828    (6′)
2438    (8′)
3048   (10′)
7620    (25′)
9144    (30′)
19  3/4 19.05 1-1/16 26.99 1.500 38.1 25.4(1.000) 
22  7/8 22.23 1-3/16 30.16 1.625 41.3 25.4(1.000) 
25 1    25.40 1-3/8 34.93 2.000 50.8 33.3(1.313) 
29 1-1/8 28.58 1-9/16 39.69 2.250 57.2 38.1(1.500)

Drive Rod & Pony Rod

Sucker Rod Nominal Value (mm) Sucker Rod Nominal Value
Rod Body diameter
Rod End Size 
Rod End Size
Length of Finished Product (mm) Length of Finished Product (ft)
25 1    25.40  7/8 22.23 1000
29 1-1/8 28.58 1 25.40
32 1-1/4 31.75 1 25.40
38 1-1/2 38.10 1-1/8 28.58

Mechannical Propterty 

Grade Tensile strength MPa Yield strength MPa Percentage elongation % Contraction percentage of area %  
C 620 – 795 ≥ 415 ≥ 13 ≥ 50 Scuker rod 
K 620 – 795 ≥ 415 ≥ 13 ≥ 60 Scuker rod 
D 795 – 965 ≥ 590 ≥ 10 ≥ 50 Scuker rod & Drive Rod
KD 795 – 965 ≥ 590 ≥ 10 ≥ 50 Scuker rod & Drive Rod
HL 965 – 1195 ≥ 795 ≥ 10 ≥ 45 Scuker rod & Drive Rod
HY 965 – 1195 N/M N/M N/M Scuker rod & Drive Rod

Chemical Composition of Common Sucker Rod Material 

AISI C Si Mn P S Cr Ni Mo V Cu Al
1541 0.36-0.45 0.15-0.35 1.35-1.65 ≤0.04 ≤0.04 ≤0.3 ≤0.35 ≤0.06 0.04-0.09 ≤0.35 ≤0.035
4120 0.17-0.24 0.17-0.37 0.4-0.7 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.8-1.1 ≤0.3 0.15-0.25 / ≤0.2 /
4130 0.26-0.33 0.17-0.37 0.4-0.7 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.8-1.1 ≤0.3 0.15-0.25 / ≤0.2 /
4138 0.37-0.45 0.17-0.37 0.9-1.2 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.9-1.2 ≤0.3 0.2-0.3 / ≤0.2 /
4138M 0.37-0.45 0.17-0.37 0.9-1.2 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.9-1.2 ≤0.3 0.2-0.3 0.04-0.09 ≤0.2 /
4140 0.38-0.45 0.17-0.37 0.5-0.8 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.9-1.2 ≤0.3 0.15-0.25 0.04-0.09 ≤0.2 /
4142 0.38-0.45 0.17-0.37 0.5-0.8 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.9-1.2 ≤0.3 0.15-0.25 0.04-0.09 ≤0.2 /
3130 0.22-0.29 0.15-0.35 0.71-1.0 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.42-0.65 0.72-1.0 0.01-0.06 / ≤0.2 /
4320 0.18-0.42 0.15-0.35 0.8-1.0 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.7-0.9 1.15-1.5 0.2-0.3 0.04-0.09 ≤0.35 ≤0.035
4330 0.3-0.35 0.15-0.35 0.8-1.1 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.8-1.1 1.65-2.0 0.2-0.3 0.05-0.10 ≤0.2 /
4621 0.18-0.23 0.17-0.37 0.7-0.9 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 ≤0.35 1.65-2.0 0.2-0.3 / ≤0.2 /
4720 0.19-0.23 0.15-0.35 0.85-1.05 ≤0.571 ≤0.571 0.8-1.05 0.9-1.2 0.22-0.30 0.02-0.05 0.40-0.60 /


