A spool body is part of a subsea oil and gas production tree. The component is part of the tree assembly that helps monitor and control the production of a subsea well, and can also manage fluids or gas injected into the well.
Its main function is to control flow from the wellbore. It also provides outlets to attach several different configurations of valves.
Facts and component characteristics
- Steel AISO/SAE 4140, F22, 8630
- Inconel 625 cladding
- Up to 1.5×1.5×2.75 m (5×5×9 ft)
- Up to 7 metric tonnes
- 200–220 Hb
- Clad 42–45 HRC
- External and internal turning
- Rough boring
- H4 profile
- Internal grooves
- Inconel seal faces
- Bottle boring