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Cast-in-Situ Choking

Significantly reduce excessive movement with our advanced cast-in-situ choking system technology.

Achieve the Resilience Required to Hold a Conductor Firmly in Place and Avoid Further Shock Damage

Traditional repair methods such as solid rubber, wood or plastic chocks are extremely unreliable --breaking, falling out or unable to be properly inserted at all. TEAM’s advanced cast-in-situ choking system technology is unlike any other repair method. It is designed to achieve the resilience required to hold a conductor firmly in place, prevent damage in the guides, and provide sufficient absorption qualities necessary to avoid further shock damage.

Each is fitted on-site to the exact required dimensions, eliminating all difficulties related to fitting. The result of utilizing the advanced cast-in-situ choking system technology is a tailored chock that fits perfectly, stays in place, and meets the wear resistance strength and 'elasticity' requirements needed to provide an ideal, long-lasting solution.

TEAM’s analysis and chocking service identify the extent of the conductor tube or riser fatigue, the degree of chocking required, and exactly where it's needed. Our advanced cast-in-situ choking system technology is then manufactured to these specifications, then cast and installed on-site by our highly-qualified technicians.

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Learn More About Our Chocking Services

  • Specifications

    TEAM Chocking Slips Specifications

    Our chocking slips are manufactured from a PVC-proofed nylon with exceptional abrasion resistance, and are ultrasonically welded for water-tightness. They are then filled with a TEAM-developed polyurethane resin with an 80° ShoreA hardness and a tensile strength of 7MPa, making it resistant to oil, gas and seawater.

  • Advantages


    • Improved operational safety
    • Improved technical integrity
    • Reduced whole life costs
    • Improved asset value recovery
  • Applications


    • Excessive flowline and wellhead displacement
    • Crack propagation within flowline & glycol support
    • Subsea diver installed
    • Pipe supports
    • Pump base dampening
  • Fully-Certified Techs

    Fully-Certified Techs

    TEAM’s Smart Shim repair technicians are put through a rigorous, method specific, multi-level certification and training process resulting in the industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced team. 

  • Integrated Solutions

    Integrated Solutions

    TEAM responds to our clients’ needs for increased asset management efficiency and reliability by providing higher value solutions with integrated services, covering projects from inception to completion. This allows for time and cost saving opportunities to be identified from reduced man hours and increased time on tools throughout the project. 

  • Digital Solutions

    Digital Solutions

    Our digital platform turns slow paper-driven processes into streamlined, fully-automated and fully transparent operations. This results in less re-work, more time-on-tools and less manual data entry for improved efficiencies.

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