INOVA proudly represents the durable, low-maintenance AHV-IV family of vibrators with the latest advances in source technology implemented in the industry standard Articulated Hydrostatic Vehicle (AHV) design.
A variety of configurations and a comprehensive selection of customizable options are avaiable on our AHV-IV product line to accommodate variations in terrain, environment, or imaging requirements.
INOVA offers two options to meet imaging and operational requirements in the form of different actuators - the PLS-364 Commander and the PLS-380 Renegade. These are available with customizable features, such as a winter-package for arctic environments and standard or heavy-duty tracks for loose impediment and icy conditions
Accurately charged accumulators dampen mechanical noise at the actuator so accelerometer measurements of ground force are more accurate.
More than 600 AHV-IV vibrators have been sold directly for use the extreme heat of desert environments
AHV-IVs can be customized in a variety of ways to provide the ultimate operating experience
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Ensuring P-wave propagation and high-force energy penetration in a variety of terrains is our first priority when implementing new vib technology or design changes to our AHV-IV Commander and Renegade vibrators.
If your imaging goal is waveform inversion model building (Baeten, 2013) or structural analysis that requires wavelet sharpness (Denis, 2013), the AHV-IV is the best broadband vibrator for the survey.
Anyone who’s spent time maintaining a vib fleet knows how mechanical failures and downtime can delay a seismic acquisition program - delays that are costly to both the geophysical contractor and the E&P operator. The ability to easily diagnose and fix problems in the field is essential, but more importantly, reliability and uptime are the primary reasons why the AHV-IV class of vibrators is still #1 in the industry.
With more than 1800 in operation around the world and a rich history that dates back to 1970 with the introduction of the very first AHV vibrator (under Litton Resources Services aka LRS), the AHV-IV product line is still known for its dependability and durability today.
All INOVA systems contain a robust software called iX that consolidates source control and spread management into one simplified view for the Party Chief. Managing and visualizing source operations on a single system ensures higher quality imaging through better QC so you never miss a sweep.Learn More
A built-in system that auto-lubricates contact points which reduces wear and tear on high friction parts such as pins and guide columns.
Within the AHV-IV there are four accumulators that require nitrogen charging. This kit simplifies the process and helps a vib tech manage the appropriate levels of pressure to charge the nitrogen to help reduce noise and provide a more accurate measure of force.
In high-productivity 24/7 operations, it can be difficult to schedule routine oil changes without breaking stride. We’ve created a hydraulic oil filtration kit that helps remove contaminants and prolongs the life of the oil.
For operations in Arctic climates where freezing temperatures make vibrator maintenance nearly impossible, we’ve created a fully enclosed environment complete with cameras and a lighting system to provide shelter for the technician and to keep the vib components protected.
Due to their size, rear visibility and emergency braking in a vib can be incredibly difficult leading to costly errors. Additional features such as backup cameras or an external emergency stop control can be installed to help prevent HSE-related incidents.
AHV-IV 364 Commander
|Shaker Model:||P-Wave Vibrator; PLS-364|
|Peak Force:||275 kN (61,800 lb)|
|Frequency Limit:||<1 Hz to 250 Hz|
|Hold down weight:||22,383 kg (50,350 lb -min) or 29,030 kg (64,000 lb-max)|
|Mass Weight:||4,998 kg (11,020 lb)|
|Driven Weight:||2,027 kg (4,469 lb)|
|Useable Stroke:||9.83 cm (3.87 in)|
AHV-IV 380 Renegade
|Shaker Model:||P-Wave Vibrator; PLS-380|
|Peak Force:||356 kN (80,000 lb)|
|Frequency Limit:||<1 Hz to 250 Hz|
|Hold down weight:||36,287 kg (80,000 lb)|
|Mass Weight:||5,910 kg (13,029 lb)|
|Driven Weight:||1,985 kg (4,377 lb)|
|Useable Stroke:||10.16 cm (4.0 in p-p)|
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