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Spherical Instrument Housing

Series 6000

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SOSI Series 6000, Spherical Titanium Instrument Housings are manufactured by the Experimental Design Bureau of Oceanological Engineering (EDBOE), a division of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Series 6000 Housings are designed and tested for operations to depths of 6,000 meters and are available in a variety of diameters. They are fabricated with high quality Russian titanium, providing long life in the harshest ocean environments. Their simple closure and seal designs insure reliable leak proof operation that you can depend upon. The housings come standard with blank connector ports and are provided with O-ring face seals and titanium fastening hardware. Custom porting and machining for electrical connectors and vents can be provided.

The housings are supplied with simple bolt flanges for securing the spherical halves together. Housings can be delivered with a natural finish or with a variety of internal and external surface finishes. They are also available with an optional cylindrical center section to extend the length.


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Features and Options

Standard Features
6,000 M Depth Rating
Natural Finish
O-Ring Face Seal
Standard Sizes
Tested & Certified
Titanium Fasteners
10,000 M Depth Rating
Custom Finish
Custom Sizes
Custom Machining
Electrical Connectors
Cylindrical Extensions

Standard Sizes

Standard Sizes
Outer Dia.
Inner Dia.
Flange Dia.
200 mm
192 mm
220 mm
2.5 kg
2 kg
250 mm
240 mm
270 mm
4.5 kg
4 kg
300 mm
288 mm
325 mm
8.0 kg
6 kg
350 mm
336 mm
375 mm
12 kg
10 kg
400 mm
384 mm
430 mm
18 kg
16 kg
450 mm
432 mm
485 mm
25 kg
23 kg
500 mm
480 mm
540 mm
45 kg
33 kg
650 mm
626 mm
692 mm
81 kg
77 kg
925 mm
885 mm
976 mm
255 kg
165 kg


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