Bolting used to assemble or join pressure-retaining parts whose failure would result in a release of wellbore fluid to the environment.
- NOTE: Examples are studs and nuts on top of a hydraulic connector, and clamp bolts.
Source: API Specification 16A, Specification for Drill-through Equipment, Fourth Edition, April 2017. Global Standards
Source: API STANDARD 16AR, Standard for Repair and Remanufacture of Drill-through Equipment, First Edition, April 2017. Global Standards