The Y series slip type elevator is an indispensable tool in holding and hoisting drilling pipes, casing and tubing in the oil drilling and well tripping operation. It's especially suitable for the hoisting of integrated tubing sub, integral joint casing and electric submersible pump column. The slip type manual elevators for tubing (YT, MYT) and casing (YC, HYC, MYC). The elevators hoist a variety of small casing and tubing with the proper size slips and slip setting ring installed. The slips are easily changed. The elevator is designed with two (2) halves of similar weights for good balance and easier opening and closing. A guarded operating latch and an extra handle at the rear of the elevator allow for easier, safer operation. Elevators are equipped with a latch and latch lock combination. To open, pull the latch lock handle out and swing the elevator apart. The latch and latch lock secures automatically when the elevator is closed around the pipe. The load causes the slips to set when the elevator is raised, pushing down on the slip setting ring.