Seacon’s Hydralight Connector

Posted by Irina Tabakina

The HYDRALIGHT is a second generation underwater mateable, high integrity, fiber optic connector. This 8 channel, oil filled pressure balanced connector is fully qualified to 7,000m, with an average single mode insertion loss of less that .2dB and a average single mode back reflection of -50 dB. With a design life of 30 years and a life cycle of a minimum of 100 mate/de-mates, this connector meets the following specifications: Norsk Hydro NHT-152-00073 Rev 04H, Statoil TR1233, Elf Exploration AO-32-2-011-LT-00-SN-005 Rev C, Total GSEPSPS021, and BP GP78-21. Typical uses include high speed communications, long-distance, production control, pumping systems, sensing systems, Riser and PRM systems.

(As published in the June 2015 edition of Marine Technology Reporter -

Marine Technology Magazine, page 59,  Jun 2015

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