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TE Connectivity (TE)’s SEACON HydraLight optical wetmate connector enables high performance and reliability in many of the harshest subsea environments. It is offered in a standard 8 way configuration with Ultra Physical Contact (UPC) contacts. Angled Physical Contact (APC) contact configurations are available in 8 / 12 / 24 way.

Designed to meet the following Optical Wet-Mate Connector Specifications

  • Statoil TR2390 V2
  • Total GSEPSPS021 Rev. 07

Key Features

  • Optical coupling within “joined chamber”
  • Single-mode or multi-mode optical fiber
  • Average single-mode insertion-loss of better than 0.2 dB (0. 5dB max)
  • Average single-mode back-reflection of better than -50dB over mate-cycle life (min of -30dB)
  • Oil-filled and pressure balanced
  • Qualified to 7,000 m (23,000 ft)
  • Synthetic mineral oil compensation fluid
  • Field-proven sealing mechanisms
  • Seawater compatible internals and elastomers
  • ROV operable interface
  • SEACON MKII Pressure Balanced Oil Filled (PBOF) hose

Principle of Operation

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