casing hardware

Cement shoe and float
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1. n. [Well Completions]
A generic term used to describe equipment attached to, and run with, the casing string. Commonly used casing hardware includes guide or float shoes, float or landing collars, centralizers, scratchers and cement baskets. More specialized casing hardware may include stage-cementing collars, differential fill-up equipment and other specialized equipment to help achieve successful placement and cementation of the casing string.