Minimum Bend Radius (MBR)

The minimum hose bending radius dimension measured from the centerline of the hose specified in Table 9. NOTE: See Figure 11.

Source: API SPEC 7K, Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment Upstream Segment, Fifth Edition, June 2010 (August 2010). Global Standards


Minimum Bend Radius

Minimum radius to which the synthetic fiber rope construction can be bent to without damage to any part

of the rope construction (including the jacket and filter).

Source: API RP 2SM, Design, Manufacture, Installation, and Maintenance of Synthetic Fiber Ropes for Offshore Mooring, First Edition, July 2014Global Standards

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