ROV Tooling

Forum’s subsea tools are carefully designed to be operator friendly and fit for purpose. Forum’s in-house engineering team encompass all key disciplines including electronics, hydraulics and mechanical design which when combined deliver innovative and state-of-the-art tooling applications to the subsea world.

Forum provides the most comprehensive range of standard subsea and ROV tooling. Supported by a global after sales support service, we have service centers in Houston, Brazil, Singapore and Aberdeen. By combining office based technical support with our field technicians Forum are able to offer a comprehensive support service to our customers around the globe.

Forum can supply highly skilled and qualified offshore tooling technicians to support operations. Forum’s tooling technicians complete many hours of in-house training competencies and qualifications to national and internationally recognized training schemes. Combined with their working knowledge of tools, they quickly become a great asset to project delivery teams.

Torque Tools & Accessories

Torque Tools

Class 1-2 Utility

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1 & 2
  • Max Torque 160Nm (120ft lbs)
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Internal Strain Gauge
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 1-4 (API 17D)

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1-4
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Dual range
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Internal Strain Gauge
  • Latching Wings
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 1-4 (API 17D) Heavy Duty

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1-4
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Dual range
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Internal Strain Gauge
  • Latching Wings
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 5 (API 17D)

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 5
  • Max Torque 6,750Nm (5,000ft lbs)
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

17kNm

  • API 17D 1st Edition Fig. C921.9 Class 6/7
  • Max Torque 17,000Nm (12,600ft lbs)
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Fig 14 High Torque

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 14 High Torque
  • Max Torque 2,000Nm (1,500ft lbs)
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Internal Strain Gauge
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Petrobras Standard

  • Petrobras Interface
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Internal Strain Gauge
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case
  • Three torque ranges

Class 1-4 (API 17D) Diver-Operated

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1-4
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Dual Sensor Electronic Turns Counter
  • Internal Strain Gauge
  • Latching Wings
  • Complete Diver Control of Socket Torque,
  • Direction of Rotation & Latching Wing
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Torque Tool Verification Units

Class 1-4
(API 17D) Surface

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1-4
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Handheld Digital Read Out
  • USB output to Torque Tool Control System
  • Includes easily Interchangeable Shafts to suit full range
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 1-4
(API 17D) Subsea

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1-4
  • Max torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • 4,000m Rated
  • Interchangeable Shafts
  • Self-contained Unit
  • Rechargeable Battery or ROV power
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 5
(API 17D) Surface

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 5
  • Max Torque 6,779Nm (5,000ft lbs)
  • Handheld Digital Read Out
  • USB output to Torque Tool Control System
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 6 & 7
(API 17D) Surface

  • API 17D 1st Edition Class 6 & 7 Dimensions
  • Max Torque 20,000Nm (15,000ft lbs)
  • Handheld Digital Read Out
  • USB output to Torque Tool Control System
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Torque Tool Accessories

Torque Tool 3-Stage Hydraulic Controller

  • 3 Pressure Settings
  • Master Flow Setting
  • Direction Control
  • All Operations by Pilot Pressure
  • Ideal for Torque Tool Operations
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

ISO 13628-8 Class 1-4 (API 17D) Gauging Tool

  • Used to check ISO 13628-8 Class 1-4 Interface
  • Manually operated Torque Tool
  • Latching Wings
  • Rotating Socket
  • Lightweight
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Torque Tool Control System

  • Torque Tool Control Unit
  • 1 off Bi-Directional Pressure & Flow Control output
  • 3 off Bi-Directional output
  • Strain gauge and turns count input
  • Rated to 4,000m
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Universal Subsea Display (USD)

  • Used to display electrical signals subsea
  • Power input range 3.5v-35v
  • User-Friendly Configuration Software
  • Rugged Construction
  • Rated to 4,000m
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 1-4 (API 17D) Hand-Operated Torque Tool

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H) Class 1-4
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Manually operated Torque Tool
  • Built in 5:1 Gearbox
  • Integrated carrying loop
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Class 1&2 (API 17D) Manipulator-Operated Torque Tool

  • ISO 13628-8 Fig 18 (API 17H); Class 1-2
  • Direct Manipulator Operation
  • Stainless steel construction

17D (Female) to 17H (Male) Torque Tool Adapter

  • ISO 13628-8 Class 4 Female Bucket
  • API 17H Male interface 35mm A/F square
  • Max Torque 2,700Nm (2,000ft lbs)
  • Supplied with 900Nm and 2,700Nm Shear Pin
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

T-Bar Handle Fork Tool

  • T-Bar Manipulator interface
  • Fork Interface
  • 316 Stainless Steel

Torque Limited Valve Actuator

  • Flexible Wire Rope Handle
  • D-Type Handle
  • Adjustable Torque Setting
  • Class 1&2 socket
  • Paddle Style Socket

