Minimum Bend Radius

Minimum radius to which an umbilical, at zero tensile load, can be bent to without infringing the stress criterion or suffering loss of performance. See Figure 1 and 3.1.8.

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


Minimum Bend Radius

The minimum hose bending radius dimension measured from the centerline of the hose specified in Table 10.

NOTE: See Figure 11.

Source:API SPECIFICATION 7K, Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment, Sixth Edition, December 2015. Global Standards

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