BIRNS in the News
View the following articles from our archive. This section is updated regularly, and appears in chronological order from the latest to the past.
Amy Brown, Director of Corporate Communications for BIRNS, authored the feature article “The Changing Face of the Connector Industry” for International Ocean Systems magazine’s Connectors/Cables/Winches issue. BIRNS also was chosen for the cover image for this important issue.
BIRNS contributed a feature article to Sea Technology’s 2014 Connector issue entitled “Deep-Submergence Electrical Connectors for 4,500-Meter-Rated AUV.” The article details BIRNS’ development of custom cable assemblies and connectors for High-Pressure Environments.
BIRNS contributed a feature article to Sea Technology’s 2013 Connector Issue entitled “Precision Electro-Opto-Mechanical Cable Assembly for a Towed Array.” The article details BIRNS’ development of a unique EOM cable assembly for the tow cable of a high-performance passive towed array.
BIRNS contributed a feature article for Nuclear Engineering International’s December 2012 issue entitled “How to Choose Lights for Nuclear Applications”. The article includes detailed analysis on how to select underwater lighting for nuclear power stations with the most effective, safe designs, while factoring in issues like reducing radwaste, considering effects on performance due to exposure to fuel, and staying compliant with new post-Fukushima protocols.
BIRNS contributed another feature article for Sea Technology’s 2012 Connector issue entitled “Electrical Penetrators for Saturation Diving System.” The article details the use of 27 ABS Product Design Assessment (PDA) certified BIRNS electrical (NPT) penetrators for subsea connectivity in IUC’s 12-Man portable SAT VI System, rated to 1,000 FSW.
BIRNS contributed a feature article for Sea Technology’s 2011 Connector issue entitled “High-Density Electrical Connector Pair Designed For Extreme Depths.” The article included a case study of a solution provided for Oceaneering International in which we developed high performance, custom-designed flange bulkhead connectors for an ROV’s sonar system within a mere six weeks.