High Pressure Hybrid Connector & Penetrator


Stran Technologies’s High Pressure Hybrid Connector & Penetrator was designed to meet the demanding environment of towed array applications. This dry-mateable, fiber optic and electrical connector, features a scoop-proof interface and doubly redundant elastomeric seal design rated to withstand a maximum hydrostatic crush pressure of 1,500psi and an operating pressure of 750psi or deployment to depths of 1,500ft of sea water.

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  • Land and Offshore Drilling Platforms
  • Harsh Environment Video/Data Transmission
  • Mobile Undersea Command and Control Platforms

Features / Options

  • A high pressure feed-through with secondary seals in the unlikely event of primary seal failure
  • An enhancement of the rugged MIL-28876 Navy shipboard plug and receptacle
  • Surface mateable / underwater deployable operation
  • External components exposed to working fluids (sea water, oil etc.) are 316 Stainless Steel
  • Beryllium copper coupling nut available as an option for high mating cycle applications to prevent galling
  • Over-molded polyurethane boot construction for added impact resistance and cable strain relief
  • “Scoop Proof” interface design
  • Chevron seals on individual fiber termini to protect against cable flooding failures
  • Viton seals throughout design
  • #16 or #18 AWG copper conductor and Singlemode or Multimode Fiber options available
  • Choice of fiber optic pigtail connector styles for equipment hookup, for example: ST, SC, FC and LC.
  • Custom mounting hole patterns available
  • Cable construction: Polyamide core, surrounded by four layers of high-tensile steel wire overmolded with a Polyurethane cover


Title Description
Operating Temperatures: -4°C to 40°C
Storage Temperatures: -35°C to 60°C
Operating Pressure:  750 psi continuous
Max. Crush Pressure:  1,500 psi
No arcing or flashover: @ 600VDC
Insulation Resistance:  >500M␣ @ 500VDC
Shock (multi-axis): 30 g’s
Drop Test: 2 meters onto concrete
Max. Link Loss @ 1300nm: 1.00dB
Max. Link Loss @ 1310nm:  1.25dB


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