Pumping / Injection Systems / Accessories

3-Stage IHPU

  • 3 selectable pressures
  • Directional control
  • Suitable for mineral oils and glycols
  • 414bar output
  • 17 L/min

10,000psi IHPU

  • 690bar/10,000psi output
  • Directional control
  • Configurable for numerous subsea applications
  • Simply connect reservoirs
  • Can be configured with fluid reservoir skid

0-520bar Pressure Test Unit

  • Suitable for a range of subsea pressure test operations
  • Depressurization valve
  • Variety of sized reservoirs available
  • Mounted to ROV-friendly plate
  • Weighs 28kg
  • Suitable for seawater, mineral oils and glycols

Methanol Injection System

  • Methanol-capable system
  • Directional control
  • Supplied with transfer pump
  • Supplied with methanol PPE kit
  • Can be supplied with 2x90L reservoir fluid skid

BOP Actuation Tool (BOP-AT150)

  • Quickly Actuate BOP
  • 150 L/min output
  • Suitable for seawater, mineral oil and glycols
  • Can be combined with 400L fluid reservoir skid

BOP Actuation Tool (BOP-AT300)

  • Actuate BOP quickly
  • 300 L/min output
  • Suitable for seawater, mineral oil and glycols
  • Can be combined with 400L fluid reservoir skid

Multifluid Intensifier

  • Genuine minibooster intensifier
  • 4:1 ratio as standard
  • Suitable for hydraulic oil or water/glycol
  • Mounted on ROV-friendly plate

Multifluid Pump

  • 2:1 Intensification Max Output 300bar
  • 3,000m Rated

Back Seal Test Unit

  • Manually-Adjusted Pressure Relief Valve
  • Ram-Operated Ball Valve (with reducing jet)
  • Depth-Compensated Pressure Gauge
  • Electronic Pressure Transducer
  • Aluminum Mounting Plate
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Modular IHPU

  • 210bar / 3000 psi output
  • Directional control on output
  • Input Flow can be set depending on output required
  • Can be supplied as part of skid tooling pack-age with reservoirs

Dredging / Jetting Tools

Dual Jetting System

  • Max Jetting 400bar with standard nozzle
  • Use as a Jetting System or IHPU
  • Wide range of nozzle types
  • Only 28kg in air

Merlin Water Jet System

  • Used for Jetting and Excavation
  • 1” Jetting Hose
  • 4” Excavation Hose
  • 6” Exhaust for Excavation Supplied with fitting kit to suit XLX ROV
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Low-Pressure Jetting System

  • 435Lmin output
  • Simple and reliable jetting solution
  • Range of jetting nozzles available

SuperZip Water Jet System

  • Used for Jetting and Excavation
  • 1” Jetting Hose
  • 3” Excavation Hose
  • 6” Exhaust for Excavation
  • Supplied with fitting kit to suit XLX ROVSupplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Dredge Pump

  • Dredge 1,688 L/min
  • Excavate up to 3” solids
  • Run dry without damage
  • Only 25kg in air

0-520bar Jetting System

  • World renowned jetting system
  • Huge range of nozzles and accessories available for different tasks
  • Supplied with nozzle assembly
  • Mounted on ROV-friendly plate
  • Only 39kg in air
  • Various handle styles

150Lmin Cavitation Jetting System

  • 150Lmin jetting capabilities
  • Cavitation nozzle cleans without causing damage
  • Three nozzle designs for different applications

Excavation System

  • Combines Jetting & Dredging in one simply deployed package
  • Excavate solids up to 3” diameter
  • Water jet at 400bar
  • Dredge 1,688 L/min
  • Combined weight 41kg in air

0-200bar Jetting System

  • 200bar Jetting system
  • Various nozzles available for differing applications
  • Mounted on ROV-friendly plate

Cutters / Grinders / Grippers

HCV100 Hydraulic Cable Cutter

  • Cuts Cables up to Ø100mm
  • Industry-Standard Tool
  • Lightweight
  • ROV-Deployed
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

38mm (1.5”) Wire Rope Cutter

  • Open sided design for easy positioning
  • Light-weight
  • Cuts up to 38mm wire rope
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

75mm (3”) Wire Rope Cutter

  • Cuts up to 75mm 1,960N/mm2 Wire
  • Supplied with ROV handle
  • Hydraulic Retract
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

115mm (4”) Wire Rope Cutter

  • Cuts up to 115mm 1,770N/mm2 Wire
  • Supplied with ROV mount bracket
  • Hydraulic Retract
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Manipulator Mounted Saw

Suitable for cutting:

