Lifting bails(bells), Lifting subs or Lifting Swivels are used for lifting drill pipe into the hole, bringing in a single from the rack or removing and lifting pipe or casing when tripping.

Black Diamond Drilling Aluminium Lifting Bails Range


  • Lightweight – made from Aluminium
  • Approximately 50% weight reduction in comparison with standard steel design
  • Compliant with Australian Standards of Lifting Devices
  • Engineer-certified WLL

Thread Connections and Sizes:

Lifting bails can be built with any popular threads in market, including API, BECO, CUBEX, DIBH, METZKE, REMET, MATRIX, etc.

The table below gives a range of thread configurations available. Others are available upon request.

Threads for Blast Hole Drilling
API(REG/IF)2-3/8", 2-7/8", 3-1/2", 4-1/2", 5-1/2", 6-5/8", 7-5/8", 8-5/8"
BECO3", 3-1/2", 4", 4-1/2", 5-1/4", 6", 8"
CUBEX#21, #24, #28
DIBH3-1/8", 3-1/2", 4-1/8"
Threads for Reverse Circulation Drilling
REMET3", 3-1/2", 4", 4-1/2"
METZKE4", 4-1/2"