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Title:
FLUID SEALING
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/146905
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A fluid sealing element, a fluid sealing assembly, a method of providing a fluid seal, and a method of terminating a flexible pipe body in an end fitting are disclosed. The fluid sealing element (802) has an annular body portion locatable between an end fitting body (801) and an inner collar member (808) of an end fitting, and a tapered portion extending substantially perpendicular to the annular body portion at a radially inner region thereof. The method includes urging a fluid retaining layer (804) of a flexible pipe radially outwardly against an abutment surface of the inner collar member of the end fitting.

Inventors:
KARABELAS, George (Wellstream HouseWincomblee Road,Walker Riverside, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 3PF, GB)
CLEMENTS, Richard Alasdair (Wellstream HouseWincomblee Road,Walker Riverside, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 3PF, GB)
Application Number:
GB2012/050425
Publication Date:
January 03, 2013
Filing Date:
February 24, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
WELLSTREAM INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (Wellstream House, Wincomblee RoadWalker Riverside,Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE6 3PF, GB)
KARABELAS, George (Wellstream HouseWincomblee Road,Walker Riverside, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 3PF, GB)
CLEMENTS, Richard Alasdair (Wellstream HouseWincomblee Road,Walker Riverside, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 3PF, GB)
International Classes:
F16L33/01; F16L33/28
Foreign References:
DE2623142A11977-11-24
US3874064A1975-04-01
DE2616853B11977-08-25
GB1165348A1969-09-24
GB1499346A1978-02-01
GB2318845A1998-05-06
US5860682A1999-01-19
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HARRISON GODDARD FOOTE (Saviour House, 9 St SaviourgateYork, Yorkshire YO1 8NQ, GB)
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