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Title:
UMBILICAL
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/104580
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An umbilical comprising an outer sheath and a core enclosed by the outer sheath, the core comprising a plurality of umbilical components and filler material between the umbilical components and the outer sheath, characterized in that the filler material is crenellated around its circumference to provide crenellations between the filler material and the outer sheath. In this way, the umbilical now includes crenellations or a crenelated portion facing the outer sheath, which can act as a shock absorber against external impact on the umbilical, with no additional manufacturing steps required. This provides the umbilical with increased impact resistance.

Inventors:
PROBYN YANN (GB)
DEIGHTON ALAN (GB)
GRAYSON DANIEL (GB)
Application Number:
IB2014/003247
Publication Date:
November 12, 2015
Filing Date:
December 19, 2014
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Assignee:
TECHNIP FRANCE (FR)
International Classes:
F16L11/08; F16L11/127; F16L11/22; H01B7/00; H01B7/04
Domestic Patent References:
WO2009128725A12009-10-22
WO2005124095A12005-12-29
Foreign References:
EP1690979A22006-08-16
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
RICHAUD, Fabien (Immeuble Atlantis55 Allée Pierre Ziller - CS50105, Valbonne Sophia Antipolis, FR)
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