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MSS (Metal Shell Series)

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MSS Catalog Section - Rev IX

The well established MSS (Metal Shell Series) of connectors have been in production since the 1960’s and are designed to withstand full ocean depth pressure and harsh environments, including offshore, exploration and military applications. Fully ruggedized for ease of handling and deployment, this connector range is manufactured from 316 Stainless Steel as standard, with GRE (Glass Reinforced Epoxy) inserts molded around gold plated electrical contacts, however optional materials are available upon request including Monel®, Titanium, Aluminum and PEEK (Polyetheretherketone). This connector range is very adaptable to custom strength terminations and is also continually being upgraded, please contact SEACON for further information and availability.

API Connectors

Key Features

  • 8 shell sizes (G, K, L, M, O, P, Q, S)
  • Up to 156 contacts including coax
  • Glass sealed inserts available
  • Optics & hybrid available
  • API (American Petroleum Institute) versions Available
  • Positive keying
  • PBOF available
  • Up to 20,000 psi (approx 45,000ft/13, 700m)
  • Up to 600 VDC standard (higher ratings available)
  • Up to 300 amps (dependent on cable)
  • Stainless Steel, Glass Reinforced Epoxy, Copper Alloy
  • Typical uses; Drilling systems, umbilical links for ROV's & submarines