  • Anchor Chain
  • Wire Rope
  • Drill String
  • Various types of steel pipes
  • Coflexip

Rotary Grinder / Cutter / Buffer

  • Rotary cutting, grinding, brush tool
  • Wide range of brush types available
  • Wide range of cutting and grinding discs available
  • ROV handle
  • Weight 8.5kg

10” Rotary Cutter

  • 10” Rotary cutter
  • High-performance tungsten carbide blade
  • Suitable for many different cutting operations

55mm Softline Cutter

  • Max. capacity 55mm fibre rope
  • Weight 9.7kg
  • Lightweight Construction

Super Grinder

  • 16” Cutting Disc
  • 3 position handle for ease of operation
  • Supplied in offshore suitable transit case

Skids & TDU

Tool Deployment Unit

  • ISO standard interface
  • Full suite of supporting tools
  • Robust and simple
  • Twin-Point Docking
  • Buoyancy Block
  • Supplied with tooling/transport container

Stab Plate Deployment Tool

  • Stab Plate Deployment Tool
  • ROV-mounted
  • 1,500m Rated
  • Twin-point docking
  • Built-in Torque Tool
  • Nut Release Mechanism

ROV Skid with Tool Drawer

  • Aluminium Frame Skid
  • Hydraulically Operated Tool Drawer
  • 2 off. LED Lights
  • Buoyancy included

3,000m ROV Skid

  • 3,000m rated skid
  • Quick-load cartridge system to change skid function without hassle
  • Suitable for most WROVs

Hot Stabs

Moffat Hotstab Connector

The Moffat Hotstab Connector is a compact, light and cost-effective connector that allows a hose to be connected / disconnected subsea. The product has been in service since 1995 and has been refined and developed up until the present day as the demands of the subsea market have increased. It is now recognized by many operators as the ‘best of breed’ industry standard item for subsea pigging, chemical injection, gas injection, flooding and venting operations.

Key Features:

  • Compact, light, cost-effective design
  • Sizes ranging from 1” to 8” diameter
  • Pressure rated up to 15,000 psi
  • Range of materials options for temporary and permanent service
  • Hose end connections to suit customer requirements
  • PR2 qualified

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Moffat Dual Position Hotstab

Forum Energy Technology Moffat’s Patented Dual Position Hotstab is a compact, lightweight and cost-effective solution for flooding operations.  This tool allows the flooding and binding operation to be performed using only one receptacle and hotstab, without removing the hotstab or requiring a blind stab.  This reduces ROV and vessel time needed and eliminates the need for a blind stab, saving significant cost.

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ISO Type A Dual Port

  • Industry Standard
  • ISO 13628-8 Type A
  • 3,000psi (207bar)
  • Integral Sealing Valves
  • Pressure-Balanced

ISO Type A High-Pressure Dual Port

  • Industry Standard
  • ISO 13628-8 Type A
  • 690bar (10,000psi)
  • Integral Sealing Valves
  • Pressure-Balanced
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

2” Nominal Bore System

  • 2” Nominal Bore
  • Standard Working Pressure up to 415bar
  • Pressure-Balanced

3” Nominal Bore System

  • 10bar Operating Pressure in either Suction or Pumping
  • Pressure-Balanced
  • Low Weight for Easy Handling

Mini Hydraulic System

  • 3,000psi (207bar)
  • Pressure-Balanced
  • Non ISO/API Standard

ROV Tools

ISO Docking Latch

  • 3,000kg Capacity
  • ISO 13628-8
  • Positive Pull-in Action
  • Spring Return
  • Ideal for TDUs & Work Skids

ROV-Operated Valve

  • Manipulator/Torque Tool / hydraulic interface
  • Up to 20” Valve

ISO 143628-8 Bucket Lift Tool

  • ISO 13628-8 Class 1-4 Bucket
  • 500kg Lift Capacity
  • 3g Proof Tested
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

TA17 Cable Gripper

  • Grips Cables up to Ø100mm
  • 23-tonne maximum Line Pull
  • Robust Construction
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

ROV Thickness Gauge

  • Removable end plate for full serviceability
  • Double jointed compliant mounting
  • T-Bar Handle
  • Complete with processor to connect to ROV
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

SPAN Subsea Gauge

  • Suitable for depths of 3,000m
  • Tough corrosion resistant
  • Internal breathing diaphragm
  • KEM-X Socket saver
  • ANSI/ASME B40 Standard gauge

ROV Camera

  • ROV-operated Inspection Camera
  • Supplied with range of configurations
  • Fishtail Handle
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

2“ & 5” Lock-Open Tool

  • ISO 13628-8 Dec 02 Figure 15 Type A
  • Rated to 75-tonne Force
  • 5” Stroke
  • External stroke indicator
  • Guide nose
  • Lock to lock tool to tree
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

