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Hydro Group plc design and manufacture subsea underwater fibre optical cables for the oil & gas, renewable energy and the defence industry.
For transmitting data underwater and topside over large distances, fibre optic cable technology has distinct advantage over the more conventional electrical cables. As opposed to most types of electrical cables, fibre optic cables use light instead of electricity to transmit signals. Light is the fastest method of transmitting information / data and fibre optic cables has the advantage of not being subject to electrical interference, thus, you can run it just about anywhere and is well suited for all underwater / subsea applications.
Hydro Group offer a range of different fibre optic options including single mode, multimode, tight buffered, loose tube, steel tube, plastic tube and ruggedized.
Loose Tube Fibre Optic (Fiber Optic): Optical fibre enclosed within a plastic tube with or without gel and aramid fibre suitable for both horizontal and vertical cable applications, each tube can accommodate several fibres.
Tight Buffered Fibre Optic (Fiber Optic): Similar to loose tube with aramid fibre which provides a high strength, crush resistant component suitable for long vertical spans.
Metal Tube Fibre Optic (Fiber Optic): Stainless tube encased fibres which can be hermitically sealed, less flexible than plastic tubes it however gives greater physical protection and higher working depth pressures can be obtained.
Ruggedized Applications: The fibre optic is protected in an armour cable strength member, with an outer jacket of hytrel or polyurethane can be used for underwater sensors and sonars, video, telemetry, rov controls in shallow and deep water, aerial camera tethers, thiermistor cables, seismic, sowobuoys and range cables.
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