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SEACON Feature in the March Issue of Subsea & Offshore Service Magazine

28/2/14.

Subsea & Offshore Service Magazine Article March 2014

SEACON Feature in Subsea & Offshore Service Magazine

Subsea & Offshore Service Magazine – March Issue 

HYDRALIGHT

HYDRALIGHT 8 Channel Underwater Mateable Connector

The HYDRALIGHT is a field proven, second generation underwater mateable, high integrity, fiber optic connector. Fully qualified to 7,000m with an average single mode insertion loss of less than 0.2dB and an average single mode back reflection of -50dB, this connector has a design life of 30 years and a life cycle of a minimum of 100 mate/de-mates and meets optical wet-mate connector specifications for Norsk Hydro, Statoil, Elf Exploration, Total, Hess and BP.

HYBRALIGHT

The HYBRALIGHT Hybrid Optical and Electrical Connector

Key Features

• Second generation, field proven, underwater mateable connector

• Over 5,000 units sold worldwide

• Up to 8 channel optic

• Up to 10,000 psi

• Oil filled and pressure balanced

• Qualified for 7,000m

• Average single mode insertion loss of less than 0.2dB

• Average single mode back reflection of -50dB

• Titanium• Design life of 30 years

• Typical uses; High speed communications, long distance production control, pumping systems, sensing systems, riser and PRM systems

48 Channel HYDRALIGHT

1 – 48 Channel Optical HYDRALIGHT

SEACON has also expanded the capabilities of the HYDRALIGHT connector series with the introduction of an APC (Angular Polished Contacts) variant which improves back reflection performance and a high fiber count version providing up to 48 fiber optic channels within the same basic envelope as the standard HYDRALIGHT. There is also a hybrid optic and electrical version combining the qualified and field proven technologies of the HYDRALIGHT and CM2000 electrical underwater mateable connector.