Cone De-airer System

The Feritech CPT Cone De-airer is designed to remove air and fully saturate the pore sensor and filter to give a much improved pore pressure response. Our Cone De-airer can be used with any brand of geotechnical cone.

The system uses a vacuum pump to evacuate the cylinder containing the cones, this causes the glycerine or silicone oil to fully saturate any air space within the pore sensor.

The system is built into a rugged steel (or stainless steel) frame and can be supplied in a weatherproof enclosure for use outdoors. We can also offer a compact unit for use inside CPT vehicles.

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Product Highlights

  • Pump: Rotary vane vacuum pump
  • Voltage: 90-250VAC or 12/24VDC
  • Current: 1.1A @ 50hz (1.3A @ 60hz) or 12A/6A DC
  • Frame: 50cm x 20cm x 60cm
  • Cylinder: 50cm high x 10cm Ø
  • Weight: Approx. 18kg

Bespoke Solutions

Using the latest techniques, we can deliver bespoke solutions for your next subsea challenge. We have designed equipment that has been used on seabed frames, sent downhole, attached to buoys and masts, or towed behind vessels.

Whether the solution requires electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic or simulation techniques, Feritech have the experience and skills to take on any project in the marine industry (or indeed, onshore).

Please contact us to discuss your ideas and to find out more.