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Title:
IMPROVED CLAMPING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/072688
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A clamping device for clamping together two subsea tubular members, the device comprising: a force applying member which is operable to apply a force in a first direction to bring the two subsea tubular members into contact with each other and subsequently generate a compressive clamping force, the applied force defining a load path; and a reaction member which is couplable to at least one of the tubular members such that the reaction member is located in the load path to provide a reaction force in a second opposite direction.

Inventors:
CURRY, Peter James (Britannia HousePO Box 99,Ashtead, SurreyKT21 1WD, GB)
Application Number:
GB2012/052834
Publication Date:
October 03, 2013
Filing Date:
November 15, 2012
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Assignee:
BRITANNIA ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY LIMITED (Britannia House, PO Box 99Ashtead, Surrey KT21 1WD, GB)
CURRY, Peter James (Britannia HousePO Box 99,Ashtead, SurreyKT21 1WD, GB)
International Classes:
F16L1/26; F16L25/06
Domestic Patent References:
WO2009027694A22009-03-05
WO2010100473A12010-09-10
Foreign References:
US4497592A1985-02-05
US20090250929A12009-10-08
US20090255098A12009-10-15
JP2002282962A2002-10-02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HARRISON GODDARD FOOTE (Delta House, 50 West Nile Street, Glasgow G1 2NP, GB)
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