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Watertight Cable and Pipe Seals for Floating Wind Turbines

17 Jan 2023

Saitec Offshore Technologies in Bilbao, Spain, has specified Roxtec cable seals for their innovative SATH floating wind turbine concept. After having experienced the seals in the previous BlueSATH project, they decided to use several different Roxtec solutions for their DemoSATH 2MW project.

"Roxtec offers a customized solution for our floating wind project. We need offshore environment protection of the internal equipment and cabinets of the WTG at the transition piece and other areas of the floating platform. We developed an excellent collaboration with their team, and we believe that their watertight solution will have a great performance in harsh offshore conditions," says Aitor Sanz, Offshore Wind MEP Manager at Saitec Offshore Technologies.

Fruitful project collaboration

Saitec Offshore Technologies has designed the SATH floating wind concept, a unique floating platform for offshore wind turbines suitable for shallow and deep waters. As Saitec had previous experience in working with Roxtec, they decided to continue the collaboration on this project. The sealing demand was a fully watertight solution for the offshore environment. Furthermore, the sealing solutions for partitions and cabinets had to be openable and removable in case more cables or ducts had to be installed.

Roxtec | www.roxtec.com

Saitec Offshore Technologies | https://saitec-offshore.com/en/