Designed by Dr Ville of the now defunct CNEXO, this corer is used in shallow waters to take samples in hard, compact areas.
The Cnexoville has a cylindrical metal fuselage from which protrudes a short tube with a rock-penetrating tip. The tube penetrates the sediment under force of gravity.
- Weight of ballast and fuselage: 450 kg
- Diameter of fuselage: 60 cm
- Length of ballast and fuselage: 2.60 m
- Dimensions of tube: 50 cm x Ø100 mm