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OSIL Giant Piston Corer for First Institute of Oceanography

OSIL Giant Piston Corer for First Institute of Oceanography

OSIL have produced a 30m Giant Piston Corer for the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO), State Oceanic Administration (SOA), China.

The OSIL Giant Piston Corer and handling package was supplied to the FIO by JESSN Marine Equipment Co., Ltd (Ningbo, China).

The Giant Piston Corer from OSIL (Ocean Scientific International Ltd.) is a rugged and reliable system, which can achieve up to 60m core samples in soft cohesive sediments and muds. The system is a modular construction with a unique integral piston, which reduces internal friction and prevents plugging. The corer can be manufactured from carbon steel or stainless steel, and is a much sought after tool for the study of marine sediments.

Ocean Scientific International Ltd. have a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in designing, planning and installing customised coring systems, and can pair the system with a variety of different handling systems to suit  the existing vessel layout, equipment and available deck space. 

For further information or sales enquiries please contact: sales@osil.co.uk or call +44 (0) 2392 488 240. 

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