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Day Grab 1000 cm²

Day Grab stor
12.300/12.311 - Day Grab - 1000 cm²:

The main frame, grab and releaser are manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel with an electro polished surface, with overall dimensions of 70 x 70 x 70 cm. Standard delivery: 75 kg inclusive 4 lead weights.

The Day Grab is highly suitable for taking well-defined samples from hard as well as soft sediments.

Sample volume:
Approx. 15 L of sediment.

Sample area:
1000 cm²

Operational depth:
Full oceanographic depth (no limit)

Wire recommendation:
Ø6 mm stainless steel wire, for deployment.

Camera option:
For a max. depth of 500 m it is possible adding our camera and light option (requires the 12.300 BR bracket).
12.300 - Day Grab 1000 cm², complete with 4 lead weights and safety split.
12.300 - Day Grab 1000 cm², complete with 4 lead weights and safety split.
12.300 - Day Grab 1000 cm², complete with 4 lead weights and safety split.

The top of the grab comes with 4 lids, (120 x 120 mm each), so you can take out some sample without emptying the grab.

The inner shovel is based on KC Denmark's Van Veen Grab 1000 cm² design and is made out of 6 mm AISI 316 stainless steel.




Norwegian ISO standard:
Model 12.311 has 4 lids with stainless steel mesh and rubber mats to reduce the shock wave, as per Norwegian ISO standard (16665 Water quality - Guidelines for quantitative sampling and sample processing for of marine soft-bottom macro fauna).

Updating an old grab to the ISO norm can be done by adding spare part kit 12.311 L.

4 lids mounted on top of the Day Grab.
12.311 - Day Grab comes with 4 lids, having rubber flaps and stainless mesh.

The operational weight between 55 and 165 kg (exclusive the sediment sample) demands winch operation. You can mount a maximum of 22 pcs lead weights, 5 kg each. Standard delivery includes 4 pcs of weights.

The 4 frames can hold a maxium of 8 pc lead weights each (2 on each frame as shown on photo). Each of the two lead weight stations can hold 8 lead weights giving the grab a total weight of 165 kg.

- Exclusive lead weights: 55 kg

- Standard delivery: 75 kg inclusive 4 lead weights

- Maximum weight: (22 pcs of weights): 165 kg

80.407 - Lead weight 5 kg.
Fully mounted Day Grab with 22 lead weights.

Safety split:
The Day Grab is equipped with a security clip to avoid an unintended release of the grab causing injury.

12.302 - Safety split for Day Grab.

Emptying or loading the Day Grab:

Rack with protection grating. Heavy-duty design so you can empty or load Van Veen, Ekman and other grabs. Diameter of stainless steel bars: 10 mm. Space between the bars: 15 mm.





Room for 3 stackable sieves, to be ordered separately. Weight, no sieves: 50 kg. For more information please read here: 12.305 Rack with funnel for Sieves

12.305 - Rack with funnel for Day Grab and Van Veen Grabs.
12.305 - Rack with Day Grab and 3 sieves.
Description Ordering No.
A complete Day grab consists of 1 pc rack with 1 pc grab of 1000 cm² and 4 pcs lead weights, each 5 kg. Sample volume: 15 L. Total weight of 75 kg. 12.300
Lead weight, 5 kg each. It is recommended to add 2 pcs at a time to keep the balance of the Day Grab. (2 diagonally placed weight stations for the weights).

Maximum mounting: 22 pcs (inclusive standard delivery of 4 pcs).

Shipping weight and measurements
L x B x H: 120 x 80 x 96 cm. Gross weight (inclusive 4 lead weights) 173 kg incl. pallet.