I/J-tube Bend Stiffener

Definition(s)


I/J-tube bend stiffener

Bend stiffener attached to a flexible pipe that is hung off the vessel/platform via an I/J tube. NOTE An example of an I/J-tube bend stiffener is shown in Figure 1.

Source: API RP 17L2, Recommended Practice for Flexible Pipe Ancillary Equipment, First Edition, March 2013. Global Standards