Umbilical armoring wire

Umbilical armoring wire
Bekaert’s armoring wire for umbilicals or other deepwater applications is designed for use in the oil and gas industry. It protects umbilical cables from cuts, punctures, abrasion, corrosion and other damage. The steel wire properties ensure excellent fatigue performance in dynamic systems. Bekaert offers tailor-made solutions and on-site technical support.

Quality armoring

Subsea umbilicals come in contact with many damaging factors, including: corrosion, tension, pressure, clashing, entanglement and even sharks. Our armoring wire protects cables from these types of damage. The high quality, steel wire is torsional balanced and galvanized. It ensures excellent fatigue performance in dynamic systems.

A personalized approach

We have high tensile wires with ideal mechanical properties, including excellent ductility, high tensile strength and coatings for corrosion resistance. Choose from two types of coatings -  zinc and our own zinc aluminum coating, Bezinal® to upgrade the wire's corrosion resistance. Bekaert offers tailor-made solutions, flexible deliveries and on-site technical support.

Advantages

  • Extended service-life in harsh marine environments
  • Tailor-made solutions
  • High delivery flexibility
  • On-site technical support

Applications

Subsea control umbilicals for offshore applications
Deepwater applications in oil and gas industry

Features

Bulk Material C-steel
Shape Wire
Coating Bezinal® , Zinc
Number of Wires 100-1000
  • better together

    Situation Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain

    Solution In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

  • better together

    Situation You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result Save money and time during construction

  • better together

    Situation Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

  • better together

    Situation We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

  • better together

    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.

We use cookies in order to let you fully experience this website. Cookies are small files we put in your browser to mainly track usage or remember your settings of our site but they don’t tell us who you are. Want to know more about how we use these Cookies please read our Cookie policy.
Close