Flexibility Factor

Definition(s)


Flexibility Factor

Ratio of the flexibility in bending of a component/fitting to that of the flexibility of a straight pipe of the same lamination, Young’s modulus and thickness having a length corresponding to the developed length of the fitting.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards