Caissons are a vital and important structural part of offshore production platforms and vessels. The two main types of caissons are seawater lift and drain. Crevice corrosion as well as pipe corrosion has been a problem that structural and maintenance teams have had to contend with for many years.

GMC’s mechanical connector is a high fatigue and high performing connector that has been designed and engineered to overcome crevice corrosion problems.

  • Multiple metal to metal seals; no elastomers
  • Non Rotational Hydraulic make up procedure
  • Quick and reliable make up in around 2 minutes
  • ISO qualified; DNV witnessed and certified
  • Preload spacer to eliminate crevice corrosion
  • Highly configurable to size and material specifications

In conjunction with approved fabrication facilities and vendors, GMC work with our customers to provide a complete caisson installation solution. Working to agreed specifications on size, weight, coating, handling and the installation, GMC provide a reliable product and service complimenting and enhancing your structural integrity and maintenance operations. GMC can provide connector supply only, or the complete turnkey solution.

With sizes ranging from 10” to 60”, call us today and let’s discuss your requirements for caisson installation and the replacement of existing caissons.