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Address P.O. Box 153, Trelleborg, 231 22, SE
Phone 46 410 670 00
Website trelleborg.com/en
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Trelleborg gains approval for range of API-16C compliant sealing materials

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has announced at the Offshore Technology Conference 2018 that it has received approval for 25 materials to American Petroleum Institute API-16C specification relative to oil and gas choke and kill valve requirements. This represents the largest number of materials compliant to the standard available from any seal manufacturer. 

Trelleborg expands wear ring range

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has expanded its HiMod Slydring HC wear ring range, introducing over 180 additional part numbers in outer diameters from 1 to 12 inches. The enhanced range becomes available early 2018, serving various fluid power applications including industrial machines, mobile hydraulics and other industries. 

Attitudes shifting in purchasing approach for oil companies

The price of products and services trails other significant factors, such as value, life cycle, and durability as a purchase priority, according to a recent independent survey of oil and gas professionals making procurement decisions, conducted on behalf of Trelleborg’s oil and marine operation. Despite challenging times for the industry, when asked to rank different factors affecting their decision to purchase an oil hose, respondents listed ‘durability and life cycle’ as ‘vital’ over 80% of the time. The next most ‘vital’ factors were ‘aftersales support and service’, and ‘ease of installation’ at 32% and 28% respectively.

Unique bend restrictor earns API 17L1 certification

Trelleborg’s offshore operation in Skelmersdale in the U.K. has been certified for the design of its Bend Restrictor Reaction Flange under the American Petroleum Institute’s specification for flexible pipe ancillary equipment (API 17L1 Ed. 1 2013). Having acquired the design review certification for the standard bend restrictor element in 2016, Trelleborg’s complete bend restrictor product is now API 17L1 certified.

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