The main function of the mousehole is to hold pipe during stand building or breakdown. Mouseholes are designed to use the area below the drill floor and are flush-mounted with the drill floor on installation. Cameron mouseholes are available in a range of designs:

  • fixed
  • telescopic
  • rotating
  • colt
  • rabbit
  • rotary-mounted fixed.

All types can be equipped with the following:

  • hydraulic centralizer/spring-powered centralizer
  • toolbox/bit breaker
  • torque wrench to make and break connections while building and breaking stands, respectively
  • patented shock absorber.