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Gravity Core Ø101.6mm

Application:
The corer is designed for taking samples in sandy sediment fea-turing detachable core tube with a maximum length of 6 metres. (Optional). Up to 12 metres in soft or muddy sediment.

The corer is fully manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel. Finish: Electro polish.

The top of the corer has 6 steering fins and below a platform with room for a total of 5 lead weights, each 15 kg. (Standard delivery comes with 2 pcs of lead weights).

The corer tube is manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel. Finish: Electro polish. Standard delivery is 1500 mm.

Optional:
With coupling device(s) and tube(s) you can extend the core and achieve different lengths, up to a maximum of 12 metres. This feature makes an easier and more compact transportation of the equipment.

Optional:
The gravity corer will also act as a piston corer by adding extra components.

A removable carver is mounted at the end of the corer and inside an orange peel closing system prevents the sample from exit.

Corer tube dimensions:
O.D 101,6/I.D 93,6 mm x 1500 mm.

Plastic liners (Grey PVC).
Dimensions: O.D 90/I.D 86 mm x 1500 mm.

Plastic liners (Partially transparent, light blue colour).
Dimensions: O.D 90/I.D 86 mm x 1500 mm.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Description Ordering no.
Gravity corer, manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel, complete consisting of:
1 pc corer body with 6 steering fins and weight platform. Extended body for a higher number of weights, max. 10 pcs.
1 pc corer, AISI 316 stainless steel, Length 1500 mm
2 pcs lead weights, 20 kg each
1 pc orange peel closing system - core catcher
1 pc carver with cutting edge (nose piece)
1 pc PVC internal liner, 1500 mm
Total weight: 130 kg. Max. weight: 290 kg. (For a core tube of 1500 mm and 10 pcs of weights).
13.540
Other parts recommended  
Corer tube, AISI 316 stainless steel, Ø101,6 x Ø93,6 x 1500 mm, weight 14 kg. 13.541
Extension steel corer tube, AISI 316 stainless steel, Ø101,6 x Ø93,6 x 1500 mm, weight 14 kg. 13.542
Coupling device for connecting 2 pcs tubes, weight 3 kg. 13.543
Carver with cutting edge, weight 3 kg. 13.544
Internal PVC liner, Ø90 x Ø86 x 1500 mm 13.545
Internal PVC liner, Ø90 x Ø86 x 1500 mm, partially transparent. (Light blue colour). 13.556
Lead weight, 20 kg each 13.546
Orange peel closing system, (core catcher), weight 1 kg. 13.547
Piston rod for ejecting the sample 13.548
Drum with ratchet 13.549
Extension for piston corer function requires:  
1 pc Kullenberg releaser inclusive weight station (30 kg) and wire. 1 pc cap nut with shackle, 1 pc wire for 1500 mm tube. (Standard delivery).

Note: The wire length for Kullenberg releaser and for the internal piston must be changed accordingly to the length of the sample tube.

13.560