Packaging & Shipping

Sucker Rod Weight List
Size 5/8″ 3/4″ 7/8″ 1″ 1-1/8″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/2″
kg/m 1.68 2.4 3.2 4.2 5.3 6.4 9.5
  • Package:
    • Metal pallet for saving space and convenient to transport.
    • Plastic paper covering the sucker rod and metal box covering the rod head and then metal pallet for better corrosion and abrasion resistance.
  • Pallet size (L × W× H):
    • 7930mm × 550mm × 330mm
    • 8300mm × 550mm × 330mm
    • 9440mm × 550mm × 330mm
  • Container size:
    • 40′ GP (40′ general purpose container).
Dimension Length Ft. Pieces/ bundle Net weight KG Gross weight KG Total pieces
5/8″ 25′ 150 1930 1938 1920
26′ 150 1945 1953 1920
30′ 150 2210 2218 1690
3/4″ 25′ 100 1850 1858 1345
26′ 100 1865 1873 1334
30′ 100 2120 2128 1174
7/8″ 25′ 80 1920 1925 1039
26′ 80 2012 2017 991
30′ 80 2290 2290 897
1″ 25′ 60 1915 1923 780
26′ 60 2006 2014 744
30′ 60 2278 2283 657
1-1/8″ 25′ 50 2044 2052 609
26′ 50 2135 2143 583
30′ 50 2392 2398 521

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Can Drive Couplings Handle Reversing Loads and Shock Loads Effectively?

Yes, drive couplings are designed to handle reversing loads and shock loads effectively in various industrial applications. Their ability to accommodate these dynamic loads makes them suitable for many power transmission scenarios. Here’s how drive couplings handle reversing loads and shock loads:

  • Reversing Loads: Drive couplings, especially flexible couplings like elastomeric, grid, and gear couplings, can handle reversing loads without difficulty. These couplings have torsional flexibility, which allows them to compensate for angular misalignments and absorb shocks during load reversals. As the direction of the load changes, the coupling flexes and adjusts accordingly, minimizing stress on the connected equipment. This flexibility also reduces the wear and tear on both the coupling and the connected machinery, leading to improved durability and extended service life.
  • Shock Loads: Drive couplings are engineered to handle shock loads efficiently. Shock loads are sudden, high-intensity forces that can occur during equipment start-ups, stops, or unexpected changes in operating conditions. Elastomeric couplings are particularly effective in damping these shock loads due to the flexibility of their elastomeric elements. Grid couplings with a spring-like grid structure and gear couplings with rigid teeth also excel at distributing and absorbing shock loads. Even chain couplings, designed with roller chains, can effectively handle shock loads by absorbing the impact through the rollers and chain links.

When selecting a drive coupling for an application that involves reversing loads or shock loads, it’s essential to consider factors such as the magnitude and frequency of the loads, the operating environment, and the specific coupling’s design capabilities. Manufacturers often provide load capacity charts and guidelines to help users select the appropriate coupling for their requirements.

Proper maintenance and regular inspections are also essential to ensure that the coupling remains in good working condition. Monitoring the coupling’s performance and addressing any signs of wear or damage promptly can prevent unexpected failures and enhance the overall reliability of the power transmission system.

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Exploring the Use of Elastomeric Materials in Flexible Drive Couplings

Elastomeric materials play a vital role in the design and function of flexible drive couplings. These materials are known for their unique properties, including flexibility, resilience, and damping capabilities, making them well-suited for various power transmission applications. Here are some key aspects of elastomeric materials in flexible drive couplings:

