Resilient Seal

Seal or sealing system, which relies on entrapment of a seal ring within a section of the connection (e.g. in the thread-form, on a seal area, etc.) to achieve a seal.

Source: API RP 5C5, Recommended Practice on Procedures for Testing Casing and Tubing Connections, Third Edition, July 2003 (Reaffirmed August 2010). Global Standards

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