Seaway Heavy Lifting, part of Subsea 7 Renewables & Heavy Lifting Business Unit, is awarded the sizeable contract for the transport and installation of 90 WTG foundations and two offshore substations  Read more
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IHC S-500

The IHC hydraulic underwater hammer is a universal pile-driving tool for use in air and under water. The hammer generates an energy level of up to 500 kNm. One advantage of this hammer is that the energy applied per blow can be continuously adjusted form 5 - 100% during pile driving. The hammer has been used for a variety of template and platform piles in waterdepths to 285m.

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Technical specifications  

General

Name IHC S-500 Hydrohammer

Operating Data


Max. pile energy/blow* kNm
500
Min. pile energy/blow* kNm
25
Blow rate (max. energy) bl/min
50
*) measured in pile

Weights


Ram mt
25
Hammer (in air) mt
56
Flat bottom anvil mt
9
Pile sleeve excluding ballast mt
15
Pile sleeve including ballast mt
25
Total weight in air** mt
90
Total weight under water** mt
74
**) incl. sleeve and ballast

Hydraulic Data


Operating pressure bar
300
Maximum pressure bar
350
Maximum oil flow L/min
1400
Hydraulic supply hose ID (two) in
2
Hydraulic return hose ID (two)

in

2

72 In hammer sleeve


IDmm
1860
Maximum ODmm
3500
Length
mm
3970

84 In hammer sleeve


 
IDmm
2160
Maximum ODmm
3900
Lengthmm
3300