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Tail Fairings with FlexLock Technology

FlexLock™ fairings have been developed by VIV Solutions® and were first deployed on deepwater drilling risers in 2016.  The FlexLock design is significantly faster to install offshore than previous tail fairing™ designs and offers much better suppression and drag reduction than alternative buoyancy products.  Both standard and FlexLock fairing systems consist of tails that are held against a riser with straps and maintain their position along the riser using thrust collars.  However, unlike a standard tail fairing system, FlexLock offers ...

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