Formerly Blow-Out Preventer (BOP) Hose
RECOMMENDED FOR: Blow-Out Preventer (BOP) systems requiring high pressure, high temperature and flame resistant control lines certified to API 16D and Lloyds 1000/499 fire test for five minutes at +1300°F (+700°C.)
CAUTION: All BOP assemblies must be manufactured according to Gates GTS specification GTS-04-029 to meet API 16D and Lloyds 1000/499 fire test requirements.
TEMPERATURE: -40°F to +212°F (-40°C to +100°C) continuous service.
CONSTRUCTION: Tube: Type C (Nitrile). Black.
Reinforcement: Multiple layers of high tensile steel wire.
Cover: Type A3 (Modified Chloroprene). Red with black stripe.
Design Factor: 4:1
COUPLINGS: Crimped couplings with over-ferrule fire protection. Contact Gates E&S or Gates Black Gold® distributor for a full range of coupling and over-ferrule options.
PACKAGING: Finished assemblies packaged in a heavy-duty corrugated box or wooden crate.
BRANDING: One continuous longitudinal gold transfer label with embossed serial number and code date. Example: “Gates® Black Gold® MegaShield® 5000 BOP 1” (25.4mm) 350 BAR (5000 PSI) Max Static WP - Meets API 16D and Lloyds 1000/499 Fire Test”
SPECIAL ORDER REQ: Test certificates are shipped with every order. Lloyds certificates are available upon request. Accessories such as API 16D quick disconnects and exterior armor to protect hoses against extreme environmental damage are available upon request.
REMNANT LENGTHS: None.
STANDARDS: API (American Petroleum Institute) 16D and Lloyds 1000/499 fire test. Hydrostatic pressure tests per EUB (Alberta Energy and Utilities Board).