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Day Grab 2000 cm²

Day Grab 2000 cm²
12.301 - Day Grab - 2000 cm²:

The main frame, grab and releaser are manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel with an electro polished surface, with overall dimensions of 100 x 100 x 100 cm (loaded position). Max. height when closed: 185 cm. Standard delivery: 255 kg inclusive 4 lead weights, each 5 kg. Support for a maximum of 48 lead weights. Max. weight incl. all lead weights: 475 kg.

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

Sample volume:
Approx. 30 L of sediment.

Sample area:
2000 cm²

Operational depth:
Full oceanographic depth(no limit).

Wire recommendation:
Ø8 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 12.301 BR bracket).
12.301 - Day Grab, sample area 2000 cm².
12.301 - Day Grab, released position.
12.301 - Day Grab with 4 lids supporting the ISO standard.
Day Grab with open lid.
Optional: Camera and light option.

The Day Grab comes with 4 lids; opening the lid(s) allows to take out one or more undisturbed sample to have a look at the stratification of the sediment without releasing the whole sample.

Norwegian ISO standard:
The grab fulfills the Norwegian ISO standard which requires lids with rubber flaps and stainless steel mesh (500 µm) and rubber mats to reduce the shock wave. (16665 Water quality - Guidelines for quantitative sampling and sample processing for of marine soft-bottom macro fauna).


12.301 - Lids with rubber flaps.

Extra lead weights:
The frame supports up to 48 lead weights, each 5 kg.
Standard delivery comes with 4 pcs lead weights.

Support for up to 48 lead weights, each 5 kg.

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 A - Rack with funnel for Day Grab and Van Veen Grabs.
12.305 A - Rack with Day Grab and 3 sieves.