About HCL Smart Protectors
The Smart ® Protector is not only used as a cable protector downhole. It can be used as well to protect & attach cables in many other situations in conjunction with either the Smart® Band or Smart® Tie.
These are the attachment of Cathodic protection cables to Marine structures and the attachment of Sensor cables to Risers Subsea.
The Smart ® Protector is a patented product developed in cooperation with Shell. It is designed to operate within restricted annular clearances, to accommodate various tubing diameters, all coupling types and most cable combinations.
High temperature resistance up to 250°C (482°F)
Fits any tubing diameter or coupling length
Can be used for multi-line installations
Prevents cable snagging
Low profile and low friction coefficient
Available for many different cable configurations
Will not hang in BOP stack
Easy to mill
These protectors are available in Nylon 66, Nylon 11, Nylon 12, PPS or PEEK to assist Smart® Band and Smart® Ties.
See table below for specifications
|Material||Max Temperature||Longevity||Gas Resistance|
|Nylon 66||125C||Medium Term||Limited|
|Nylon 11||105C||Long Term||Fair|
|Nylon 12||105C||Long Term||Fair|
|PPS||175C||Long Term||Very Good|