Mechanical Systems

smr-bae-mast-tower-clamp.jpg BAE Mast Tower which suffered damage due to vessel collision
smr-clamp-two.jpg A FoundOcean onshore clamp fitting trial
smr-clamp.jpg  A FoundOcean subsea repair clamp   

Bolted techniques are used in conjunction with other solutions, such as flange connections or clamp solutions.

Swaging is used to connect two tubulars by crimping the two together. The outer tubular is fabricated with ridges or grooves on its inside edge. The inner tube is expanded and deformed plastically into the grooves to form the connection.