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Subsea Load Pin – SSLP – 2.0

The DLM subsea load pin is manufactured from high tensile 17-4PH H1150D stainless steel fully traceable from European mills and designed for the rugged offshore and subsea industry. The subsea load pin is DLM’s flagship product, ideal for use in subsea vehicles, moorings and other marine/offshore applications.

The Subsea Load Pin can also be supplied with various electrical outputs for easy interfacing with a host of different instrumentation and displays. With a minimum double o-ring sealed construction along with hermetic sealing and encapsulation against  vibration and mechanical shock, the subsea Load Pin leads the field in rugged and functional Load Cell design. The Subsea Load Pin can be custom designed by DLM engineers to meet clients exacting requirements and each design is proven with a full FEA analysis.

Key Features

  • Stainless steel construction
  • Minimum of 5:1 safety factor
  • Fully sealed and protected up to 4000m water depth
  • Wide range of electrical outputs
  • Custom design


  • Trenching / plough vehicles
  • ROV’s
  • Subsea moorings

Dimensional Data


Pin Material17-4PH H1150D stainless steel
Bridge Resistance350Ω - 1000Ω
Accuracy<±1.0% FRO
Load ratings1 - 2000t
Operating temperature-20°C to +70°C
Signal conditioner optionsmV gauge output / 4 -20mA 3 wire amplifier / 4 - 20mA 2 wire amplifier / RS485 MODBUS signal conditioner / RS485 ASCII signal conditioner / 0 - 10V Amplifiers
Input Voltage10V excitation for mV output pin / 12-30VDC for internal Amplifiers
Degree of protection optionsSubsea to 4000m water depth
Connection optionsMCBH3MP or MCBH4MP subsea connector / BH3MP or BH4MP subsea connector / 4 6.5 MBORA subsea connector
Locking and fixing arrangementskeeper slot and lock plates / Anti-rotation bracket / Thread and nut with split pin / Welded bracket
CertificationCalibration, proof load and test certificates to BS EN 10002/2 1992 / Material certification to 3.1 or 3.2 upon request
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