• Custom Dies and Inserts


    Tool, where applicable, updated in accordance with governing API standards

    National Oilwell Varco has valuable experience gained by many decades of die and insert specialization. NOV dies and inserts are accurately machined to exacting tolerances using state of the art CNC machinery. All dies and inserts are then heat treated to specific standards to provide the best resistance to wear even in the harshest environments. Consistent quality and proper fit are guaranteed by extensive testing and gauging programs utilized by NOV.

    NOV manufactures dies, inserts, and spare parts for a wide variety of oilfield handling tools, including:

    • Safety clamps 
    • Drill collar slips 
    • Casing slips 
    • Slip-type elevators 
    • Tubing elevators 
    • Tubing tongs 
    • Tubing spiders 
    • Power tongs 
    • Iron Roughnecks 
    • Various tooth patterns are available for specific applications. 

    National Oilwell Varco also offer dies and inserts for experimental and custom designed equipment. Engineering and design staffs continually evaluate new designs and concepts to improve performance of new and existing handling tool equipment. Custom applications are always welcome.

    All dies and inserts manufactured by National Oilwell Varco are under the Mission Products umbrella.
    National Oilwell Varco is the OEM for all CDI and Varco/BJ dies and inserts.



    • Consistent quality, proper fit, and improved product life by design
    • Long wearing, durable components
    • High-grade material selection
    • Professional heat treating techniques
    • Most extensive range of dies and inserts in the marketplace today
    • Several stocking distributors with large inventory for short delivery times