Slip Joint

A tool having a sealed telescoping joint designed to accommodate tubing expansion and contraction.

Source:API SPECIFICATION 19TT, Specification for Downhole Well Test Tools and Related Equipment, First Edition, October 2016. Global Standards

Slip Joint

See Telescopic Joint.

Source: API Specification 16Q, Design, Selection, Operation, and Maintenance of Marine Drilling Riser Systems, Second Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

Source: API RP 16Q, Recommended Practice for Design, Selection, Operation and Maintenance of Marine Drilling Riser Systems, First Edition, November 1993 (Reaffirmed August 2001). Global Standards


Slip Joint

Riser joint having an inner barrel and an outer barrel with a means of sealing between them. NOTE The inner and outer barrels of the telescopic joint move relative to each other to compensate for the required change in the length of the riser string as the vessel experiences surge, sway, and heave.

Source: ISO 13624-1:2009, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Drilling and production equipment – Part 1:Design and operation of marine drilling riser equipment. Global Standards

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