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Vibracoring System


To overcome obstacles posed by coarse-grained layers, Livingstone corers can be used with the LacCore vibracoring system that attaches to the drive rods at the surface. This allows coring through thicker coarse-grained units (sands/gravels, tephras), which are notoriously difficult to push through without vibration or percussion. Other Livingstone corers are specially modified for coring through fibrous material such as peat.


Livingstone with Vibracorer attachment.

Livingstone corer with Vibracorer attachment.