The MK-III Corer is constructed of mild steel and is covered with an inorganic zinc compound and an epoxy primer and overcoat to protect against rust and corrosion. The unit holds a 0.25m2 stainless steel sample box (50cm x 50 cm) and has a maximum penetration of 60 cm. Special features include: automatic door closing device, pretrip preventer bar with posi-action hook, quick release spade latches, jacking dolly for mounting and removing sample box and spade. Unit description includes one stainless steel sample box. Overall weight of Corer is approximately 740 kilos. Overall height is 212 cm with a deck footprint of 165 cm x 192 cm.
MK-III Box (Spade) Corer. Ready for at-sea operation
Second Spade, Box and Jacking Dolly for fast turn around
Box, stainless steel, 50cm x 50cm x 60cm.
Box, as above with 25 individual sub-sampler partitions
Screen set (25) for subsamplers above
Lifting Cable, galvanized steel wire with special end fittings
Safety Pin, column (2 required)
Wire door actuator set
Bungee, rubber, for door and trigger actuation
Screw, stainless steel for box lids (100pcs.)
Spade Liner/door gasket kit includes: 1 spade liner, 2 door gasket, glue & brush