Bend stiffeners are used on umbilicals, cables and flexible pipe where constant dynamic protection is needed.

Bend stiffeners are made of polyurethane with a metal insert/flange to transition to equipment. ABCO Subsea designs and manufactures bend stiffeners in any length or diameter. Other types of umbilical management that ABCO offers include: vertebrae bend restrictors and umbilical roller sheaves.

Bend Stiffener Advantages

  • Custom built to your application
  • High durability
  • Cost effective solution for dynamic load exposure

Material Specs:

Material Designation: Ether-based Polyurethane
Durometer: 50A – 70D
Specific Gravity: 1.04 – 1.60

Bend Stiffener Flexure Support Test