Black Gator(r) Power Feed-Thru Connectors

The PFT’s modular design offers superior flexibility in an integrated, standardized line of connectors. Superior technology solves power feed-thru challenges with maximum endurance proven in the Canadian SAGD environment.

  • Base and cable kits
  • Accommodates flat or round cables
  • Reduced installation time and field assembly
  • Increased run-time with products designed to adjust to thermal expansion & decompression
  • PEEK™ components are superior to molded rubber, working continuously at elevated temperatures
  • Both standard & explosion-proof versions fabricated from carbon steel

BLACK GATOR® SURFACE CONNECTORS

Offered in both Standard Non-Explosion Proof and C1D1 Explosion Proof, our connectors meet NACE MRO 175 specifications.

Additional Features:

  • Black finish for maximum corrosion protection & lubrication
  • Available in 90°, 45°, low-profile & tri-lead (non-explosion) designs
  • Available with multiple types & lengths of cable
  • 5kV (up to 1/0 AWG shielded cable and 2.4V non-shielded cable for C1D1)
  • 205A, depending on cable size

BLACK GATOR® LOWER CONNECTORS

Lower connectors are supplied as a flexible, single-body design base kit—simply add the cable kit to fit. As half of the Gator Splice®, these are adapted to fit the Black Gator® No Splice Packer Penetrator.

Additional Features:

  • Black anti-corrosive and anti-galling finish
  • Flat armor adaptor eliminates transitions and Gator Grip® crimpless contacts
  • Re-buildable
  • Supplied connected to flat or round cable as a pigtail or as a field attachable connector
  • 5kV, 205A (depending on cable size—flat or round: 6 – 1/0 AWG)
  • 5000 psi & up to 450° with high-temperature components

BLACK GATOR® GATOR FEED®

This economical, rebuildable two-piece system offers an alternative to replacing cable-pack off assemblies, while the shorter profile length allows for installation in short or restricted tubing head bowls.

Additional Features:

  • Black anti-corrosive and anti-galling finish
  • Thermoplastic (PEEK™) insulators and pressure block
  • Same outstanding technology as the Black Gator® Lower Connectors
  • Standard and C1D1 Explosion Proof versions
  • 5kV, 205A (depending on cable size)
  • 3000 psi

WELLHEAD PENETRATORS

Although offered in numerous OD profiles, all the penetrators have the same male electrical connection and mechanical connection to the lower connector.

Additional Features:

  • Black anti-corrosive and anti-galling finish
  • Thermoplastic (PEEK™) insulators and pressure block
  • Optional 2-Turn Gator Loc™ connection and I-Seal™
  • Available in Standard or C1D1 Explosion Proof versions & in Slim-Line O.D. as small as 1.20”
  • 5kV, 205A
  • 5000 psi & up to 450° with high-temperature components

PACKER PENETRATORS

The Tri-Gator®, Black Gator® and Gator-PAK™ No-Splice Packer Penetrators all eliminate costly vertical splices, saving thousands annually in reduced rig down-time. Each model offers slightly different options; the Tri-Gator® is field attachable in a compact 0.99” OD profile, the Black Gator® modified penetrator becomes a power sub, and the Gator-PAK™ combines the lower connector and power sub in one convenient unit.

Additional Features:

  • Flat or round cable compatible: flat armor adaptor eliminates the transition from flat to round
  • No potting
  • Gator Grip® crimpless contacts
  • Floating seal and I-Seal™
  • 5kV, Tri-Gator® and Gator-PAK™: 5000 psi, Black Gator®: 7500 psi
  • Up to 350°, depending on operating requirements and conditions

GATOR SPLICE®

Eliminating the need for splicing, the Gator Splice® includes the field-attachable lower connector and the Gator Splice®, providing quick and easy assembly.

Additional Features:

  • Gator Loc™ 2-turn connection, providing fast makeup between Black Gator® components
  • Floating Seal and I-Seal™, offering 4 seals in one without a key or keyway
  • Gator Grrip® crimpless contacts
  • 5kV, 205A
  • 5000 psi & up to 350°, depending on operating requirements and conditions

WELLHEAD ADAPTERS

We offer two Wellhead Adapters, accommodating 2-3/8” to 3-1/2” tubing. Both can be supplied with lockscrews in the top flange and have feed-thru ports designed to accept mini-mandrel or Gator Feed®.

Additional Features:

  • GT6 has a 7” tubing hanger to accommodate 2-3/8” to 2-7/8” tubing
  • GT8 has a 9” tubing hanger to accommodate 2-3/8” to 3-1/2” tubing
  • API 7-1/16” flanged tops and bottoms