Subrope Splicing

Definition(s)


Subrope Splicing

Subrope splicing is defined here as the replacement of one subrope for another by any means, such as overlapping, tucking, intertwining, or interbraiding. Subrope splicing should only be done to repair damage during assembly of the rope.

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