RBS

Definition(s)


RBS

Reference break strength.

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

RBS

The reference break strength for sample under test.

  • NOTE: 1 For a full rope assembly, RBS is the catalog break strength of the rope.
  • NOTE: 2 For a subrope, RBS is the break strength of the subrope estimated by the manufacturer.
  • NOTE: 3 For a scaled rope, RBS is the break strength of the scaled rope assembly estimated by the manufacturer.

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