API Type 2 Hot Stab

API HOT STAB – Type 2 – Dual Bore Multiport (Taper)

The TYPE 2 Hot Stab is a pressure-balanced Hot stab connector and Receptacle.

Typically has 2 individual ports using a tapered design, each of the ports is located on a different seal bore.

Non-standard design has seen 6 individual ports located on 2 seal diameters

Internal bore and hydraulic ports can be optimised depending on size, design pressure, interface requirements, and number of ports.

Vent port “O” is required to prevent a hydraulic lock during insertion and removal of the hot stabs.

Secc’s male Hot Stab and female Receptacle assemblies have offered robust proven operation up to 15,000PSI, for over 20 years.


  • Design and testing in accordance with API 17D Type 1 requirements.
  • Pressure balanced design: No Hydrostatic axial loading
  • Activates under full working pressure
  • DNV qualified API6A 17D to PSL3 PR2 for Other End Connectors (OEC)
  • Supplied as a Hot Stab and Female receptacle
  • Locking handle included
  • Various handle types
  • Compatible with a wide range of fluid media, including but not limited to:
    • Hydraulic control fluid
    • Acid stimulation
    • Scale inhibitors
    • Cement for P&A work
  • Applications
    • Intervention
    • Manifolds
    • Subsea tooling
    • Cementing and P&A work
    • Decommissioning
    • Work over & well stimulation
    • Drilling
    • Pipeline pre-commissioning and commissioning

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