  • Flexibility: Elastomeric materials, such as natural rubber and synthetic elastomers like polyurethane and neoprene, exhibit high flexibility. This flexibility allows them to deform under load, accommodating misalignments and absorbing shocks and vibrations during operation. The ability to flex helps prevent undue stress on the connected machinery and ensures a smooth and reliable power transmission.
  • Damping: Elastomers possess excellent damping characteristics, which means they can absorb and dissipate energy when subjected to torsional vibrations and dynamic loads. This damping property is crucial in minimizing resonance and preventing harmful vibrations from propagating through the system. Couplings with good damping capabilities offer improved system stability and reduced wear on components.
  • Resilience: Resilience refers to the ability of elastomeric materials to return to their original shape after being deformed by torque or misalignment. This property ensures that the coupling remains functional even after experiencing temporary overloads or torsional stresses. The resilience of elastomers contributes to the longevity and reliability of the coupling.
  • Easy Installation: Elastomeric couplings are often designed with a simple and compact structure, making them easy to install and maintain. Their flexibility allows for quick assembly and disassembly, which can be advantageous during equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Misalignment Compensation: The high flexibility of elastomeric materials allows the coupling to compensate for both angular and parallel misalignments between shafts. This ability to tolerate misalignments without transmitting excessive loads to connected equipment protects the machinery from premature wear and damage.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Elastomeric couplings are generally more cost-effective compared to other types of couplings with elaborate designs. Their simple construction and use of elastomeric materials make them an economical choice for various industrial applications.

Elastomeric materials offer a compelling combination of mechanical properties that make them highly suitable for flexible drive couplings. When selecting a coupling for a specific application, considering the type and characteristics of the elastomeric material used is crucial to ensure the coupling meets the performance requirements and environmental conditions of the system.

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Advantages of Using Drive Couplings in Automotive Systems

Drive couplings play a critical role in automotive systems, contributing to the efficient and reliable operation of various components. They are used in several applications within vehicles, providing several advantages that enhance performance, comfort, and safety. Here are some of the key advantages of using drive couplings in automotive systems:

  • Smooth Power Transmission: Drive couplings efficiently transmit power from the engine to different automotive components, such as the transmission, differential, and wheels. They provide a smooth power transfer, reducing energy losses and ensuring optimal performance.
  • Shock Absorption: Automotive drive couplings with flexible elements, such as elastomeric materials or metal discs, absorb shocks and vibrations caused by road irregularities. This helps improve the overall comfort of the vehicle and reduces wear on drivetrain components.
  • Misalignment Compensation: Misalignments can occur due to chassis flexing or other factors in automotive systems. Drive couplings with flexible elements can accommodate these misalignments, reducing stress on the connected components and extending their lifespan.
  • Noise and Vibration Reduction: By dampening vibrations and noise, drive couplings contribute to a quieter and more pleasant driving experience for passengers.
  • Energy Efficiency: Drive couplings ensure efficient power transmission, which is essential for maximizing fuel economy and reducing emissions in modern vehicles.
  • Protection of Expensive Components: Drive couplings act as protective components by isolating the drivetrain from shocks and torque spikes. This helps prevent damage to more expensive components like the transmission and differential.
  • Adaptability to Different Configurations: Automotive drive couplings are available in various designs and sizes, allowing manufacturers to adapt them to different vehicle configurations and drivetrain layouts.
  • Reliability and Longevity: Properly designed and maintained drive couplings have a long service life, contributing to the overall durability and reliability of the vehicle.
  • Safety Enhancement: In certain situations, such as during sudden accelerations or decelerations, drive couplings help maintain stable power delivery, thus contributing to better vehicle handling and control.
  • Less Wear and Tear: By absorbing shocks and reducing vibrations, drive couplings reduce wear and tear on drivetrain components, leading to reduced maintenance requirements and longer component life.

In summary, drive couplings are essential components in automotive systems that provide numerous advantages, including smooth power transmission, shock absorption, misalignment compensation, noise reduction, energy efficiency, and increased safety. These advantages contribute to the overall performance, comfort, and longevity of vehicles in various driving conditions.

China Custom API 11b Norris Sucker Rod Drive Rod and Pony Rod and Coupling  China Custom API 11b Norris Sucker Rod Drive Rod and Pony Rod and Coupling
editor by CX 2023-12-07

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