Unaged Representative Sample

Non-degraded sample of umbilical, or component that has not previously been subjected to operational or installation loadings, stresses, elevated temperature, and/or other conditions that can degrade the sample. EXAMPLES Electric cables, hoses, tubes and optical fibres.

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


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