Ram preventer:See ram blowout preventer.
Terms Related to Ram preventer
A blowout preventer that uses rams to seal off pressure on a hole that is with or without pipe. Also called a ram preventer.
A blowout preventer that uses shear rams as closing elements.
A blowout preventer that uses pipe rams as the closing elements. See pipe ram.
Controls, usually located near the driller's position on the rig floor, that are manipulated to open and close the blowout preventers. See blowout preventer.
The assembly of pumps, valves, lines, accumulators, and other items necessary to open and close the blowout preventer equipment. Also called closing unit.
A blowout preventer placed on the seafloor for use by a floating offshore drilling rig.
Any valve installed in the drill stem to prevent a blowout through the stem. Mud can be pumped in but flow back up the stem ...
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