The FLOT tool is designed to operate in conjunction with a torque tool and is used to orientate and guide flying leads into the stab plate connections. The FLOT tool is designed to take the PSS class 1-4 torque tool, but can easily accommodate similar tools from other manufacturers. A rotary actuator allows a pitch alignment of plus 60 or minus 90 degrees with a load of up to 250kg attached. The tool is also equipped with a roll alignment function giving a rotation of plus or minus 15 degrees.
The FLOT tool is compact and the tool mounting base is supplied with a selection of mounting holes for mounting within the forward structure of the ROV. The pitch and roll actuators can be controlled from the TTCS or ROVs spare directional control valves.