XLX ISO Docking Beam

  • Constructed from Aluminum
  • Two off ISO 13628-8 Docking Latches
  • Weight in air 25kg
  • 210bar Working Pressure

C.P. Probe

  • Hard-wearing DELRIN body
  • Stainless steel probe tip
  • Lightweight design/easy to use
  • Suitable for gripping in manipulator arm
  • Data logging facility
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Gasket Replacement Tool

  • 16 3/4” and 18 3/4” shoe sets supplied as standard
  • 15” to 21”+ shoe sets available for greater functionality
  • Rubberised edges protect gaskets
  • Only 15kg in air

Hydraulic-Operated Ball Valve

  • 316 Stainless steel plate
  • Available as single, dual and quad assemblies as standard
  • Bespoke options available
  • Wide range of valve sizes
  • 10,000psi valve

Tooling Manifold

  • Quickly attach a variety of ROV tools
  • Adjust pressure and flow of each function
  • Flows up to 85Lmin
  • Minimize mobilisation time

30L Liquid Injection System

  • 30-Litre capacity
  • Low-pressure fluid injection
  • Hydraulic Pilot Control fluid release
  • Fully adjustable flow valve

ROV Suction Foot

  • High Level of Grip
  • 300mm diameter suction cup
  • Suction cup mounted on lockable swivel

Flow Meter System

  • Flow range 2-20 Lpm
  • Pressure rating 690bar Max.
  • Rated to 3000m depth
  • Complete system mounted in compact unit
  • Supplied in offshore suitable transit case

ROV Push Corer

  • Stainless Steel and Plastic non-corrosive materials
  • Pressure balanced for full ocean depth use
  • Rugged—Robust—Reliable
  • Two standard sizes available
  • Simple operation

Piston Style Fluid Reservoir

  • Lightweight Amalgon Body
  • No Springs required
  • Available with level sensor
  • Suitable for variety of fluids
  • Can be supplied with subsea display

Cleaning Tools

Cleaning Tool

  • Superior brush head
  • Fishtail handle
  • Weighs less than 10kg
  • Can be used with acid injection system

Wellhead Cleaning Tool

  • Stainless steel handle
  • Simple scrubbing pad replacement
  • Lightweight aluminium and plastic construction
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Suction Pile Tools

12“ Suction Pile Venting System

  • Pressure-tested to 10bar (150psi)
  • J-Slot locking grooves
  • Test fixture integral to receptacle
  • Pivoted stainless steel handle

22.5“ Suction Pile Venting System

  • Pressure-tested to 10bar (150psi)
  • J-Slot locking grooves
  • Test fixture integral to receptacle
  • Pivoted stainless steel handle

Suction Pile Vent Hatches

Suction Pile Vent Hatches are used to allow flow of sea water and air out of a suction pile during deployment at a controlled rate.

After the unit has reached the sea floor the vent hatch is closed so that the suction pile can be depressurized to allow it to be ‘sucked’ and embedded into the sea floor. Our Vent Hatch has been in service since 2004 and is refined and developed as the demands of the subsea market increase.

Various different configurations are possible depending on the application required.

Sizes range from 12” to 40” Nominal Bore with pressure ranges of -145PSI to +145 PSI.

Manipulators

Forum’s Sub-Atlantic 1, 2 or 3 Function Manipulators are simple, compact and electrically operated. They provide an alternative to the hydraulically operated manipulators, and can be fitted to a variety of ROVs.

The 3 function has 3 basic function; Jaw Open/Close, Arm Up/Down and Rotate Clockwise/Anti-Clockwise. For the 2 function manipulator the rotate function is removed.

The 1 function manipulator utilises the Jaw Open/Close function.

LAOT / LOT

Upright Flying Lead Orientation Tool

  • +/-15 deg roll angle
  • Plus 60 minus 90 deg pitch
  • Counterbalance valve on both actuators
  • 250kg payload
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

Underslung Flying Lead Orientation Tool

  • Mounted under ROV or on Skid
  • Forward Extension plus 500mm
  • Plus 30 minus 30 deg roll angle
  • Fits Forum Torque Tool and LAOT

Liner Actuator Override Tool

  • Range of interfaces
  • Up to 120-tonne Force
  • Range of strokes
  • Hydraulic Set, Mechanical Locked
  • Manipulator- or TDU-deployed
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case

LAOT 5“

  • ISO 13628-8 Dec 02 Figure 15 Type A
  • Rated to 75-tonne Force
  • 5” Stroke
  • Dual Port Hot stab interface
  • External stroke indicator
  • Supplied in offshore-suitable transit case