K Controls products for sub-sea use are
used to accurately monitor the position of on/off or modulating valves.
Applications where the products are used include rig positioning,
sub-sea emergency shut down or manifold valves and tanker loading or
Enclosures are available in a range of
materials including carbon steel, 316L stainless steel,
stainless steel (20%Cr -18%Ni-6%Mo), Duplex
2205 and Super Duplex.
Surface coatings of the carbon steel and 316L stainless units include
NORSOK M501 Rev 6 System 7B (Sub-sea) paint
Most units are designed for depths to 150
metres and special pressure balanced units are available for depths to
A variety of hermetically sealed solid
state or reed style proximity switches can be fitted together with
4-20mA, HART®, PROFIBUS® or FOUNDATION™ fieldbus position transmitters.
The option of component redundancy is
ATEX 11 2 G Ex ia and Ex d certification is an option
should the unit be required for intermittent submersion in a hazardous
A standard M20 or ˝” NPT conduit entry is
provided. Alternatively the base can be machined to accept a customer
specified sub-sea connector or cable penetrator.
A reference list of clients that use K
Controls products for sub-sea applications is available on request.