Private: Gen XP ATEX Fiber Optic Connectors


Stran Technologies’s Gen XP Receptacle is designed for use in ATEX and IECex rated areas. The Gen XP provides a rugged and reliable optical solution for harsh environments with potentially explosive atmospheres.  We listened to the demands of our Oil and Gas customers to carefully design, test and include the Gen XP ATEX rated connector into Stran Technologies’s high performing fiber optic connector products.



Land and Offshore Drilling Platforms
  • Chemical Manufacturers
  • Petrochemical Refineries

Features / Options

Non-potted, field maintainable design allows for termini endface cleaning, re-polishing, and re-terminating
  • Multiple plating/material options: Hard Anodized Aluminum, Nickel Plated Bronze and Passivated Stainless Type 316L
  • Captive split alignment sleeves for enhance insertion loss performance and trouble-free operation after maintenance activities wherein alignment sleeves are frequently lost
  • PC polish
  • 15° Optional Panel Adapter to provide clearance from adjacent cabinet walls to facilitate plug mate connectivity


Title Description
Optical Insertion Loss 62.5/125: 0.75 dBmax , 0.14 dBtyp
Return Loss  >30 dB
Mating Durability  2000 cycles per EIA-455-21
Corrosion Resistance EIA-455-16, salt spray, test condition C
Ingress Protection IP66
Thermal Shock -54°C to +85°C per EIA-455-3, Test Cond. 3
Humidity Per EIA-455-5, Type 2
Temperature Life 85°C for 250 hours per EIA 455-4
Vibration Per MIL-STD-1344, Method 2005
Fluid Immersion Per EIA-455-12
Impact EIA-455-2, method C, severe
Crush  450 per EIA-455-26

Additional Specifications

Gen XP Rating: Ex d IIC T6 Gb Ex e IIC T6 Gb Ex tb IIIC T80° C Db IP66 Ta = -40° C to +80°C Certificate #: Sira 12ATEX1235X IECEx SIR 12.0101X (Optional) 15° Adapter Rating: Ex d IIC Gb Ex e IIC Gb Ex tb IIIC Db IP66 Certificate #: Sira 12ATEX1236U IECEx SIR 12.0102U


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