Ancillary Equipment

Accessory to the umbilical system that does not form part of the main functional purpose. EXAMPLES Weak link, buoyancy attachments, I-tube or J-tube seals, VIV strakes, centralizers, anchors external clamps.

Source: API SPEC 17E, Specification for Subsea Umbilicals, Upstream Segment, Fourth Edition, October 2010. Global Standards


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