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Deep-seabed Mining Laboratory Since1978

Used in the performance test of deep-seabed mining robots, such as soft ground driving, mining, and transfer.

30m×6m×5m(L×W×D), (Soft soil mixer(L×W) : 1.5m×5.5m, 14kW), (Carriage : Max. speed 1.5m/s)
3D motion capture
Function : Performance test of deep-seabed manganese nodule miner, various underwater equipment
Achievement :
- Tested capacity and driving of the deep sea mining robot (Minero I, Minero II) (2008-2013)
- VIV (Vortax Induced Vibration) test 7 times