Jacket

Definition(s)


Jacket

A braided or plastic covering which is placed over the rope (or over individual strands) for protection and to hold the rope structure together.

Source: API RP 2SM Design, Manufacture, Installation, and Maintenance of Synthetic Fiber Ropes for Offshore Mooring, Second Edition, July 2014. Global Standards

Source: API RP 2SM, Design, Manufacture, Installation, and Maintenance of Synthetic Fiber Ropes for Offshore Mooring, First Edition, July 2014Global Standards