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Title:
APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CONNECTING HOSES SUBSEA
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/148875
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A hose splicing system comprises a first clamping tool and a hose fitting adapter. The first clamping tool includes a first clamp member and a second clamp member. An inner surface of at least one of the first clamp member and the second clamp member includes a recess configured to receive an end of a hose. In addition, the first clamping tool includes a hinge coupled to the second clamp member. Further, the first clamping tool includes a lock member pivotally coupled to the first clamp member. The hose fitting adapter has a central axis, a first end configured to be inserted into the end of the hose, a second end configured to releasably connect to a rigid hose end connector, and a through bore extending axially from the first end to the second end.

Inventors:
PARTRIDGE, Stuart, Douglas (150 W. Warrenville Road, MC 200-1WNaperville, IL, 60563, US)
HUGHES, John, Daniel (150 W. Warrenville Road, MC 200-1WNaperville, IL, 60563, US)
GUTIERREZ, Luis, Javier (150 W. Warrenville Road, MC 200-1WNaperville, IL, 60563, US)
Application Number:
US2012/034739
Publication Date:
October 10, 2013
Filing Date:
April 24, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
BP CORPORATION NORTH AMERICA INC. (501 Westlake Park Boulevard, Houston, TX, 77079, US)
PARTRIDGE, Stuart, Douglas (150 W. Warrenville Road, MC 200-1WNaperville, IL, 60563, US)
HUGHES, John, Daniel (150 W. Warrenville Road, MC 200-1WNaperville, IL, 60563, US)
GUTIERREZ, Luis, Javier (150 W. Warrenville Road, MC 200-1WNaperville, IL, 60563, US)
International Classes:
F16L1/26; F16L33/23
Domestic Patent References:
WO2004059203A12004-07-15
Foreign References:
US20110304136A12011-12-15
US3670374A1972-06-20
US0576119A1897-02-02
US0466255A1891-12-29
US0654040A1900-07-17
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PIANA, Jayne (BP America Inc, 150 W. Warrenville Road MC 200-1, Naperville IL, 60563, US)
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