Vulcan Offshore Tip #20: Cushion Pot Dimensions

Frequently in the course of designing a foundation, the dimensions of the cushion block are necessary for purposes of computing its stiffness for the wave equation analysis. Below are the cushion pot dimensions for our air/steam hammers:

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Hammer A B C D E F
2, 30C 10 1/4 7 1 1/2
1, 06, 50C, 65C, 505, 506, 106 11 1/4 7 3/8 1 1/2 3 18 1/2 3
0, 08, 0R, 010, 010 Offshore, 012, 508, 510, 512, 65CA, 80C, 85C, 100C 13 3/4 8 1/2 2 3 18 1/2 3
014, 016, 140C 17 1/4 7 2 4 18 1/2 4
020 Onshore, 030 Onshore, 200C Onshore 19 1/2 7 2 6 3/4 25 5
020 Offshore, 030 Offshore, 520, 530, 535, 200C Offshore 22 1/2 5 4 6 1/4 25 5
040, 340 25 1/4 9 1/2 4 12 1/4 26 1/2 5
060, 360 27 1/4 6 1/2 6 12 1/2 31 6
540 27 1/4 7 1/2 6 12 1/2 25 6
560, 5110 31 1/4 7 1/2 6 12 1/2 31 6
3100 36 1/4 7 1/2 6 12 1/2 25 6
5100 41 1/4 7 1/2 6 6 40 3
5150 45 1/4 9 1/2 6 6 40 3
4250 66 10 1/2 8
6300 71 1/4 10 1/2 8

All dimensions in inches.

Note: Tip date 1 August 1980. Hammers and accessory dimensions have been added to the list to include onshore hammers and offshore hammers developed after that date. All additions are shown in italics.

Following is an explanation of how these configurations actually look on Vulcan hammers.

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