Telescopic (Slip) Joint Packer

Definition(s)


Telescopic (Slip) Joint Packer

A torus-shaped, hydraulically or pneumatically actuated, resilient element between the inner and outer barrels of the telescopic (slip) joint which serves to retain drilling fluid inside the marine riser.

Source: API RP 64, Recommended Practice for Diverter Systems Equipment and Operations, Second Edition, November 2001 (March 1, 2007). Global Standards