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Subsea rock anchoring

Subsea rock anchoring

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Dear all

I´m currently working on the design of a subsea apparatus which should be able to I) drill a hole of about 50 - 60 mm (diameter) in granite, II) place an anchor (a T-bolt or a rock bolt (mechanical or friction type)) and, III) fixate the anchor (by for example grouting or by fixating the mechanical rock bolt). This all has to be performed at a water depth of maximum 100 meters without the need of a diver. The maximum load on the anchor is 40 tons. I prefer to not use grouting or epoxy as this complicated the device.

Although I have knowledge on subsea hardware engineering, I do not have knowledge on: A) hard rock drilling (equipment) and B) (hard rock) anchoring. Therefore I am looking for people, companies, knowledge and or technology that could be useful. Can someone give some suggestions as where to look?
Thank you very much,
Peter

RE: Subsea rock anchoring

You can try Geocean, they are used to construct special machines to work underwater at depths even deeper than 100 m (site investigation offshore for the oïl and gas industry.

http://www.geocean.fr/contact/

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