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Free Fall Corer

Free fall corer 1

General:
The corer is designed for taking samples in sandy sediment. The corer body is manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel and the surface is electropolished. The corer tube is manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel and in the mouth a carver (nose piece) is mounted. At the inside there is an orange peel closing system (core catcher) to prevent the sample from exiting.

Increase of weight:
The top of the corer body has 4 pcs steering fins and it is possible to increase the weight with a maximum mounting of 24 pcs lead weights, 2 kg each. Standard mounting comes with 2 pcs 7 kg lead weights below the fins.

Corer tubes:
Dimensions: OD 60/ID 53 mm. Available length of 1000, 1500 and 2000 mm.

Polypropylene liners:
Dimensions: OD 50/ID 46 mm x 995 mm. Available length of 995, 1495 and 1995 mm.

PMMA Acrylic liners:
Dimensions: OD 50/ID 46 mm x 995 mm. Available length of 995, 1495 and 1995 mm.

Weight:
Weight, standard delivery: 38 kg (incl. 1 m stainless steel tube).
Weight, max.: (with 24 lead weights and 2000 mm corer tube): 93 kg.

Total height without corer tube: 760 mm.

 

Manual:
Click here to download. (PDF - 218 Kb).
 
 
13.570 Small Free fall corer, seen with all the parts that is included in standard delivery.
 
 
13.570 Small Free fall corer - Shown with 24 pcs 2 kg lead weights. (Optional)
 
 
13.570 Small Free fall corer - Shown with 24 pcs 2 kg lead weights. (Optional)
 
 
Quick change system on the small free fall corer.
 
 
Carver, Orange peel and Liner ready for assembly.

Gallery:

Description Ordering No.
A complete gravity corer consists of:
1 pc corer body,
1 pc 1000 mm corer tube,
2 pcs of 7 kg lead weights,
1 pc orange peel closing system, (core catcher),
1 pc carver,
1 pc PVC internal liner
2 kg lead weights are not included. (A maximum of 24 pcs as optional)
13.570
Accessories
1 pc Ø60 x Ø53 x 1000 mm AISI 316 stainless steel corer tube, weight 6,2 kg 13.421
1 pc Ø60 x Ø53 x 1500 mm AISI 316 stainless steel corer tube, weight 9,3 kg 13.421 A
1 pc Ø60 x Ø53 x 2000 mm AISI 316 stainless steel corer tube, weight 12,4 kg 13.421 B
1 pc lead weight 7 kg 13.522
1 pc lead weight 2 kg (Max. mounting of 24 pcs) 13.523
1 pc orange peel closing system - core catcher 13.524
1 pc carver with cutting edge, weight 0,2 kg 13.525
1 pc steering ring for PVC and PMMA acryllic liners, weight 0,1 kg 13.527
1 pc internal PP liner Ø50 x Ø46 x 950 mm, weight 0,3 kg 13.426
1 pc internal PP liner Ø50 x Ø46 x 1495 mm, weight 0,45 kg 13.426 A
1 pc internal PP liner Ø50 x Ø46 x 1995 mm. weight 0,6 kg 13.426 B
1 pc internal PMMA Acrylic liner Ø50 x Ø46 x 950 mm, weight 0,3 kg 13.427
1 pc internal PMMA Acrylic liner Ø50 x Ø46 x 1495 mm, weight 0,45 kg 13.427 A
1 pc internal PMMA Acrylic liner Ø50 x Ø46 x 1995 mm, weight 0,6 kg 13.427 B
1 pc steering ring for PVC and PMMA liners 13.527
1 pc rubber bung for PVC and PMMA liners, weight 0,1 kg 13.528
1 pc adjustable piston rod with silicone packing, length 115 mm 13.019
1 pc adjustable piston rod with silicone packing, length 165 mm 13.015
1 pc adjustable piston rod with silicone packing, length 215 mm 13.017

 

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