Seabed processing systems and solutions
Alpha Thames Subsea
Both halves of the connector (upper & lower) are internally valved to contain process fluids when the connector is separated. The valves are operated by an ROV, thereby eliminating the need for actuators.
The upper and lower connector halves are clamped together by a mechanism consisting of several long external tie bars, which ensure a reliable pre-load and a non-easing joint for the life of the connector assembly.
The MATE²™ Connector is sized to suit the number of bores required. Individual bore sealing, between the connector halves, is achieved by the use of industry standard ring gaskets. A seal integrity testing system is incorporated into the connector design.
MATE²™ Multiported Connector