Proven in North Sea oil and gas operations are a range of underwater hydraulic power tools.
Hydraulic jacks and compact power tools are offered with 8-lb light weight, 4 to 150-tonne heavy-duty capacity, and stand-alone hydraulic power tools that require no external power source. With hydraulic hose, the compact units have worked at up to 150-m / 500-ft depths.
Other compact underwater tools include 10 to 150-tonne-rated jacks, hollow jacks used for pulling and rated 10 to 116-tonne, lifting wedges with 10 to 20 tonne rating, flange spreaders rated 4 to 15 tonne, nut splitters in a 24 to 41-mm hex nut range, cutters for up to 25-mm cable, and steel chain link cutters.
Baker & Provan Pty. Ltd.
PO Box 271, St. Marys NSW 1790 Australia