Scorpion Oceanics is the UK’s
premier independent manufacturer and distributor of underwater cable systems,
connectors, hydrophones, mouldings, ropes and
terminations. This company is a major supplier of robotically operated
connectors to the nuclear fuel re-processing industry and cable systems for use
We are UK Distributors and Stockists for Birns Inc. USA, underwater electrical
connectors; Souriau Connection Technology, France, underwater and nuclear
electrical connectors; Cortland Cable Company Inc. USA, electro/opto/mechanical
cables and Puget Sound Rope USA, high modulus fibre ropes and hydrophones from
High Tech Inc. USA.
Scorpion Oceanics is a Souriau ‘Value Added Distributor’ and
produces many exclusive connector designs for the UK Royal Navy, Royal
Australian Navy and Royal Netherlands Navy among others.
Scorpion Oceanics serves the key subsea markets including defence, seismic
exploration, ROV’s, diving and oceanography. We also supply many customers
outside these industries including specialist lighting, fountains, search/rescue
and renewable energy.
Applications for our products include Tow Cables, Sonar Systems, Range Cables,
Towed Array Strength Members, Pressure Hull Glanding Cables and Acoustic
Generator Cable Systems for defence; Airgun Umbilicals, Tow Leaders,
Electro-Magnetic Source and Receive Cables, Tail-Buoy Antennae Cables and
Paravane Tow Ropes for seismic exploration; for the ROV industry we produce Terminated
Main Lift Umbilicals, ROV Tethers, Whips and Leads for ROV interconnections and
For the diving industry
Scorpion Oceanics supply the Souriau (Jupiter) range of
Field Installable Metal Shelled Connectors, Non-Magnetic Connectors for
‘stealth’ diving, Miniature Connectors for re-breather systems, Video Camera
Cable and various Mouldings and Encapsulations; other applications include
Cathodic Protection Cables for civil engineering projects, Underwater Plasma
Cutting umbilicals, purpose designed Junction Boxes for flood barrier protection
and Cable Harnesses for broadcast quality underwater filming.
Over the last few years the company has developed the SubOptica
range of fibre optic and hybrid electro/optical connectors. Various planforms
are available from single contact to multiple fibres with power/signal
electrical contacts. Cable plugs and bulkheads together with inline receptacles
are currently offered. The company is also working closely with customers to
develop sub-miniature connectors for wire guidance systems and re-breather
Scorpion Oceanics is a specialist in Polyethylene and Polyurethane Cable
Mouldings and Terminations. The company supplies cable systems for harsh
environments including mechanical (strain) terminations incorporating combined
electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and optical connections.
We offer a complete range of cable and termination accessories including
Polyurethane Twinpacks, Mould Tools and Cable Grips etc. As well as supplying a
complete range of cables, connectors and accessories, this company also offers a
full survey and repair service.
Scorpion Oceanics employs a number of experienced
engineers who are able to undertake repair and re-termination work in-house,
on-site or offshore.
Scorpion Oceanics is a BS EN ISO 9001:2000 Registered Company. Our business
continues to grow at a rate of 20% year on year and enjoy excellent customer and
employee relations. Why not contact us and see how we can help with your
underwater cable requirements.