Teledyne Marine Receives Spotlight on New Technology Award


​The FlameGuard™ P5-200 is a flame-proof ceramic electrical penetrator for use as part of the fire resistant envelope of an offshore surface wellhead and Christmas tree system.  The penetrator is a key technology element in a 5 kV electrical feedthrough system that provides three-phase power to downhole electrical submersible pumps (ESPs) in offshore dry trees.  The penetrator is rated as fire resistant in accordance with API 6FB, Part II.

“With this penetrator and feedthrough system, Teledyne Marine continues the tradition of developing interconnect technology for the harshest of conditions," said Rich Jones, Vice President of New Product Development.  “Our experience in the subsea environment allows us to easily develop and qualify components for adjacent markets like topside systems with similarly challenging operational requirements."  

The ceramic material was developed by the New Product Development team at the Teledyne Oil & Gas Technology Development Center, in partnership with the advanced materials scientists at Teledyne Scientific, in response to customer demand for a fire-resistant, downhole electrical penetrator.  “Teledyne Scientific has a long history of developing highly reliable solutions for the most extreme environments in aerospace, defense, and commercial applications," said Mike Read, President of Teledyne Marine.  “We were able to draw upon their expertise to select and qualify the materials and processes that give the penetrator its unique features."

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About Teledyne Marine

Teledyne Marine is a collaboration of undersea technology product brands assembled by Teledyne Technologies. In keeping with Teledyne's philosophy, the organizations in the Marine group remain committed to their origins; however, they now join together to provide their collective customers with a new level of combined technology, innovation, and worldwide support.

About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated

Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems.  Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Western and Northern Europe.  For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at

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Marketing Communications Manager, Interconnect/Oil & Gas

Teledyne Marine

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