OptoLink Fiber Penetrator

The MacArtney OptoLink fibre penetrator is specifically designed to withstand the challenges of system infrastructure at depths of up to 6,000 metres. Its unique depth rating also means that integrity is certified for almost the entire global ocean floor.

The MacArtney penetrator design is extremely versatile. It is available with 2 types of standard housing: 5/8” thread or FCR. The FCR is available with straight, angled or custommade housing. They are interchangeable and can be replaced should customer requirement change over time.

The OptoLink fibre penetrator is designed to use standard parts, ensuring tried and tested quality and reasonable pricing. It is also available for fast delivery.

Features and Benefits

  • 6,000 metres standard depth rating
  • Wide range of available housing types
  • Interchangeable housings
  • Stock and service at various MacArtney locations worldwide


  • ROV, ROTV and AUV systems
  • Fiber optic video and data multiplexers
  • Cable ploughs
  • Acoustic ranges
  • Fiber optic riser fatigue systems
  • Renewable energy applications
  • General underwater communication applications
  • Subsea completion systems


  • Can be ordered with any pigtail length
  • Various shell materials available
  • Certified pressure testing of assemblies or components

Step files

FCR-A-RA Dual Way Blocked Penetrator.stp
FCR-A Dual Way Blocked Penetrator.stp
5-8 – 18UNF Dual Way Blocked Penetrator.stp

Related files

OptoLink Fibre Penetrator.pdf
OptoLink Handling Instructions

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