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OSIL • 3m Gravity Corer

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Product
OSIL 3m Gravity Corer
Category
Environmental ● Geotechnical
Type
Gravity Corer
Manufacturer
OSIL
Procurement
RentLeaseBuyCustom Solution
Available Configurations
3m ● 6m
Key Features
  • Collects core samples of up to 3m in length
  • Totally customisable design including weights and core length
  • Easily replaceable carbon steel core catcher and core cutter
  • Reliable and easy to operate
 
Overview
OSIL's 3m Gravity Corer is a simple and reliable instrument for collecting sediment cores from coastal and deepwater sites for sample analysis. The corer uses the pull of gravity to penetrate the seabed with its carbon steel core barrel, which can collect samples of up to 3m in length.

The 3m Gravity Corer is easy to use and very cost-effective. The entire corer is made from carbon steel and is fitted with stabilising fins to ensure that the corer penetrates the seabed in a straight line. The standard lead weights supplied with the corer comprise of 4 layers, each weighing 62kg. Each layer comes in two segments and the total added weight is 248kg.

A replaceable core liner is housed within the carbon steel barrel to ensure that it is simple to remove the collected sample. The barrel is fitted with a sharpened replaceable carbon steel core cutter to ensure minimal disturbance. Sample loss on retrieval is minimised by a core catcher fitted inside the end of the barrel.

The robust design of OSIL's 3m Gravity Corer can be easily customised for a wide variety of applications. The corer's simplistic design means it calls for little maintenance and can be galvanised or painted to the customers requirements.
 
Weight Package
Weight (In Air)
248 kg
Additional Weights
The standard lead weights supplied with the corer comprise 4 layers, each weighing 62kg. Each layer comes in two segments and the total added weight is 248kg.
 
Corer Barrel
Length
3 m
Material
Carbon steel (other options available)
Samples
Liner Diameter (Inside)
66.5 mm
Sample Diameter
66.5 mm
Accessories & Consumables
OSIL can supply the following sampling accessories and consumables for gravity coring operations:
  • Corer barrels (carbon steel)
  • Sample liners (PVC liners available in choice of black, grey, and UV-stabilised opaque)
  • Cutting shoes
  • Core catchers (316 stainless steel catchers available in a range of finger thicknesses (standard 0.25mm) and diameters)
  • Sample liner end caps (push fit polyethylene core caps available in a range of materials, colours, and diameters. Operating temperature range -40°C to +66°C to ensure sample integrity)





 
Launch & Recovery
Overview
A-FrameCraneLARSWinchOSIL's 3m Gravity Corer can be deployed and recovered via a range of methods, including A-frame and hoisting winch, deck crane, and dedicated launch and recovery system (LARS), ensuring equipment and personnel safety during operations.
 
A-Frame ● Crane ● LARS
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Cutting shoe and core catcher specifically designed to minimise sample disturbance
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