Underwater / Subsea Connectors for Mission-Critical Marine Applications

Products Used:

  • SuperG55™ Dry-Mate 10K PSI Underwater Electrical Connectors

Result:

High Reliability Interconnect Solution

SuperG55™

RUGGED UNDERWATER DRY MATE ELECTRICAL

The SuperG55 family of dry-mate underwater connectors is a revolutionary new design of the popular industry-standard marine interconnect used in countless ROV, underwater camera, diver communications, lights, pan and tilts, and other subsea applications.

Available in 3 shell sizes, the SuperG55 is manufactured from 316L Stainless Steel with insert molded contact assemblies designed for pressure-sealed applications up to 10K psi mated and unmated. Intermateable and intermountable with other “55” series connectors, the Glenair solution introduces a long list of product innovations designed to improve performance and durability. Our PBOF versions, for example, utilize easy-to assemble threaded fittings which deliver both superior sealing performance while reducing installation time. Other innovations include full-mate inspection windows, improved solder cup contact design, improved potting and sealing, and more. Cable plugs and receptacles are available in attachable (userterminatable) versions or factory overmolded single ended whips.

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Project Details

„ 10,000 psi mated/ unmated (approx. 22,500ft/7,000m)

„ Recessed plug socket contacts for safety

„ Intermateable and intermountable with other “55” series connectors

„ 3 shell sizes — 15, 20 and 24, with 3 to 21 contacts

„ PBOF versions available

„ 600 VDC, 5 to 18 Amps (dependent on conductor and cable size and make-up)

„ Retractable, anti-galling coupling nuts prevent mismating and improve durability

The Glenair marine/subsea technology team is unique in the industry having the ability to design, produce, validate, and test its complete range of subsea interconnect technologies using 100% in-house resources.

- QwikConnect, October 2016

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The SuperG55 family of dry-mate underwater connectors is a revolutionary new design of the popular industry-standard marine interconnect used in countless ROV, underwater camera, diver communications, lights, pan and tilts, and other subsea applications.

- QwikConnect, October 2016

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