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1. (WO2018048396) WIRELESS ELECTRICAL FEEDTHROUGH WETMATE CONNECTOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/048396    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/050544
Publication Date: Fri Mar 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H01F 38/14
E21B 47/13
H01R 13/523
Applicants: FMC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Inventors: MURPHY, Richard, M.
Title: WIRELESS ELECTRICAL FEEDTHROUGH WETMATE CONNECTOR
Abstract:
A wetmate connector for wirelessly communicating data or power signals between first and second components includes a first connector half which is mountable to the first component and a second connector half which is mountable to the second component. The first connector half includes a first internal cavity and a first wireless communications device which is positioned in the first internal cavity. The first wireless communications device is operable to transmit or receive wireless data and/or power signals, and the first internal cavity is sealed from an external environment at least when the first connector half is mounted to the first component. The second connector half includes a second internal cavity and a second wireless communications device which is positioned in the second internal cavity. The second wireless communications device is operable to transmit or receive wireless data or power signals, and the second internal cavity is sealed from the external environment at least when the second connector half is mounted to the second component.