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I am looking for a ftting to go through my neoprene drysuit for a cable to go through . I know that Typhoon, O3 & the like do them for their heated vest system but wondered if there where any others out there ? Does not need to be switchable so can just be a gland with a straight through cable .
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There are loads of glands that would do the trick, the problem you'll have is that they'll stick out a long way. RS do a 90 degree plated brass gland - so you might be able to get them from a wholesalers for more reasonable money (RS want about £72 for 5!). The other problem is that that have a very small lip that normally fits against whatever they're fitted in, so you'll need a larger washer or similar to stop it just pulling straight out of the suit. Is it a permanent fitting, or is it going to be taken on and off? Another option could be to bastardise an old pee valve and just stick a cable through and glue it up well with araldite or similar.

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Could you mod the guts of an inflator valve, remove the stem, re-tap the thread and fit a cable gland into it? I found with trying to fit a gland into fabric (homebuild rebreather counterlungs) that not many glands are wide enough to stop them pulling free of the fabric.

Or maybe modify a pee valve?
 
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I am looking for a ftting to go through my neoprene drysuit for a cable to go through . I know that Typhoon, O3 & the like do them for their heated vest system but wondered if there where any others out there ? Does not need to be switchable so can just be a gland with a straight through cable .
Any ideas ?
Depends what you want to do with it. Halcyon do one that uses an EO cord connection, but it's frightenly expensive, Or these guys do a different version: Drysuit accesories - ScubaSupport.nl However that too is very expensive.

HTH

John
 
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